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!
See how these little bugs grow from an egg to a full adult.
Follow your favorite bug, the ant, from an egg to larvae to an adult with these adorable ant life cycle worksheets.
Do you know the parts of a pumpkin? See how they grow to our favorite pumpkin carving form.
Learn the life cycle of a butterfly with this pretty necklace craft.
Using a paper plate as a base, create the life cycle of a chicken with a few household items.
Learn the life cycle of a butterfly with these fun hats! It includes a free printable, and is great for building fine motor skills.
Use these coloring pages to teach kiddos about the life cycle of a ladybug.
How does an apple become an apple? Find out in this interactive book!
This is a great unit study that is hands-on all the way!
With brightly colored pom poms, recreate the life cycle of a frog on blue construction paper.
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.
What’s the life cycle of corn? Try this craft for kiddos to learn how corn grows. There’s also free sequencing cards, making this virtually no-prep.
Inspired by The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, this life cycle uses pasta and leaves to demonstrate the life cycle of a butterfly.
Recommended Life Cycle Toys
With recycled objects, learn the four stages of the life cycle of a frog.
Learn about the fascinating butterfly life cycle with printables, crafts and unit study ideas.
Make posters of a plant’s life cycle with this hands-on project, great for a classroom or multiple students.
Color these free printables detailing the life cycle of a pumpkin. There’s also a few bonus ideas to expand it further.
Grab these frog life cycle printables. There’s a variety of life cycle worksheets for early elementary to later elementary students.
There are five stages of a ladybug. There’s a free printable, and a hands-on activity.
Here are some more fun butterfly life cycle activities that kids will enjoy.
Recommended Life Cycle Books for Kids
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