This week’s theme is butterflies. Our “Growing Minds Day by Day” educational resource lists are designed for families and educators to use during the COVID-19 quarantine and beyond.
Farfallina and Marcel, a caterpillar and a gosling respectively, are an unlikely pair yet are the best of friends. But when they are both separated for a long time, they each undergo a miraculous transformation. Will these friends find each other again? And if they do, will they have grown apart while growing up?
Read along as an insect grows from egg to caterpillar to monarch butterfly. Then travel alongside as the butterfly flies south to Mexico for the winter. This book offers a detailed description on the monarch butterfly, as well as, beautiful images of the butterflies and the regions in which they live.
Velma has just started first grade and is trying to live up to the expectations set by her two marvelous older sisters. But no one even remembers poor Velma’s name! That all changes when she takes a class trip to a butterfly conservatory and a monarch perches on her finger and refuses to budge for days!