Butterfly Kits

How can you tell a moth from a Butterfly?

There are no definite differences, but generally most butterflys are much more brightly colored. So you want to watch live caterpillars turn into butterflies?  Well, we have many butterfly pavilions on sale with coupons.

With butterfly kits your child can experience the miracle of life watching live caterpillars turn into a variety of butterflies.  We went to Branson Mo not too long ago to the Butterfly Palace and my child loved it.  It had a great 3d movie that you watched before you toured the butterfly pavilion.

 St. Louis Mo also has the Butterfly House which is much larger and an amazing site to see.  Hundreds of species at the Missouri Butterfly House that is part of the Mo Botanical Garden.

Brands of Butterfly Gardens we sell

  1. Insect Lore Pavilions and Bungalow
  2. Uncle Milton
  3. World Alive or GreenEarth Butterfly Kits

Butterfly Kit World Alive

World Alive Green Earth - Butterfly Kit
Cultivate your own live butterflies from caterpillars. This is a beautiful way to see nature at its finest! Observe as the eggs grow into caterpillars and how the caterpillars metamorphose into beautiful butterflies. This fascinating habitat kit is ideal for classrooms.

Children of all ages Love The World Alive Butterfly Kit

The GreenEarth Butterfly Kit

*Details inside on how to receive live caterpillar eggs*

World Alive Butterfly Kit Includes:
  • Instruction book with information and activities about the Cabbage White Butterfly "Pieris Brassica"
  • Beautiful net habitat
  • Feeding pipette
  • Magnifier
  • Tweezers

Kids of all ages Love Fascinations Butterfly Kit

Butterfly Garden - #010100

Butterfly Garden Kit By Insectlore.

See each caterpillar’s transition as it matures, changes into a chrysalis, and finally emerges as a Painted Lady butterfly Insectlore!
After observing your butterflies growth from caterpillars in the Butterfly Garden you can experience the joy of releasing them into your backyard!
This Butterfly Garden Includes colorful habitat, a certificate for 5 butterfly larvae with special food, and complete instructions.
Three butterflies are guaranteed to be perfect specimens. Please allow approximately 3 weeks for your larvae to develop. During extremely hot or cold weather, delivery of live larvae may be delayed. Available only in the Continental U.S. and Alaska. Ages 4 & up
010100 Insect lore butterfly Garden Grow your own butterflies.

Butterfly Life Cycle Stages

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Learn about the Stages of life of the butterfly with these life life replicas.

A great teaching tool for teachers and parents.  These can show children and adults all of the stages such as The Egg Larva (Caterpillar) Pupa Adult which are the LIFE-CYCLES OF A BUTTERFLY

  • The First Stage Is the Egg Stage.  This is the Develepmental stage and is crital to the growth of the catapillar.
  • 2nd stage is the Larval stage. The caterpillar  emerges from an egg and eats leaves or flowers for its mian source of energy. After some timethe molting process begins.  This is the process where the caterpillar sheds its old skin many times as it grows.  Humans also shed skin we just dont notice it like you see happening when your bug does.
  • Now onto the 3rd stage of the butterfly life cycle. Pupa - It turns into a pupa (chrysalis); this is a resting stage.  This Chrysalis is kinda like a cocoon or pouch.  They are typically found on the underside of leaves .
  • Final Life cycle-Adult - This is the stage we all love.  The transfromation or transmogrification stage.  Hmmm is that a real word.  Look it up we think it is. A beautiful, flying adult butterfly emerges. There is no growth during this stage. This adult will continue the cycle and reproduce to finally make new baby caterpillers of its own.  

What are some other animals your class can think of that go through life cycle stages?

Birds, frogs, snakes and many insects

How Do Butterflies Reproduce?

Butterfly Flowers and Net Grow your own


Butterfly Flowers grow your own!!


So You would like to have a lot of butterflys around your house in the yard by the garden or whatnot right.  Well Get some butterfly flowers.  You Plant the included seeds in your garden or a large flower pot and watch as plants grow. Nurture them so they will sprout and grow into a fantastic bouquet of fragrant flowers tempting the butterflys in your area to come on by and hang out.. When these butterfly flowers are fully grown, these beauties can attract wild butterflies of every shape, size and color. Then be on the lookout for “flying flowers” — real, live butterflies as the come on in for a stay over at your place.! As they pay your flowers a visit, carefully capture these delicate creatures with your net and give them a close look. After a while — set them free! Ages 4 and up.

Butterfly net and Flowers included in this package

Live Butterfly Activity Book

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Here’s the best way to make the most of your live butterfly experience! The Live Butterfly Activity Book by Insect Lore provides many  activities, resources, and ideas that can be used with any live Insect Lore Painted Lady butterfly kit.
These Activities are suitable for pre-K to grade 8 and draw from the frameworks of the Head Start Program Performance Standards and National Science Education Standards. Great For Foss Educationa as well

The Live Butterfly Activity Book isCompatible with any Insect Lore-brand butterfly kit.
Helps make your live butterfly class- room experience a year-round opportunity.
Safe, lab-tested, easy, and exciting activities are easily modified to match students' skill levels.
Material reviewed and modified by parents, classroom teachers, and district science coordinators.
Connections to Head Start domains, Science Standards content areas, and related science skills.
Student pages suitable for readers in grades 2-4 to help guide and reinforce the outcome.
Chock full of classroom management and learning model suggestions from real teachers.
Material reviewed and modified by parents, classroom teachers, and district science coordinators.
Live Butterfly Activity Book Written for grades pre-K to 8th with an emphasis on grades 2 to 4. ISBN# 1-891541-02-1

Butterfly Feeder

With this colorful Butterfly Feeder, butterflies on the go can get the same sweet treatment as their hummingbird friends! Mix some tasty nectar (easy recipe included),
Insect lore butterfly feeder you just Pour it into the Butterfly Feeder’s reservoir, hang your feeder from a limb or set it on a flat surface, and wait for wild butterflies to arrive to drink from the colorful flowery wicks.The Butterfly Feeder by Insect Lore is Entomologist approved, this beautiful feeder will provide hours of enjoyment for the whole family. Complete instructions included. Ages 4 & up

Butterfly Candy

Pop in a real tasty insect into your mouth.
The Hotlix Butterfly candy does not have a real butterfly inside but a simulated one enclosed in hard candy.

This makes a great addition to some of our butterfly garden kits.Kids and adults love the sucker inside that seems to melt in your mouth.  The butterfly candy is one of our top selling edible treats.

Be sure to choose Blueberry or Strawberry flavor.

Butterfly Candy - Contains real edible flowers on the wings that are infused into the candy.  It does not contain a real butterfly though.  Kind of unique and is a great conversation starter.  Now in the middle which forms the body you do get a real bug pupae of a mealworm.  On Sale now Buy your Butterfly Bug candy today, go into the office break room and pull it out.  It will surly amaze or disgust your co-workers when they see this delight from our insect kit website.

Butterfly net InsectLore

Butterfly Net

Use this fun net to capture critters large and small with the Butterfly Net By Insect Lore.
The unique butterfly shape  of this net sets it apart from other nature nets, and you can use it on land or water!
You don't have to use this net it to just catch butterflies , how about some ladybugs or something else?
Provides hours of outdoor enjoyment for young nature lovers.
Ages 4 & up.