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Insect Lore Butterfly Garden

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Product Description

CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

Watch them grow then let them go! See one of Nature's greatest miracles right before your eyes with our Oppenheim Best Toy Award-winning butterfly raising kit.

Raise 3 to 5 Painted Lady butterflies while learning all about metamorphosis. See the caterpillars' transition as they mature, change into chrysalides, and finally emerge as Painted Lady butterflies! The butterflies' development takes approximately three weeks, and they're absolutely safe to release into the environment.

Includes colorful pop-up habitat suitable for hanging or free-standing on a countertop, one cup containing 3 to 5 butterfly larvae with special food(larve will be sent to you when you submit coupon), feeding kit and complete instructions.

Additional Info

359310

EDE4CA06

735569010107

1010

0.7 pounds

11.9 x 11.9 x 3.0

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Average Customer Rating:

by PowerReviews
Insect Lore 1001615Insect Lore Butterfly Garden
 
4.5

(based on 60 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (39)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Educational (51)
  • Engaging (42)
  • Lots of fun (39)
  • Interactive (36)
  • Durable (18)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Entertainment (33)
  • Young children (31)
  • Indoor (27)
  • Older children (18)
  • Special needs (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent of two or more children (28), Education oriented (21), Stay at home parent (14), Grandparent (13), Working parent (12)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (27), Yes (27)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Great Product !!!

Bought this for my grandson for his birthday. My daughter sent in the certificate and got the caterpillars. Within 2 weeks they had turned into beautiful butterflies. My grandsons were fascinated with the...Read complete review

Bought this for my grandson for his birthday. My daughter sent in the certificate and got the caterpillars. Within 2 weeks they had turned into beautiful butterflies. My grandsons were fascinated with the whole process and were so excited when they turned into the butterflies. Great Gift. Would recommend it strongly.

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Expensive but great idea

I purchased this for my granddaughter, and was a little dismayed to find that basically it consisted only of a net "cage" and a coupon to purchase, for an additional $5.00...Read complete review

I purchased this for my granddaughter, and was a little dismayed to find that basically it consisted only of a net "cage" and a coupon to purchase, for an additional $5.00 "shipping" charge, the caterpillars - which morph into butterflies - and a can of food. Seemed like a lot of money for just a net. But the overall idea is a good one, and my granddaughter will love it. (I ordered the live bugs to be delivered around her birthday; it's nice that you can decide when you want them.)

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5.0

Butterfly Garden

By Sarah

from Trumbull, CT

About Me Education Oriented, Parent Of Two Or More Children, Working Parent

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Educational
  • Engaging
  • Interactive
  • Lots of Fun

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Entertainment
    • Young Children

    Comments about Insect Lore 1001615 Insect Lore Butterfly Garden:

    This is a great little kit. Everything is included to grow the butterflies and take care of them. My daughter and son downloaded a cure journal and calendar to track the process and it's been a great learning experienced and science experiment for them. After these butterflies fly away, we plan to get more caterpillars and do it again! Great price and directions are clear!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    5.0

    Love this

    By Tracy a mom

    from Southern Illinois

    About Me Education Oriented, First Time Parent, Working Parent

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Educational
    • Engaging
    • Interactive
    • Lots of Fun

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoor

      Comments about Insect Lore 1001615 Insect Lore Butterfly Garden:

      Liked the ease at which it is to setup and order your catepillars. We can not wait to watch the grow and become beautiful butterflies.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      excellent

      By lynne

      from Media, Pa.

      About Me Education Oriented, Grandparent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Educational
      • Engaging
      • Interactive

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Entertainment
        • Indoor

        Comments about Insect Lore 1001615 Insect Lore Butterfly Garden:

        granddaughter asked for it again for the second time for her birthday.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        Wonders of Nature

        By Ces

        from New York

        About Me Grandparent

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Educational
        • Engaging
        • Interactive
        • Lots of Fun

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Insect Lore 1001615 Insect Lore Butterfly Garden:

            My grandson has been so involved in watching and waiting for his butterflies. Even got up at 6:30 a.m. to check that the caterpillars were okay.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            Comment on this review

             
            4.0

            I would buy this product again.

            By Bell the Preschool teacher

            from Chesapeake, VA

            About Me Education Oriented, Working Parent

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Educational
            • Engaging
            • Interactive
            • Lots of Fun

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Entertainment
              • Indoor
              • Young Children

              Comments about Insect Lore 1001615 Insect Lore Butterfly Garden:

              To expand on our lesson about the life cycle of a butterfly and metamorphoses of a caterpillar to a butterfly.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

               
              5.0

              Butterflies everywhere!

              By Froggy Mama

              from Portland, OR

              About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children, Stay At Home Parent

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Educational
              • Engaging
              • Interactive
              • Lots of Fun

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Entertainment
                • Indoor
                • Older Children
                • Young Children

                Comments about Insect Lore 1001615 Insect Lore Butterfly Garden:

                So much fun & great memories every year. Keep the butterfly house and use it each spring with a new shipment of caterpillars. We only had to buy more because we moved and lost ours.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                 
                4.0

                Easy to Use

                By PreK teacher

                from Queens, NY

                About Me Education Oriented

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Educational

                Cons

                • Poor Design

                Best Uses

                • Entertainment

                Comments about Insect Lore 1001615 Insect Lore Butterfly Garden:

                I am doing an insect unit. The caterpillar came in quickly and the directions are easy to use.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                So far so good

                By Jeffa

                from nashua NH

                About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Educational
                • Interactive

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Entertainment

                  Comments about Insect Lore 1001615 Insect Lore Butterfly Garden:

                  I am currently very happy with this. We ordered our caterpillars and they came sooner than expected. They are growing like champs and are headed to the J-team very soon. I am a little concerned that there seems to be no problem with where these critters are sent to or when. I can't release butterflies in New England in January but the company doesnt seem to have and regulations for that. I could be wrong.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Just bought my 3rd butterfly cage!

                  By Teacher Grammie

                  from TX

                  About Me Education Oriented, Grandparent

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Educational
                  • Engaging
                  • Interactive
                  • Lots of Fun

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Entertainment
                    • Indoor
                    • Older Children
                    • Special Needs
                    • Travel
                    • Young Children

                    Comments about Insect Lore 1001615 Insect Lore Butterfly Garden:

                    We have it down to a science! We go to our local nursery, find the herbs, look for a catapillar, and buy 2-3 plants. We watch the little guys eat like crazy and grow fat right before our eyes in a large open container. It's just like Eric Carl describes in his The Very Hungry Butterfly book. When they stop eating and began to make tier cacoon we place the plant they are attached to in this butterfly "cage" with mesh sides so the plant and the cacoon has air and light exactly as it would in nature, yet it is protected from harm for 14 days. When the butterfly emerges we allow it walk all over our arms, head, and we take the most beautiful pictuers that we then have forever....an we release the butterfly to run free and lay more eggs.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    4.0

                    Butterfly Garden Fun

                    By Fun Uncle

                    from Erie, CO

                    About Me Collector, Education Oriented

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Educational
                    • Engaging
                    • Interactive
                    • Lots of Fun

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Entertainment
                      • Indoor
                      • Special Needs
                      • Young Children

                      Comments about Insect Lore 1001615 Insect Lore Butterfly Garden:

                      I bought the Lore Butterfly Garden for my Niece and Nephew for Easter and they loved it. We ordered the larve and they arrived a week latter in the mail. So far they are doing exactly what they are supposed to do. They are eating their food and the kiddos love watching them. They are excited to see them transform into to beautiful butterflies so they can let them go in the garden outside!

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes

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