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Butterfly Life Cycle

Butterfly Life Cycle


Butterflies are insects and are born as a crawling 'caterpillar'. There are four lifecycle parts to a butterfly: egg, larva (known as a caterpillar), pupa (known as a chrysalis and adult (known as a butterfly). Butterflies have the ability to see the colors green, red and yellow.


Watch the familiar story of ‘The Hungry Caterpillar’. Watch what it shows about the life cycle.  



Create a four part circular diagram annotated to show the life cycle of a butterfly (see Butterfly Life Cycle).  


The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Animated Film