Backyard Explorer – Butterflies

Welcome to our first “Backyard Explorer” resource kit for kids. Encourage your kids to enjoy some nature-based discovery.

Paper daisies are loved by both bees and butterflies. And me!

Butterfly word search – this is a free downloadable sheet.

Butterfly Resource Kit – a low cost kit ($2.50) with information about butterflies, anatomy, 22 local species observation guide, butterfly kites, challenges and links to fabulous online resources. Click here to read more.

Looking at ways to increase butterflies in your garden? Caterpillars are fussy eaters, so provide plants they enjoy. Download our list of Butterfly Plants for your Garden