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Meet the caterpillars

Day 1 - meet the caterpillars! How many can you see?

Day 2

Day 3 - Do you think they are getting bigger?

Day 4 - What do you notice about the caterpillars?

Day 5 - They are growing so quickly!

Day 6 - The caterpillars are eating all the time!

Day 7 - How have the caterpillars changed in one week?

Day 8 - Can you see the different colours?

Day 9 - What can you see?

Day 10 - What has changed? What do you think will happen next?

Day 11 - The caterpillars have changed into chrysalides.

Day 12 - The chrysalides need time to harden before they can be moved.

Day 13 - Time to move the chrysalides into the butterfly hatching habitat

Day 14 - It will take between 7 and 14 days for the caterpillars to transform into butterflies

Day 15 - Inside the chrysalis the caterpillar is going through a change called metamorphosis

Day 16 - Did you know butterflies have 4 wings not 2?

Day 17 - Did you know butterflies taste with their feet?

Day 18 - Did you know that the wings of a butterfly are covered in tiny scales?

Day 19 - There are lots of different kinds of butterflies. These caterpillars will turn into Painted Lady butterflies.

Day 20 - The first two butterflies have emerged! Can you see them?

Day 21 - The third butterfly emerged today. You can see it's wings are still crumpled.

Day 22 - The fourth and final butterfly has emerged from the chrysalis

Day 23 - Time to release the butterflies


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