Kinder Incursions

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          Incur Educational Presentations                                                      Presentation format
Kin   der                    .
                             • These are entertaining and interactive presentations

                                                                                           The presentation format         follows   the
                                                                                                                                           lifecycle   of
                      f        suitable for 3yr and 4yr old kinder classes                 butterflies and comprises:

                                                                                           First half - - discussion in a circle on the mat
  Flutterby's     .
                                                                                               • Story time with children's participation

          Butterfly events                                                                     • Comparison between the familiar story and real
  .                                                                                              life for butterflies
                                                                                               • Children feed the caterpillar puppet
                 1           .
                                                                                               • Viewing of live caterpillar
                                                                                               • Viewing and explanation of live chrysalis

                             • Children experience live caterpillar, pupa and adult            • Butterfly dancing (this reviews the lifecycle and
                               butterflies up close and hands on                                  allows jumping around)

                             • Each presentation includes a live chrysalis for the class
                               to nurture and watch as it develops into a butterfly,
                                                                                           Second half - popup butterfly enclosure
                             . which can then be released into the kinder garden           .   • Children enter mesh tent in groups of three with
                                                                                                 the presenter and a teacher.

                                 Notes for teachers
                                                                                               • The remaining children can sit around the tent in
                             .                                                                   a circle to watch or move to other activities at the
                                                                                                 discretion of the teacher.
                                                                                               • Natalie helps each child hold a butterfly on their
                             • I really appreciate name tags for all kids so that I can
                                                                                                 hand (or on a stick) and gently pat the butterfly.
                               use their names
                                                                                               • Very nervous children can hold the butterfly in
                             • While the presentation duration is one hour,
                                                                                                 a see-through box instead of on a stick. With
                               sometimes I run over a little, so it is best to allow
                                                                                                 a little patience most overcome their nerves and
                               some time before the end of kinder when booking
                                                                                                 succeed in posing for a photograph while holding
                             .                           .
                             • Parent helpers are welcome, although not needed, but              a butterfly.
                               no toddlers please, as they can be disruptive
                             .                                                                 • We feed the butterflies in the tent while we are
                             • I will need the children in a circle on the mat to start          holding them
                             • I ask the teacher to nominate the order of children
                                                                                                                            Dr. Nata
                               entering the tent as they generally have a method
                               which the children will be familiar with. It is often                               .
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                                                                                                                                     lie Lloyd
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                               useful to start with a group that includes confident                                        
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                               children and then to place children likely to be fearful                                           tterbys.c
                               with confident role models