Spring is here! That means things are growing and changing, which is the perfect time to learn about and observe life cycles. Below are more than 35 FREE, Life Cycle resources that you can download, print, and use.
Life Cycles Featured Below:
- Sea Turtle
Life Cycle of a Butterfly
Natural Beach Living offers a free mini pack of resources you can use while learning about the life cycle of a butterfly. This mini pack includes a stages of a butterfly poster (8.5 x 11) to color.
Playdough to Plato made these free, Butterfly life cycle hats that are awesome! What a great idea to sequence the steps of the life cycle onto a hat you can wear. Perfect for your life cycle lessons in kindergarten science.
Itsy Bitsy Fun has this free, printable life cycle of a butterfly worksheets in color and black and white.
This paper plate life cycle of a butterfly craft is awesome. I loved how they used different materials to make each stage of the cycle 3D. At Buggy and Buddy, she shows you how to create this and offers the printable template free to get you started.
This printable foldable toy of the Butterfly Life Cycle from Easy Peasy and Fun is so awesome! I love it and can’t wait to use it. She gives directions and a video on how to create it in the correct order. You do need to enter your email address to gain access to this awesome printable.
Homeschool Creations has has this free Life Cycle of a Monarch Butterfly mini pack. The pack includes life cycle sequencing cards. The butterfly life cycle pictures are beautiful.
This interactive book about the Butterfly Life Cycle from Fun a Day is awesome and easy to create using their printable.
Preschool Mom has these free, printable life cycle of a butterfly cards and a life cycle of a butterfly diagram (as well as other butterfly life cycle resources) that you will love.
I like the simplicity of this life cycle chart for a little learner in the Cycle of a Butterfly printables from 1+1+1=1
Kids Discover has the free printable for the Life Cycle of the Butterfly which can be used with older children because it includes facts about each stage of the cycle.
Life Cycle of a Chicken
I LOVE that the pictures in this Life Cycle of a Chicken printable are real life pictures! This Montessori inspired set of printables from Welcome to Mommyhood is free and has a lot of activities included that you will find useful. You do need to submit your email to get this set of free printables as well as access to all of her montessori inspired printables.
Learn Create Love include a life cycle flow chart and fact cards in their Life Cycle of a Chicken printables.
123 Homeschool 4 Me has a Life Cycle of a Chicken printable booklet to make observations with and write down facts that you have learned. I like that it also includes the 21 days of the Hatch Cycle.
Bird Life Cycle Puzzles from Liz’s Early Learning Spot include life cycle puzzles about a gooze, snowy owl, and a puffin.
Life Cycle of a Chicken (as well as many other animals) are included in the free printable from Pinay Homeschooler.
Life Cycle of a Frog
The MultiTasking Mom has this free set of frog life cycle printables that includes color and black and white.
Make a frog foldable booklet that illustrates the life cycle of the frog with the free printable from Life Over Cs.
Free, printable Life Cycle of a Frog printables from Itsy Bitsy Fun that are offered in color and black and white. This printable makes it easy to see the different stages, including the tiny eggs.
You will love the Life Cycle of a Frog (as well as many other animals) printable in the free, printable pack from Pinay Homeschooler.
Life Cycle of an Ant
These Life Cycle of an Ant Printables are from Living Life and Learning. You will need to give your email to be added to the subscriber list and the printables will be sent to your inbox and you will have access to their other free Science printables.
Ant life cycle printables from Trillium Montessori have great illustrations and are free to download and print once you add your email address to the subscriber’s list. You also have access to other free printables that Trillium Montessori offers.
Pinay Homeschooler offers the Life Cycle of an Ant in this free printable that also includes the life cycles of a ton of other animals.
You will love the printable of the Life Cycle of an Ant from 1+1+1=1
Life Cycle of a Bee
Preschool Powel Packets is offering this free set of cards focusing on the Life Cycle of a Honey Bee. I like that it also comes with vocabulary cards to label each step.
You can make a Life Cycle of a Bee layered book with this free printable from Only Passionate Curiosity.
Life Cycle of a Bee is included in this full pack of life cycle printables from Pinay Homeschooler.
Life Cycle of a Ladybug
This Ladybug Life Cycle spinner is so cool from Teaching Mama! She also has free Life Cycle of the Ladybug cards and a printable chart to sequence them on.
Life Cycle of a Ladybug from Itsy Bitsy Fun is a free printable that you will love!
This gigantic pack of life cycle printables includes the Life Cycle of a Ladybug from Pinay Homeschooler.
Life Cycle of a Ladybug from 1+1+1=1. Love that site and her printables.
Life Cycle of a Turkey
These turkey life cycle cards are free to print at Simple Living Creative Learning.
Free, printable Turkey Life Cycle Pack from Living Life Intentionally is full of resources to use as well as life cycle charts.
Life Cycle of a Dragonfly
Life Cycle of a Drangonfly is a free printable from Education.com. You can print it and color it, as it comes in black and white.
Life Cycle of a Sea Turtle
This printable Life of a Sea Turtle chart is from Adventure Homeschool. You need to subscribe with your email to get this free printable.
Life Cycle of a Salmon
Print this Life Cycle of a Salmon sheet from Super Coloring.
Life Cycle of a Cicada
Study the life cycle of a cicada with these free printables from Trillium Montessori. To access these and her other printables, you do need to sign up for her subscriber’s list with your email.
There are so many fun ways to learn about animal life cycles for young learners. Spring time is a great time to try these life cycle activities, but they are a great activity for any time of the year.
Make sure to also check out our Sequencing Cards Printable Collection!