Mini Beasts Butterfly Life Cycle Set

Mini Beasts Butterfly Life Cycle Set


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Educational Toys, Games & Hands on Learning


Knowledge Builder

These life cycle specimens allow children to see real-life examples of a complete and partial metamorphosis.

Children can examine in detail each stage of these life cycles. 

For maths they provide an opportunity for children to:

  • Identify similarities and differences
  • Present information using Venn diagrams
  • Practice sequencing

Each specimen is encased in indestructible resin and can safely be used by young children.

Each set contains:

  • Egg specimen
  • Caterpillar
  • Chrysalis
  • Butterfly
  • Teacher’s Guide


Also available is the Mini Beasts Book: Classroom Investigations of the Small. Ideas and activities for teachers using the insect, spider and life cycle specimens. Includes links to the new Australian Curriculum and BLMs. Recommended for year 1 to 6 science classes.


Australian Curriculum Links: ACSSU017, ACSSU211, ACSSU030, ACSSU044, ACSSU072, ACSSU073, ACSIS040, ACSHE035