At first, Dennis didn’t even think raising monarchs from caterpillar to butterfly was going to be that big of a deal. While he was enthusiastic about it, he didn’t expect it to consume much of his time.
Many also enjoy caring for monarchs. They start with caterpillars. When the caterpillars into butterflies, they are then set free into the wild.
Materials: Creepy, Crawly Caterpillars, From Caterpillar to Butterfly, Caterpillar Caterpillar, Discovering Butterflies, Amazing World of Butterflies and Moths, The Monarch Butterfly, The Butterfly Book, A Kid’s Guide to Attracting, Raising, and Keeping Butterflies, paper for K-W-L chart.