There is no better time to learn about insects than the Springtime. New life is hatching and sprouting all around us during the Spring. Talk about the perfect teachable moment! These Digital Grasshopper Life Cycle Activities For Kids are a fun and interactive way to practice identifying the stages of the grasshopper’s life. You can pair them with more of our digital science activities for more exploration of the cycle of life in the world around you.
This digital activity is perfect for preschoolers and kindergartners learning about the life of a grasshopper.
This grasshopper life cycle for kids activity has two different parts. The first is a diagram where you drag and drop the stages to match the pictures.
The second activity is a series of slides with a basic sentence where your child will drag and drop the grasshopper life cycle stage that matches the picture and completes the sentence. This is a wonderful activity for beginning readers!
Teaching Life Cycles to Kindergarten and Preschool Children:
Incorporating these activities into an insect theme for preschool or kindergarten can be very beneficial.
Children love learning about nature and the world around them with this fun bug activity!
Learning about the life of plants, insects and animals around them is a great way for children to build an appreciation for nature and the world around them.
Having an appreciation for nature leads to children that respect and care for the environment.
Life cycle activities for kindergarten and preschool help to teach children how all living things are connected and depend on one another.
Other Life Cycles That Are Prefect For Preschoolers And Kindergartners:
There are many other themes that they will love learning about!
- butterfly life cycle
- apple life cycle
- frog life cycle
- plant life cycle
- ladybug life cycle
- Life of a Penguin
- Life of a Chicken
How To Use This Life Cycle Activity For Kids:
Enter your email address in the box below and then check your inbox for a link to your digital download.
When you click on the link, you will be able to choose if you want to open the Google Slides version or the Seesaw version.
If you are using the Google Slides version, follow the prompts to “Make a Copy” of the activity. Having a copy of the activity will give you the ability to share a copy with your students.
Once you have a copy, you will also be able to interact with this grasshopper activity.
Just make sure the slides are in “edit” mode, and you will be able to interact with them.
To interact with the Seesaw version, use the text tool (picture of a capital T) and you will be able to interact with the word boxes.
The first slide is a life cycle of a grasshopper diagram where you drag and drop the stages to match the pictures.
Your child will drag each stage name to the part of the diagram it matches.
On the remaining slides, your child will complete the sentence by dragging and dropping the stage that matches the picture shown.
Other Ways To Use This Insect Theme Activity:
- Compare the life cycle of a grasshopper to another insect, like the life cycle of a butterfly.
- Print the pages of this activity to make a grasshopper life cycle book.
- Use this activity with this fun Move Like An Insect Gross Motor Activity.
- Your back yard can be the best place for a field trip and to take a nature walk to try and find grasshoppers.
- Tie sensory learning into your bug theme with this bug theme sensory bin! (Also doubles as a great fine motor activity!)
- For some fun, hands on life cycle activities, check out this play dough ant life cycle activity and this free printable frog life cycle activity!
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