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Life Cycle Activities for Kids

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Life cycles of animals, insects and such are fascinating and can be studied at any time. But in Spring, it is especially relevant to study life cycles, so we have put together a great list of fun Life Cycle Activities for Kids.

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The problem with kids is that they need to learn new things, finding something that interests them is not always easy.

That’s why I created this list of life cycle activities for kids. It will keep your children entertained and engaged throughout the entire year.

Get out your craft supplies, these educational life cycles activities are so fun you can do them anytime!

Life cycles of animals, insects and such are fascinating and can be studied at any time. But in Spring, it is especially relevant to study life cycles, so we have put together a great list of resources full of Life Cycle Activities for Kids. Take a look!

Recommended Life Cycle Books for Kids

Dive deeper into life cycles with your favorite animal or insect. See how the circle of life works with any of these colorfully illustrated books your kids will love.

The Amazing Life Cycle of Butterflies (Look and Wonder)The Amazing Life Cycle of Butterflies (Look and Wonder)Chicken (Life Cycles)Chicken (Life Cycles)The Amazing Life Cycle of Plants (Look and Wonder)The Amazing Life Cycle of Plants (Look and Wonder)A Frog's Life Cycle (Explore Life Cycles)A Frog’s Life Cycle (Explore Life Cycles)The Dandelion Seed: A Life Cycle Nature Book for Kids (Plants For Children, Science For Kindergarten)The Dandelion Seed: A Life Cycle Nature Book for Kids (Plants For Children, Science For Kindergarten)National Geographic Readers: Tadpole to Frog (L1/Co-reader)National Geographic Readers: Tadpole to Frog (L1/Co-reader)

 

Ladybug Life Cycle Worksheet

See how these little bugs grow from an egg to a full adult.

Life Cycle of Ant Worksheet

Follow your favorite bug, the ant, from an egg to larvae to an adult with these adorable ant life cycle worksheets.

Pumpkin Life Cycle Worksheets

Do you know the parts of a pumpkin? See how they grow to our favorite pumpkin carving form.

Butterfly Life Cycle Craft Necklace – Fun a Day

Learn the life cycle of a butterfly with this pretty necklace craft.

Life Cycle of a Chicken – I Heart Crafty Things

Using a paper plate as a base, create the life cycle of a chicken with a few household items.

Free Ladybug Life Cycle Coloring Pages – Crystal and Co.

Use these coloring pages to teach kiddos about the life cycle of a ladybug.

Frog Life Cycle for Kids {Printable Set} – The Natural Homeschool

This is a great unit study that is hands-on all the way!

Fine Motor Frog Life Cycle Craft – Life Over C’s

With brightly colored pom poms, recreate the life cycle of a frog on blue construction paper.

Ant Life Cycle Craft – Pre-K Pages

From egg to ant, learn the life cycle of an ant with this simple insect craft! It’s a great way to build fine motor skills, since it is not very complicated.

Monarch Butterflies Life Cycle Craft – Somewhat Simple

Inspired by The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, this life cycle uses pasta and leaves to demonstrate the life cycle of a butterfly.

Sea Turtle Life Cycle Craft

See how a sea turtle grows from an egg to an adult in this fun craft with playdough.

Recommended Life Cycle Toys

Get more hands-on with these life cycle toys or kids to visualize the life cycle. Take a nature walk in the spring and summer to see if you can find any of the insects in different life cycle stages.

Realistic Butterfly Life Growth Cycle -Plastic Caterpillars to Monarch Butterfly Life Cycle Model Toys Teaching Aids Educational Toys Science Classroom AccessoriesRealistic Butterfly Life Growth Cycle -Plastic Caterpillars to Monarch Butterfly Life Cycle Model Toys Teaching Aids Educational Toys Science Classroom AccessoriesInsect Lore Life Cycle Figurines 24 Pc SetInsect Lore Life Cycle Figurines 24 Pc SetInsect Lore Ladybug Life Cycle - 4 PC Insect Figure Shows Life Of Lady BugInsect Lore Ladybug Life Cycle – 4 PC Insect Figure Shows Life Of Lady BugInsect Lore 5 Live Caterpillars Cup of Caterpillars Butterfly Kit Refill - Plus Butterfly Life Cycle Stages Toy Figurines - Shipped NowInsect Lore 5 Live Caterpillars Cup of Caterpillars Butterfly Kit Refill – Plus Butterfly Life Cycle Stages Toy Figurines – Shipped NowLiLiy Frog Life Cycle Set 5 Pcs,Growth Diary Figures Model Learning Educational Aids ToysLiLiy Frog Life Cycle Set 5 Pcs,Growth Diary Figures Model Learning Educational Aids ToysREALBUG - ESE-1106 Frog Life CycleREALBUG – ESE-1106 Frog Life Cycle

 

Ladybug Life Cycle Craft

There are four stages of a ladybug. Create them with this fun life cycle craft.

Frog Life Cycle Recycled Craft – Still Playing School

With recycled objects, learn the four stages of the life cycle of a frog.

Butterfly Life Cycle for Kids (Free Printables) – The Natural Homeschool

Learn about the fascinating butterfly life cycle with printables, crafts and unit study ideas.

Pumpkin Life Cycle Sequencing Activity – A to Z Teacher’s Stuff

Color these free printables detailing the life cycle of a pumpkin. There’s also a few bonus ideas to expand it further.

Butterfly Life Cycle Activities & Crafts (Free Printable Set) – The Natural Homeschool

Here are some more fun butterfly life cycle activities that kids will enjoy.

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More Life Cycle Activities

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