More about caterpillars and butterflies!
This week I would like to keep you updated on how our quickly our caterpillars are growing! I will post pictures on here and send you some videos on Starz+ explaining the changes we have observed. This week why not try to paint a butterfly with symmetrical wings? Draw a picture of a butterfly, paint one side and then fold the paper over- what do you notice?
We are also going to find out about ladybirds! Did you know that a ladybird is a type of beetle?
I am going to base some learning around three texts.
Again I have attached links to these stories in case you do not have these texts at home.
As you read the stories, ask your child what they know about ladybirds. Is there anything they want to find out about ladybirds? Draw attention to the author Eric Carle who wrote The lazy Ladybird- are there any similarities in the story to that of The hungry caterpillar? As you read, What the ladybird heard, give your child some farm animals and ask them to make the noises of the animals as you read.
I have written a list of questions you may wish to explore with your child over the week, each time you read a text.