Posted by: ad65shorty | April 14, 2009

Pasta Butterfly Lifecycle

Teach your children the lifecycle of the butterfly using items in your kitchen!

1.  Rice or acini de pepe (can be found by the noodles) = eggs

2.  Corkscrew pasta = caterpillars

3.  Shell pasta = chrysallis

4.  Bow-tie pasta = butterflies

I like doing it in a circle so it shows the cycle. I also have the kids decorate the background of each section with crayons, such as a leaf for the eggs, a twig for the chrysallis, etc. Also, each section is numbered 1 through 4 (although my pictures are inaccurate).

101_1300

2-year-old

My son did this version in preschool. He colored the noodles with markers. Also cute!

101_1301

4-year-old

About these ads

Responses

  1. I love this idea and will be linking :)


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 464 other followers

%d bloggers like this: