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Digital Life Cycle of a Fly Activities for Kids

Spending more time outside in the spring and summer means coming face to face with lots of insects. Being outdoors is sure to spark your child’s curiosity about bugs, making it a great time to learn more about insect life cycles. Digital Life Cycle Of a Fly Activities for Kids make the perfect way to practice ordering and identifying the life cycle stages of a fly once you are ready to bring your bug and insect learning indoors. Just be sure to leave the pesky house flies outdoors!

Fly Life Cycle Digital Activity for Kids

Whether you are working on planning preschool lesson plans for insects theme preschool activities or planning a science unit, this digital activity will go along great. Both activities are easy to use and interactive for your students.

This activity includes the following fly life cycle stages:

  • fly eggs
  • larval stage
  • pupa stage
  • adult fly
Digital slide of a fly life cycle on a tablet

Teaching A Life Cycle Unit:

Spring is the ideal time to teach a life cycle unit, although you can incorporate learning about life cycles into your lesson plans anytime of the year!

In the springtime, as the weather gets warmer, you don’t have to go very far to find life cycles in action.

Going to a pond or stream you may see some tadpoles and witness the frog life cycle.

Planting seeds in your garden is a wonderful time to talk about plant life cycles.

Just being outdoors in your backyard, you will probably be able to see bee life cycles, ladybug life cycles, and fly life cycles all taking place!

Learning about life cycles can give your children a great appreciation for nature and may help to make them more conscientious of how their choices can affect the environment.

Life cycles can help teach why it is important that we clean up our trash, recycle, and don’t pollute, so we can keep our world healthy and a safe place for animals, plants, and insects to live and grow.

Fly digital activity for kids

How To Use This Fly Life Cycle Activity For Kids:

How to Get the Activity

  • Enter your email below and then check your email to get the activity.
  • When you open the file you can click on the format that you prefer to use: Google Slides, Seesaw and/or Boom Cards®.
  • If you are downloading the Google Slides version you will be prompted to “Make a copy”.  This is an important step you need to complete to make sure you get an editable version to share with your students!
  • In Slides, make sure you are in “Edit” mode, as opposed to “Present” mode. You will see the “Present” button in the upper right-hand corner.
  • In Slides, just click on the symbol box to highlight it in blue and drag it when the cursor resembles a plus sign with an arrow on each end.
  • If you choose the Seesaw version, click the Seesaw image to instantly add it to your Seesaw library.
  • Use the Text tool (click on the large T) to be able to highlight each symbol to move it.
  • To upgrade to self-checking Boom Cards®, click on the image to purchase the deck to use with your students.
  • Finally, if you choose self-correcting Boom Cards, remember you must be connected to the Internet in order for the cards to work.
Choose the version of digital activity you prefer

The first slide is to match all of the life cycle stages to the correct picture on the diagram.

The second part is a complete the sentence activity. Each slide has a sentence starter “I see a…” and an image of a life cycle stage. Your child should drag and drop the life cycle stage that best matches the picture into the box.

Digital slide of a fly larva

Other Ways To Use This Insect Theme Activity:

  • Pair this fly activity for preschool and kindergarten with some fun fly themed books for an easy literacy connection! There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly and Diary of a Fly are two of our favorites.
  • Use a bug theme preschool sensory bin with your kids for some fun and fine motor skill practice. Plastic creepy crawlies and other fun props make this a super exciting bug activity.
  • Use this activity as a free printable by printing the slide and letting your child cut out and paste the words into the boxes to complete the life cycle and sentences.
  • Research the life cycle of other insects such as the butterfly or bee. How are they similar? How are they different?

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