Painted Lady Caterpillar Kits

We are now in the summer caterpillar season: kits are at limited availability. Please read the following.

SUMMER KITS (Final shipping date: July 6)

Summer kits are shipped every Monday. Orders must be confirmed by Thursday noon to ship the following Monday, otherwise you will be bumped to the next week.

Please note that simply placing an order online is not a formal confirmation: you MUST wait for, and respond to, a follow-up email from us notifying you of your confirmed shipping date. 

The metamorphosis of the butterfly - one of nature's most inspiring and powerful transformations.  Invigorate your class or child's education with an incredible opportunity to see the miracle of metamorphosis at it's most beautiful - HANDS ON!  Learn about the life cycle of the Painted Lady Butterfly, from beginning to end, and how these special creatures make this amazing physical transformation from simple caterpillar to winged butterfly. 

All kits come with detailed instructions and everything you need to complete the journey from caterpillar to adult. We offer several different sizes depending on your needs - from an at-home project with someone special, to big kits appropriate for a school classrooms. Kids get to see the growth of a precious living creature, and releasing the adult (native all across Canada) is a beautiful, memorable and environmentally beneficial lesson - you're helping the ecosystem with every butterfly you release.

Caterpillars are seasonal and are only available for a few weeks in the spring and summer.