We watched four tiny caterpillars developing into beautiful butterflies which we released into the school garden. Watch us as we investigate butterfly development.Reading about butterflies

We read 'The Hungry Caterpillar' by Eric Carle.








The butterfly eggs arrive


The eggs arrived in a wee brown box and we looked at them very carefully - within a day they had hatched into the tiniest caterpillars you have ever seen!






How they've grown


Four days later the caterpillars were huge!








Big BookWe drew wonderful pictures of what we thought our caterpillars would look like as butterflies - aren't they colourful?