The caterpillar kit is perfect for a classroom or home. Observe the metamorphosis and the butterfly life cycle for 4-5 weeks!
Last Monarch kits for the season will be sent on the 18th May. Orchard Swallowtail kit will be available for warmer states as of the end of May.
The CaterpillarKit is a fantastic way of studying insect life cycle and the magic of metamorphosis in a classroom or just have fun observing it at home. An unforgettable learning experience that lasts 4-6 weeks. The kit allows to closely observe the caterpillars development and their metamorphosis into pupae (chrysalises) and butterflies. Butterflies can be kept in the folding enclosure and fed sugar solution and fruit juice using the feeding sticks provided. Alternatively, they can be released during the warm time of the year when temperatures reach above 20C.
Detailed setup instructions and National Curriculum linked activities handbook – 74 pages of teaching goodness! – Downloadable PDF document. The instructions (5 pages) will be emailed ahead of time. Please let us know if you need a hard copy as well, printing charges may apply.