Year of the Lepidoptera

Year of the Lepidoptera - Educator Resources

Emerge and Fly with North Carolina State Parks!

Moth Maze Butterfly clothespin craft Butterflies in Your Backyard

Interpretive Programs

The Great Caterpillar Race (pdf)

Metamorphosis Relay and game cards (pdf)

Butterfly Habitat Game: Buds and Blooms and game cards (pdf)

Monarch Tagging Activity, template, and poster (pdf)

Butterfly and Moth presentation: Year of the Lepidoptera! (pdf)

Field Resources

North Carolina Butterfly Checklist (pdf)

North Carolina Moth Checklist (.xlsx)

Field ID Sheet - Moths of North Carolina (pdf)

Field ID Sheet - Butterflies of North Carolina (pdf)

Butterfly Field Checklist (.xls)

Lepidoptera Resources

Butterflies in Your Backyard (pdf)

Moth Baiting Tips (pdf)

Moth Light Trapping Tips (pdf)

Moth Photography Tips (pdf)

Moth Family Silhouettes (pdf)

Moth Silhouettes (pdf)

Moth Body Parts (pdf)

Classroom Activities

Butterfly Life Cycle Coloring Page (pdf)

Butterfly True/False Question Cards (pdf)

Butterfly vs. Moth Teaching Slides (pdf)

Butterfly Word Search (pdf)

Caterpillar Anatomy (pdf)

Moth Fun Facts (pdf)

Moth Maze (pdf)

Moth Poetry (pdf)

Moth Word Search (pdf)

Clothespin Butterfly Craft (pdf)

Now You See It Now You Don't Craft (pdf)

Moth Pictures for ID Game (for use with moth field ID sheet above) (pdf)

Catch a Butterfly as it Flutters By - Netting Game (pdf)