We are raising Painted Ladies butterflies giving us the opportunity to observe the amazing changes which occur as they grow into each stage. All butterflies have complete metamorphosis. To grow into an adult they go through 4 stages: egg, larva, pupa and adult. Each stage has a different goal – for instance, caterpillars need to eat a lot, and adults need to reproduce. Our class is so excited to see how they transform, we have even named them! Perhaps the butterfly is proof that you can go through a great deal of darkness and still become something beautiful.
Butterflies are nature’s angels.
They remind us what a gift it is to be alive.