Caterpillars and Butterflies

First week
First week
First week
First week
1 week
1 week

Egg - A butterfly starts its life as an egg. Larva - The larva (caterpillar) hatches from an egg and eats leaves or flowers almost constantly. The caterpillar molts (loses its old skin) many times as it grows. Pupa - It turns into a pupa (chrysalis); this is a resting stage.

2 weeks
2 weeks

The caterpillars in Bluebell and Buttercup are now butterflies.

First week
First week
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2 weeks
2 weeks
2 weeks
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Pre-School caterpillars are still growing into butterflies
Pre-School caterpillars are still growing into butterflies