Life Cycle of an Monarch Butterfly Wooden Puzzle
This two-sided wooden puzzle, depicting the life cycle of a monarch butterfly, has been lovingly crafted by Mirus Toys. Made from hardwood maple, with inserts of aspen and finished with linseed oil, this Waldorf-inspired toy will be part of your family’s play-based learning experiences for years to come. Children will learn about the 4 stages in the life cycle of a monarch butterfly: egg, caterpillar, chrysalis and butterfly. They may also notice an illustration of milkweed- front and center! As the host plant of monarch butterflies, it is essential to their survival. The backside of the puzzle features the annual cycle of monarch butterflies and offers interesting facts about their breeding and migration patterns. From playroom to classroom, this puzzle is an inspiring addition to any learning environment!
Materials & Safety
Materials: Made of hardwood maple and inserts are made of aspen. Polished with linseed oil to bring out the natural beauty of hardwood.
Play is okay! tip
Invite your child to compare the life cycle of a butterfly to another creature of interest. Turn to books, outdoor exploration, conversations with animal experts, or visits to nature centers, aquariums and zoos. How is this creature’s life cycle similar to the life cycle of a butterfly? How is it different?