The kids cut their own coins and their own rainbow strips.
They practiced using the tape dispenser and taped their rainbow onto their pot.
They glued their lucky coins
and wrote numbers 1-5. For my more advance group, I had them write numbers 1-10.
If I found a pot of gold I would...
I have a few different levels in my class. I had one group respond to the prompt with little help, sounding out words, the other group trace their response ( I used a highlighter) and the last group only trace a small portion and I wrote their reply for them.
My butterfly larva begin to eat their way out of their egg shell. Of course my hungry caterpillars pretend to eat and eat and eat.
Then they get ready, by hanging upside down "hanging J" and shed one last time. They are now in their chrysalis. When I give them the cue the begin to slowly move and make their way out flapping their wet small wings (chicken wings). after a while their wings are "dry" and full size. I let them fly around looking for flowers to drink some nectar.
This is such a fun way to review the butterfly cycle. I've done this inside the classroom as well as outdoors. They love it!