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Cup of Caterpillars


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Raise caterpillars to butterflies with Insect Lore's Cup of Caterpillars. It's an experience your children will never forget!

Please Note: This item includes a Deluxe Chrysalis Station Log. 

Watch butterfly metamorphosis up close at home or in the classroom. The entire process takes about three weeks. Once your butterflies emerge, observe and feed them, then let them go! Insect Lore has been providing the most reliable experience for 50 years.


  • Cup of 5 baby caterpillars

  • Nutritious Caterpillar Food

  • Deluxe Chrysalis Station Log

  • Caterpillar Quick Guide

  • READ ME insert with helpful caterpillar raising tips

Insect Lore guarantees that 3 out of 5 caterpillars will become butterflies.

Please monitor the weather in your area before beginning your project. Temperatures must be above 55 degrees and below 90 degrees Fahrenheit when you release your butterflies.

We cannot ship live insects to Hawaii or outside the United States.

SKU# L102

Ages 4+

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Great thing to do with kids

I. Did this with my grankids,and they loved I'm doing it again.




Review by Grtnan of 8 Posted on 3/2/2016

Great Fun

I did this last yr with my son an we had so much fun. Cant wait 2 do it again!




Review by Breason Posted on 2/29/2016

This is a great experience that all children school and home should have!

My children had a wonderful time watching the caterpillars as they transformed! It provided for great discussion and observation building. I plan on doing this annually with them and adding other learning process as well.




Review by Clari Posted on 2/29/2016

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