So it turns out we butterfly! Did you ever hear that as a verb before? Right now we have two little caterpillars (we can find out if they are male or female once they are butterflies) much smaller than a dime.
The six year old told me last year when we saw a caterpillar in the woods, ‘you know they are eating machines don’t you, dad?’ and it’s true! The eat and poop. Just like kids!
We have a 3x magnifying lens that the kids can easily study the caterpillars with; they’ve gone back several times during the day just to check them out.
They are looking forward to being able to handle the caterpillars (and then as they as pre-flight butterflies)
it's really easy for the kids to watch him running around and eating already, the 3X magnifying glass was $2.99 in the walmart stationary/office supplies section…still too small for handling and not getting poor video of 🙂
Posted by Unschooldays on Saturday, July 21, 2018