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.
Trip to the library:
When you’re at the library, look for these books to learn more about butterflies.
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!
Follow the migration journey of monarch butterflies.