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Bat Life Cycle Printable Book

Halloween doesn’t have to be just about scary things. It’s a great time of the year to teach your kids all about bats with this free Bat Life Cycle Printable Book


Reading activities like this one are not only a simple way to introduce your children to science concepts, but it’s also a fun way to work on concepts of print, fine motor skills, and much more.


Beginning Readers

Bat Life Cycle Printable Book:

Your pre-readers and beginning readers can use this printable book to learn all about concepts of print. They can practice how to hold a book, turn the pages, follow left-to-right text as they read, and much more.


As they turn the pages in the book, trace the words, and color the pictures, your preschoolers will also work on developing their fine motor skills. 


Fine Motor Activity


Getting Ready To Use The Bat Life Cycle Printable Book:

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What’s Included:

  • Bat Life Cycle Printable Book


This free printable book has a total of 5 pages including the cover and a page for each stage of the bat’s life cycle. 


What Else Is Needed:

  • Paper
  • Stapler
  • Crayons
  • Pencil


Fine Motor Skills


To get this reading activity ready for your kids, click on the button below. Then, download and print all of the pages. 


Next, make as many copies as you need for your children. Finally, staple the cover and pages together to create a book. 


How To Use The Bat Life Cycle Printable Book:

After teaching your children all about bats, they can create their own bat life cycle book. Your kids can read the word on each page, trace the word, and then color the picture. 


concepts of print


You can also use the pages in the book to practice sequencing with your kids. First, print two or four pages of the book on card stock or paper. Next, cut the pages apart to create cards.


Then, your children can the cards to practice putting the bat’s life cycle in order. You can write out definitions for each stage on sentence strips and match them to the cards too. 


How Can I Extend This Learning Activity?

There are many other activities that your kids can do to learn all about bats. You can read fiction and non-fiction books like these:

National Geographic Readers: Bats by Elizabeth Carney

Stellaluna by Janell Cannon 

Bats by Gail Gibbons


You can also pair this resource with more bat-themed activities like these:

Bats Color By Letter Worksheet

Bat Sequencing Activity

Fall Leaf Bat Craft from Books and Giggles


With this Bat Life Cycle Printable Book, your preschoolers can work on concepts of print, develop fine motor skills, and learn about bats.



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Printable Book


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