Lots of changes today and some maths for you
There are 2 chrysalids hanging , and 2 have fallen off and 1 is still a caterpillar. How many are there altogether?
I might draw that out. It’s a bit of a sum.
Can you show it on your fingers 2 and 2 and 1
What about if there were
Can you make a sum for 6 caterpillars or ten caterpillars. You could make up how many are hanging and how many are still caterpillars.
🐛. 🐛. 🐛. 🐛. 🐛. 🐛. 🐛. 🐛. 🐛. 🐛 remember that the total will always be ten
I was a little bit worried about the caterpillars that have fallen off but the people at insect lore said that it would be ok. I need to put them on some kitchen roll into the butterfly garden and they should be fine. I think I will do that tomorrow!
Eventually the last caterpillar shed its exoskeleton and there are now 5 chrysalids. Here’s my caterpillar diary for today