This week’s Tuesday Teaching Tip comes to us from CKA co-president Debra Weller who shares with us this activity from her Transitional Kindergarten (TK) classroom.

“After reading a non fiction book on the life cycle of a butterfly, children folded a paper in fourths and drew and wrote about their knowledge.”

Writing about the life cycle of butterflies.

Will butterflies be making an appearance in your classroom soon?  Here’s some books you’ll want on your shelves:

You might also want these to support your teaching:


Looking for more activities?  Check out:

Caterpillar Sight Words a Kindergarten Language Arts Activity
Caterpillar Sight Words


Butterfly poem

My Fuzzy Caterpillar – a Spring Finger Play