Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: World of Wonder: A Program on the Seven Principles of Unitarian Universalism for Grades K-1

Alternate Activity 3: Metamorphosis Video

Part of World of Wonder

Activity time: 10 minutes

Materials for Activity

  • A computer with Internet access, and a large monitor or a digital projector

Preparation for Activity

  • Set up the equipment and test the Internet connection. Preview the YouTube video(s) Monarch Butterfly Life Cycle (2:11) and Frog Life Cycle (2:22), and cue them to show the children.

Description of Activity

These two short videos show the metamorphoses of a Monarch butterfly and a frog, in time-lapse photography. You might play these during while the children create egg carton caterpillars (Activity 4).