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March 13, 2019

Celebrate National Butterfly Day With The Very Impatient Caterpillar

By Scholastic Editors
Grades PreK–K, 1–2

    Spring is just around the corner, and we can’t wait! It’s the perfect time to teach your students about metamorphosis and the life cycle of a butterfly—and this very impatient caterpillar is just the character to help.

    Plus, check out our top books to teach about spring.

    Did you know that butterflies can see in many different directions at once? Or that there are more than 17 thousand different butterfly species? If you have a classroom full of young butterfly enthusiasts, put their knowledge to the test! Download this quick true-or-false quiz to celebrate National Butterfly Day and discover fun facts about the insects. Then, share The Very Impatient Caterpillar as a read aloud in your classroom to launch into a lesson on butterflies.

    With warmth, wit, and a flair for hilarious cartooning, Ross Burach turns a relatable feeling and an evergreen curriculum topic into a endearing picture book for your students to enjoy.

    Spring is just around the corner, and we can’t wait! It’s the perfect time to teach your students about metamorphosis and the life cycle of a butterfly—and this very impatient caterpillar is just the character to help.

    Plus, check out our top books to teach about spring.

    Did you know that butterflies can see in many different directions at once? Or that there are more than 17 thousand different butterfly species? If you have a classroom full of young butterfly enthusiasts, put their knowledge to the test! Download this quick true-or-false quiz to celebrate National Butterfly Day and discover fun facts about the insects. Then, share The Very Impatient Caterpillar as a read aloud in your classroom to launch into a lesson on butterflies.

    With warmth, wit, and a flair for hilarious cartooning, Ross Burach turns a relatable feeling and an evergreen curriculum topic into a endearing picture book for your students to enjoy.

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