Monarch Butterfly Migration

Monarch butterfly Migration

Every year monarch migrate from the mountains of Mexico to the eastern portion of the United States.  They are the only butterflies that make such a massive journey, up to 3,000 miles!

Monarch’s are known as one of the most beautiful and graceful butterflies on earth.  Students love learning about this beautiful insect.  A fun summertime science activity is to learn about monarch butterflies, their life cycles, and their migration patterns.  The pages below will help your budding scientist.

Download life cycle of monarch life cycle HERE

[life cycle monarch

Download Monarch fact sheet HERE!

monarch facts

Download monarch migration map HERE!

monarch migration picture

 

Trip to the library:

When you’re at the library, look for these books to learn more about butterflies.book list picture

Raise your own butterfly:
Check out these links to order your own kit.  It’s fun to watch a caterpillar grow and change into a beautiful butterfly!

Learn more:

Follow the migration journey of monarch butterflies.

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Lori L does many things here at Simple Solutions, including writing blogs and math problems. She has an Elementary Education degree from Cleveland State University and taught many grades during her 15 years at St. Paschal Baylon School in Ohio, the first school that ever used Simple Solutions. She and her husband have two amazing children. Her free time is spent watching Cleveland sports teams including the Cavs, Indians, and even the Browns.