Butterfly Symmetry

1st Grade, Research and Inquiry Activities

1. Go to: activities.macmillanmh.com/reading/treasures/minisites/Grade_1/_In_CMS/Site_G1U6W1/G1U6W1.html

2. Look at the pictures on the Web site. Each pair of wings is the same! Butterfly wings are symmetrical.

3. Make your own symmetrical butterfly wings. Get paint and a paintbrush from your teacher. On one of the wings of the butterfly below, make a colorful pattern. Then, fold the paper in half and gently rub it to make the exact same pattern on the other wing.