The Kennedy Center: A Butterfly’s Life Cycle Dance

What are the life stages of a butterfly?

In this K-2 lesson, students will choreograph an original dance that communicates the life cycle stages of the monarch butterfly. They will read Eric Carle’s book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and explore the monarch butterfly migration process.

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