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Oh me, oh my - Butterflies! + Bonus Maker Activity

Updated: Oct 15

Learning Symmetry with LEGOs and Butterflies

Nature produces lots of fun examples of symmetry, here’s a project that engages children to create symmetry using their hands and minds, inspired by nature.


Practice symmetry with LEGOs! Image Source: funathomewithkids.com

Chromatography Butterfly Craft

Explore chromatography (separating mixtures) using coffee filters and markers. Then use the results from this experiment to create a colorful butterfly craft for kids.


How to Find Butterfly Eggs

Understand the life cycle of a butterfly and learn where to look to find butterfly eggs!


Bonus activity! LOCAL - Maker Challenge Read-aloud Videos and Prizes

Here’s a fun way to learn engineering design skills, express creativity and expand literacy. Select one of the books in the link, view the read-aloud video recording, consider the focus questions and complete the maker challenge listed in the video. Keweenaw area raffle takes place late-June!


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