Bugs and Bottle Tops - simple, fun fine motor activity for kids.
Every child decorates a stone and then adds a weatherproofing varnish. What an amazingly welcoming display!
Inexpensive Activity for Toddlers (& Preschoolers) to strengthen hand muscles & develop Fine Motor skills! www.acraftyliving.com
Spider learning activities, recommended books, free resources, and how to make a model spider web for learning games.
Adorable Very Hungry Caterpillar Craft for Kids! Perfect follow up to the book or just because spring craft project.
Very Hungry Caterpillar Mobile. Hang 8" lanterns (1 red, 6 in two shades of green) with different lengths of fishing line. Use pipe cleaners for antennae, and construction paper for eyes and nose. Very cool in a children's library space.
Toilet Paper Roll Bees
Frog life cycle puzzles - image from a blog post about teaching the butterfly, frog, chicken, and plant life cycles! Lots of ideas and links to online games and videos.
SC.2.L.16.1: Observe and describe major stages in the life cycles of plants and animals, including beans and butterflies.