Project Outlines--age 3

Project Heading    Butterflies     Date

Aim: A concept of life cycles and different types of creature within a similar set. Intro to the seasons, life, birth, death


Colouring--lots of printouts of butterflies and flowers

Model making--

Classified cards--named varieties

Matching cards--match the butterfly, match the shapes.

A visit--find a butterfly house. (melton?)

TV programme--can we find a video?

Songs--look on the web

Cooking--mash potato and veg/ discuss symetry

Dressing up--make a head-dress and wings

Story/reading--the butterfly that stamped?

Jigsaw--look for one or make one.

Spelling Bee, moth, butterfly, caterpillar, dragonfly, mayfly, egg, chrysalis, pupa.

Counting--do some simple worksheets

Sorting--make some mini butterflies or buy some Galt insects

Colours--talk about symetry of colours and do some squidging for symetry and colour mixing.

Facts--life cycle, names, plants

Art/collage--one massive butterfly!

History

Geography--plan of garden and where we see different butterflies

Science/nature