The Chrysalis or Pupa

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What is one of the most exciting parts of a butterfly's life cycle? When it emerges from its pupa and dries its wings! This is a great activity little ones will love. They discuss what happens during the pupal stage of the butterfly life cycle, and then use paper, Popsicle sticks, and toilet paper tubes to create emerging butterfly puppets. So cute!

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Pros

  • A fun activity that includes scientific concepts and creative thinking
  • Full printable instructions and worksheets are included
Cons

  • The discussion portion of the lesson isn't that developed; however, with the help of a handy book, video, or presentation, and some well-timed questions, it could become a scientific investigation
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