Friday, July 6, 2012

Butterfly & Moth Memories and crafts

The morning after we discovered the name of the Painted Lichen Moth from our backyard and released it from our bug box, we borrowed this adorable idea of painted feet butterfly/moth prints from a homeschool friend on facebook. The feet prints were supposed to be opposite feet so the toes went out, but we had fun with the happy accident.

Stages of the Butterfly Life Cycle Snack!!!

A couple months ago, we made some fun butterfly crafts before we did our annual field trip to the butterfly garden. A cute clothespin coffee filter one, and painted egg carton caterpillars too.

The painted lichen moth and also, a recent monarch from our backyard...

For LOADS more fun activities and crafts, check out my homemade butterfly unit study from last year: Awesome Butterfly Moments and, it's definitely worth checking out the one I put together on Click Beetles, which includes more crafts and fun bug songs: Click Beetles Won't Bug You.

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