Lesson 2 - Animal life stages
We are learning how animals change as they grow.
We can recognise the different life stages of animals.
The life cycle of a chicken
How do animals grow and change?
Some animals such as humans, birds and snakes have simple life stages. When they are born they look similar to an adult.
Other animals, such as butterflies, beetles and frogs go through big changes to their body as they grow.
- View the life stage image gallery and download the images.
- Use an app to place each picture of an adult with its baby.
How a tadpole transforms into a frog | YouTube | The Dodo (3:10min) | Video transcript
How do frogs change as they grow?
Frogs change many times as they grow from an egg to an adult.
- View the YouTube video How a tadpole transforms into a frog.
- Write or tell a story about the life stages of the frog.
How do pets change as they grow?
- Find photos of a pet or another animal showing a variety of life stages.
- Create a photo grid of the animals' life stages using PicCollage or a similar app.