Explore the life cycle of a butterfly with these free coloring pages. Perfect for young children who are learning about the different stages of a butterflies life!
Coloring is a wonderful activity for children. Make it educational with these life cycle of a butterfly coloring pages.
Perfect additions to a butterfly unit study.
Your children will have so much fun coloring in these pages using their favorite arts supplies!
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Learning about butterflies with your kids? Your in the right spot.
We have life cycle of a butterfly worksheets and sorting cards along with an entire booklist with educational books about butterflies!
Kids of all ages love learning about these amazing insects.
How to Print
- Click the button below the image to bring up a PDF version
- Each coloring page fits a standard 8 ½ by 11 inch piece of paper
Basic art supplies including crayons and markers work well to color in these pages. If you are looking for a low prep paint activity, use watercolor paints instead!
Basic designs showing all four steps of a butterflies life cycle: egg, caterpillar (larva), chrysalis (pupa), and finally an adult butterfly.
Your kids will have so much fun coloring each of the images. They can even add a beautiful background in the white spaces.
You can even use this printable as a butterfly sequencing activity. After your child has colored in the images, they can cut along the lines to create four separate images.
Then they can practice arranging them in the correct order! Use some glue and attach them to a piece of paper. Sometimes, its the easy activities that kids enjoy the most!
- Head outside for a butterfly hunt!
Young children love spotting caterpillars and butterflies outside. Bring along a magnifying lens for an easy science lesson.
- Read a few books about butterflies and caterpillars
Children's books have a wealth of information within their pages. If you are looking for recommendations, make sure to check out the butterfly booklist.
Best part, your local library may carry many of the books found on the list.
- More Coloring Pages
Kids love to color and these caterpillar coloring sheets pair perfectly with these printables. There is even a chrysalis coloring page!
For more images of butterflies to color, you can print off these butterflies and flower coloring sheets.
Learning about these amazing insects is such a wonderful experience for kids!
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These printables were created by Nature Inspired Learning and are for personal use only for your home, classroom, or public library. All of these free butterfly life cycle coloring pages are for non-commercial use. See full disclosure. Have questions, send me an email at julie (at) natureinspiredlearning (dot) com