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The Very Hungry Caterpillar™ Butterfly Growing Kit

  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar™ Butterfly Growing Kit

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Our Caterpillar will resume again in March.

Our live butterfly kits with Caterpillar Vouchers are available to buy year-round, or pre-order with Live Caterpillars for delivery between March and mid-September.


A wonderful combination of Eric Carle's beloved classic story and actual butterfly metamorphosis.

This Very Special Edition of our ever popular Butterfly Garden includes:

  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar™ reusable habitat, (30cm tall)
  • 3-5 Painted Lady caterpillars and food
  • Feeding pipette
  • Full instructions.
  • Also included is A SPECIAL SURPRISE Very Hungry Caterpillar™ Butterfly Feeder!  Kit will include ONE of the following: plum, orange, strawberry, apple, pear, sausage, pickle, cake, cherry pie, or ice cream cone! Styles may vary with each order.

The cycle of the caterpillars takes approximately 3 to 5 weeks.

Order your Live Butterfly Garden with caterpillars now, or order your Live Butterfly Garden with prepaid Caterpillar Voucher, which allows you to redeem your cup of caterpillars LATER.

Caterpillars sent March - mid September.

Ages: 4+

Price: £25.00 incl VAT  (£20.83 ex VAT)


Need help with your Caterpillar to Butterfly Process? - Watch these informative videos

Setting up you Chrysalis Station:

Caring for your Chrysalis:

Feeding your Butterflies:

Releasing your Butterflies:


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Please note when selecting option "send insects on specific date"  this is the date the caterpillars are dispatched, not the delivery date.