Monarch Migration

Unit Content

Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Ages 3 to 6: Sequence the stages of a butterfly's life from egg to adult while practicing letter formation and handwriting

Find the Missing Piece

Ages 2 to 4: Develop the art of observation and practice early problem solving skills while learning about the life cycle of a Monarch butterfly.

The Flight of a Butterfly

Ages 5 to 6+: Learn about the four forces of flight (lift, thrust, drag and gravity) and find out how these forces help a butterfly fly

Monarch Migration Map

Ages 5 to 6+: Use the map to learn about a Monarch's migration routes from North America to their winter roosts in Mexico

Monarch Observation

Ages 3 to 6+: Explore Monarchs up close and make observations in writing

Monarch Counting

Ages 3 to 6: Identify specific flowers that attract Monarch butterflies while practicing counting and one-to-one correspondence

Monarch Counting Cards

Ages 2 to 6+: Practice counting, one-to-one correspondence, and identifying quantities while building mathematical skills

Birds vs. Butterflies: Comparing Wings

Ages 5 to 6+: Learn how a bird's wings are different from the wings of a butterfly

Hibernate or Migrate?

Ages 3 to 6: Sort a collection of animals by whether each one hibernates or migrates, and learn what a Monarch butterfly does when the weather gets colder

How Do Butterflies Flap Their Wings?

Ages 5 to 6+: Explore the flapping movement of a butterfly's wings by creating a 3D model

Parts of a Butterfly

Ages 4 to 6+: Build scientific vocabulary and independent writing skills by observing, identifying, and labeling the parts of a butterfly

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Unit Includes

  • 11 Lessons