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They don’t have a backbone or body skeleton. This is by far the largest group of animals.

A butterfly is an invertebrate.

Activity: Butterfly life cycle

A butterfly lays eggs on a leaf. A caterpillar hatched from an egg. The caterpillar grows up and changes into a chrysalis. After a while the chrysalis opens and out comes a butterfly.

Ask your child to place each picture in the correct order.

Butterfly Lifecycle

Here is a link to print at home:

Butterfly Life Cycle to pint
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Glue each step linked to the lifecycle of a butterfly

You can use felt to make a leaf and a cocoon so your child can play, making the caterpillar becoming a butterfly. You can also use this when reading the very hungry caterpillar.

The very hungry caterpillar by Eric Carle

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