Bat Life cycle and Parts of a Bat – Free Printable

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You are invited to download the Bat pack – learning printables for preschool and kindergarten children. Use this resource with clear true-to-life images and photographs to create hands-on science activities for your students. Children will learn stages of the bat life cycle, parts of a bat, practice sequencing skills, work to improve their concentration and fine motor skills. This resource will come in handy when exploring winter animals, cave dwellers, or vertebrates and mammals.

Bat Activities Montessori Printable

Bats are amazing creatures – the only mammals who are capable of flying. They give birth to a single pup. When pups are little, they cling to their moms for protection and to feed. Soon after, moms start leaving their young for a short period of time to forage for food.

Bat Activities Montessori Printable

At around 3 weeks old, the adolescents grow their teeth. Now they are able to fly on their own and find their food. Visit the resource library to download the pack with Bat Life Cycle and Parts of the Bat printables.

Here is what’s included

  • Bat life cycle poster
  • Bat life cycle 3 part cards
  • Bat life cycle coloring, cutting, and pasting worksheet
  • Bat life cycle tracing strips
  • Parts of the Bat  poster
  • Parts of the Bat poster minus labels
  • Parts of the Bat labels
  • Parts of the Bat tracing

Age: Preschool ages 3 – 6 years

Subjects and uses in the classroom: Nature Table, Science Centers, Fine motor, Prewriting.

How to Use:

Parts of a bat – Gather books on bats for children to explore. Print posters and label cards on cardstock and laminate. Cut individual label cards.

Attach clear velcro to the poster without labels and label cards. Velco will come especially handy if you decide to take your work outdoors. Having an additional challenge for little fingers is always welcomed when working with young children!

Present the poster – name all parts and invite the students to share their thoughts on the various functions of each part. Then read each label and invite the student to match it to the corresponding part of the bat’s body.

Life Cycle poster – print on cardstock and laminate. Present all stages of the life cycle. Invite the children to retell them or tell their own story that features all the stages.

3- part cards – Print on cardstock and laminate if you wish to preserve colors and card quality for future use. Place picture cards in a column and invite the children to match the picture to the picture and the word to the word.

Life cycle line art – supply scissors, glue, and coloring pencils. Invite the student to color and cut cards and glue them into the correct sequence.

Tracing and coloring worksheets – print on cardstock and laminate. Supply an erasable pen. Invite the child to trace the words and color corresponding images. Alternatively, print pages on regular printing paper and slide them into plastic pockets.

Bat Activities Montessori Printable

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  About Anastasia. Anastasia is a former Early Childhood teacher, the founder of Montessori Nature, a blog about Montessori - inspired and Nature-based explorations. She taught in a Montessori setting for 11 years and has been practicing the Montessori way of learning and living for the last 20 years. She loves designing engaging educational printables for children. Learn more here. Browse Anastasia's educational resources on Teachers Pay Teachers.


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