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Live Butterfly Kit Section - Live butterfly kits are the BEST SELLING items on our website! Caterpillars are in stock so you can get caterpillars shipped with your order. Butterfly Kits are FUN projects for children and adults! Witness the wonder of the butterfly life cycle with these child-and-insect friendly habitats. See the caterpillar's transition as it grows, changes into a chrysalis, and finally emerges as a Painted Lady butterfly! It takes 3 weeks to go from caterpillar to butterfly. Keep adult butterflies indoors or release outside; absolutely safe to release into the environment. Check out our Science Projects For Kids using our butterfly kits. Did you know: when you include hands-on science activities like our butterfly kits when teaching kids, that student achievement increases by as much as 40%. FUN WINTER PROJECTS! Enjoy rearing butterflies ANY time of year, even WINTERTIME! Instructions included with butterfly hatching kit to keep the butterflies inside for their life cycle. See our FAQ page for most common butterfly kit questions. Available only in the Continental U.S. Ages 4+.

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Complete Butterfly Kit – Painted Lady Butterflies
Complete Butterfly Kit – Painted Lady Butterflies
Complete Butterfly Kit – Painted Lady Butterflies
Complete Butterfly Kit – Painted Lady Butterflies
  • LIVE Painted Lady Butterfly Caterpillars with food ship WITH your kit.
  • Cage choices: 3 foot tall hanging net cage with easy access zipper and hanging hook. OR 12” tall pop-up cage, designed to sit on a table with our 5-caterpillar kit. OR large 18” tall pop-up cage with our 10-caterpillar or school-sized kit.
  • Plus a Mister, butterfly feeder, sugar, eye dropper, instructions, and coloring page.
  • 5 caterpillars are sent in 1 cup, 10 are sent as 2 cups of 5, and school size of 30 are sent with 30 little cups for the students.
  • Guaranteed! We guarantee 3 out of every 5 caterpillars to become happy adult butterflies.
  • You can release them outside after observing them if it’s over 50 degrees.
  • Please do not order if below 40 degrees or above 85 degrees in your area. Our live arrival guaranty will be void if ordered during these temperatures.
Kit with 5 LIVE Caterpillars Sent NOW
3 Foot Hanging Cage
$19.95
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Kit with 5 LIVE Caterpillars Sent NOW:
Small 12” Pop-up Cage
$19.95
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Kit with 10 LIVE Caterpillars:
3 Foot Hanging Cage
Sent NOW $29.95
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Kit with 10 LIVE Caterpillars:
Large Pop-up Cage
Sent NOW $29.95
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School Size Kit with 30 LIVE Caterpillars Sent NOW: 3 Foot Hanging Cage $49.95 Add to Cart
School Size Kit with 30 LIVE Caterpillars Sent NOW: Large Pop-up Cage $49.95 Add to Cart

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