The Funtington: Metamorphosis Monday

Bhi Bhiman playing guitar

The Funtington Family Fun Song
Join Bhi Bhiman for our daily Funtington song, "Best Friends." Grab your pots and pans and dance and sing along.


Butterfly on fingerMetamorphosis Monday Mini-Lesson
It’s Metamorphosis Monday. Join Kate and her monarch caterpillars and learn about metamorphosis by watching caterpillars transform into butterflies. Life cycle photo from A Butterfly’s Life Cycle by Mary R. Dunn.


Avacado caterpillar roll

Kitchen Magician: Avocado Rice Caterpillar
Join Bob Blumer, the Kitchen Magician, and learn how to make a nutritious caterpillar-shaped snack.


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Staff member Cris with Very Hungry Caterpillar book

Story Time: The Very Hungry Caterpillar/La Origa Muy Hambrienta
Join Cris for a reading of Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar/La Origa Muy Hambrienta, in English and Spanish.


Paper crafts and art supplies

Metamorphosis Moves
Join Joy and discover metamorphosis moves with your own caterpillar and butterfly puppets.


Metamorphosis prints by Maria Sibylla Merian

Maria Sibylla Merian’s Metamorphosis Prints
Learn about artist Maria Sibylla Merian's study of a bug's life cycle and create your own metamorphosis prints.

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