Position Words Butterfly Activity

Position Words Butterfly Activity


How to teach Positions

Using Position Words Butterfly Activity, students choose a word from the box to describe where the butterfly is located in relation to the object to build their positional word vocabulary.

Knowing how to use prepositions is an important skill for students to learn. This activity gives your students practice reading and following directions with positional words.

Describe the object on each card using names of shapes. Then, describe the relative position of the butterfly to the object in each picture. Finally, match the picture cards to the relative positions cards.


Other resources to use with this Position Words Butterfly Activity

If you are using this activity, your students are probably learning about position words.

Use this Position Words Activity as an additional resource for your students.

First, introduce this activity by giving examples of positional words. Ask students to help add to the list. Next, students move their bodies based on the positional directions you give them.  Then, students complete the activity independently or with a partner. Finally, students write their own directions or sentences using the prepositions from the activity.

Be sure to check out more Position Worksheets.


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