Our Butterflies are Free

After watching our tiny caterpillars eat and grow and eat and grow, they finally each made their own chrysalis. Then we waited impatiently. This last week, much to the students delight, they emerged. When we released them, some of the butterflies cooperated and perched on students’ hands before flying away!

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7 thoughts on “Our Butterflies are Free

  1. What a fun activity for the students! I am sure that they enjoyed this greatly and will be something they remember forever!

  2. I love this idea! I remember doing this when I was in elementary school. It is such an amazing experience to see life develop into something so beautiful.

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