Free Science Lesson About Fireflies

Some of my most fond childhood memories are from when I was out in my backyard, old jar in hand with holes poked through the top. We would wait for twilight and jump for joy at the first twinkling of the fireflies in our yard! Lightning bugs, fireflies… no matter what you call them, these little bugs are one of the few that most people are excited to see!! So, let’s explore them further with this free science lesson about fireflies!

Free science lesson about fireflies! Learn about fireflies in this free literature based nature study from Rabbit Trails thorugh Science. Literture based learning for your homeschool science. Free nature study about lightning bugs. Homeschool freebie science lesson.

Rabbit Trails through Science is a literature based nature curriculum. Now, you can check it out for yourself with this FREE Summer lesson about fireflies! Beautiful books, copywork, hands on activities, poetry, and more are what fill this lesson. Let’s dig in and see what all it includes!

Award Winning Books are the heart of Rabbit Trails through Science

This Rabbit Trails through Science lesson is filled with some amazing books! (You can access ALL of the books for all of the Rabbit Trails lessons in my Amazon Storefront!) The first book in this lesson is Fireflies! by Julie Brinckloe. This book will inspire you to grab your own jars from the cellar and go chase firelifes together!

This book is followed up by a Rabbit Trail into learning all about fireflies. Learn how and why they glow, and that fireflies aren’t even really flies at all!

Getting hands on with a fun firefly craft

Your kids will be getting hands on by making their own firefly craft! Not only is it a fun project to do together, but they really do glow!

Free Science lesson about fireflies! Learn all about fireflies with amazing literature and hands on projects, like the adorable firefly craft!

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Continue down the Rabbit Trail…

This lesson isn’t just amazing literature and a nature lesson, but your children will be encouraged to dip their feet into some poetry, hands on activities, and more. For more Rabbit Trails lessons, head over to the Rabbit Trails Curriculum page to see all of the possibilities!

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4 thoughts on “Free Science Lesson About Fireflies

  1. I have been following you for quite some time and didn’t even realize it was you I was reading 🙂 I love your ideas! I always discuss the “rabbit trail” method with my friends.

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