summer autumn spring
Butterflies and moths Minibeasts
Activity Key Stage
Key Stage 2
Use this spotter sheet to identify butterflies fluttering in the sunshine.
Look out for these insects sipping nectar from flowers and basking in the sunshine.
- Look for butterfly eggs on the underside of leaves
- Butterfly caterpillars come in all colours, shapes and sizes, but please don’t touch them
- The transformation stage that takes place when caterpillars become butterflies is called pupation
Butterflies come in lots of bright colours. Spot them flitting between flowers throughout the spring, summer and autumn.