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Live Butterfly kits?

Have any of you purchased one of these and watched the different stages with your children?
What is the best place to purchase one of these kits from?
Thanks!

 
BaileysMom476

Asked by BaileysMom476 at 1:46 PM on Apr. 12, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • We had one a few years ago. I think I bought it on Amazon, but you can find them in stores now. The kids LOVED it! Our grown butteflies actually went on to have babies. The kids have actually been asking if we can get more caterpillars, and go through the whole cycle again.
    dorfmama

    Answer by dorfmama at 1:50 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • You can get them in lots of places. They're really neat when they work. The one my son's preschool class had, all the caterpillars either died prior to the cocoon, or died in the cocoon for some reason.
    Renee3K

    Answer by Renee3K at 1:49 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • We purchased one a couple weeks ago from Barnes & Noble. My 5 year old DD is really looking forward to watching everything happen. It says that it takes 3 weeks to receive the caterpillars and 3 weeks for them to turn into butterflies, so we are waiting until we are 6 weeks from really warm weather...figure the beginning of May we will send our card in for them to be sent to us.
    AllAboutKeeley

    Answer by AllAboutKeeley at 1:49 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • My son's preschool class has one for their class pet. 2 of them have become butterflies so far. The kids really seem to like it.
    Krystal.Ingalls

    Answer by Krystal.Ingalls at 1:58 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • I just saw these at WALMART! for 14$ yay haven't bought one yet but I may closer to summer sounds like fun
    rhonda111787

    Answer by rhonda111787 at 2:31 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • i saw them but i havent purchase any
    RACINGMANIA

    Answer by RACINGMANIA at 2:35 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • I was wondering the same thing thanks for asking :) I think now Im going to get one for my boys and I lol
    mommato2boys79

    Answer by mommato2boys79 at 2:50 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • I saw one on woot that i wanted to get
    mommyof3-2008

    Answer by mommyof3-2008 at 10:46 AM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • I've never had one, good luck.
    Samanthamommy

    Answer by Samanthamommy at 2:49 PM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • I really really want one too!
    ethans_momma06

    Answer by ethans_momma06 at 2:48 PM on Apr. 14, 2011

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