It may be cold and snowy outside (very snowy depending on where you live), but that doesn’t mean that you can’t study nature and enjoy learning about the life cycles of various creatures.
While we have lots of different live insect and animal kits on offer, shipping at this time of the year is often impossible due to the effect it will have on the creatures. However, there are other ways to learn about life cycles at this time of year that are just as fun and interesting.
Coloring books and information books are great for explaining how insects and other creature evolve from larvae or tadpoles into fully formed animals. Also, life cycle figurines are excellent for children to hold and pass around the classroom to fully understand the bodily changes that happen during the life cycle.
There are many different types of insects to study, and this method of study can be backed up in spring by using live insect kits. The children will already know what to expect of the insects or creatures which will make the exercise more exciting and interesting to watch as the transformation happens.
Ladybug Life Cycle Figurines are soft plastic figurines that are perfect for little hands are a great introduction into the study of these favorite insects. Older children with better reading skills can also use the ‘A Ladybug Larva Grows Up’ book to further illustrate and explain the life cycle.
If you want to study butterflies, but would prefer to wait for warmer weather to buy a live butterfly kit, then we have a range of study aids that can be used in the colder months. From books, to stickers and rubber stamps, these educational aids are perfect for homeschoolers or classrooms.