Science of Seasons Week 8

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Topics:
Bible: New life in Christ (like the butterfly)
Language arts: verbs and adjectives, copywork
Science: migrating animals, butterflies and caterpillars
Day 1Day 2Day 3Day 4Day 5
Books
The Science of SeasonsThe Science of SeasonsHave your kids see if they can find the pages that match this week’s activities as they do them.
The Science of Seasons Activity BookThe Science of Seasons Learn-and-Play Activitiesp. 64-65 Vivid Verbs and Adjectivesp. 66 Copyworkp. 67 Spring picnic clothes
Explore Spring!: 25 Great Ways to Learn About SpringExplore SpringActivity: Animals on the Move

Supplies: list of migrating animals, family members, measuring tape, backyard or other open space
Activity: Make Your Own Butterfly Caterpillar Fan

Supplies: templates supplied by the Explore Spring book, colored pencils or crayons, scissors
Read each book on the day it’s listed:Slide and Slurp, Scratch and Burp: More about Verbs (Words Are CATegorical ®)Slide and Slurp, Scratch and Burp: More About VerbsGoing Home: The Mystery of Animal MigrationGoing Home: The Mystery of Animal MigrationHairy, Scary, Ordinary: What Is an Adjective? (Words Are CATegorical ®)Hairy, Scary, Ordinary: What Is an Adjective?Face to Face with CaterpillarsFace to Face with Caterpillars
Printables
Butterfly life cycle 
Option: cut out, glue onto colored construction paper and label the stages.

2nd option: Monarch life cycle project (need pasta, a paper plate, white beans, glue, twig)
Online
Bible lesson: New life in Christ (like the butterfly)
Notes
Insect Lore butterfly kit
Insect Lore Live Butterfly Garden – Start raising caterpillars. I highly recommend doing this activity, if you have not done so before. My kids raised butterflies several times over the years, and it was a memorable experience!
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