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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

11.7 x 11.6 x 2.3

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Average Customer Rating:

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Insect Lore 1001615Insect Lore Butterfly Garden
 
4.3

(based on 29 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Educational (22)
  • Engaging (17)
  • Lots of fun (16)
  • Interactive (13)
  • Durable (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Entertainment (13)
    • Young children (13)
    • Indoor (12)
    • Older children (8)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Parent of two or more children (10), Stay at home parent (8), Grandparent (6), Education oriented (4), First time parent (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes (13), No (12)

    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.

    VS

    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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    4.0

    We just got the caterpillars

    By Mama

    from NH

    About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children

    See all my reviews

    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:

      I was disappointed that it costs another $5 to get the caterpillars.
      It is mentioned somewhere on the box but not that visible.

      The kit is fun.
      We just got the little baby caterpillars in the mail and the kids got really excited about growing their own pet butterflies.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      4.0

      So far so good

      By Twins' Mom

      from Mont Belvieu, TX

      About Me First Time Parent, Parent Of Multiples (Twins etc), Parent Of Two Or More Children, Stay At Home Parent

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Educational
      • Engaging

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Entertainment
        • Indoor
        • Older Children

        Comments about Insect Lore 1001615 Insect Lore Butterfly Garden:

        The caterpillars arrived within 5 days of going online to order. We've had them for a week so we are still in process.

        It would be nice if the instructions were on the top inside the box. My child was opening the caterpillar cup to touch them before I could get to the instructions which expressly state not to open the cup.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        Great butterfly product

        By Busy mom to triplets

        from Dade City FL

        About Me Education Oriented, Elementary School Teacher, Parent Of Multiples (Twins etc), Stay At Home Parent

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Butterfly Garden
        • Educational
        • Engaging
        • Interactive
        • Lots of Fun

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Insect Lore 1001615 Insect Lore Butterfly Garden:

          I sent away for the caterpillars and all five arrived ahead if time and alive. We are currently watching them grow. The only challenge I see thus far is attaching the chrysalis to the roof of the pop up cylinder netting butterfly home. I will probably use painters tape. The caterpillars arrived with a coupon for another caterpillar order.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great for kids of all ages

          By Mamaof4

          from Rockford, IL

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

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Educational
          • Engaging
          • Interactive
          • Lots of Fun

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Insect Lore 1001615 Insect Lore Butterfly Garden:

              All of my kids, ages 10 - 1 enjoyed watching the caterpillars transform into butterflies and letting them go free. It was an amazing experience and we look forward to doing it again this coming spring.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              havent used yet

              By mom of 2

              from oswego, ny

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

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Educational

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Entertainment

                Comments about Insect Lore 1001615 Insect Lore Butterfly Garden:

                I bought this for my girls for christmas so they would have it when spring/summer came. I think they will love watching them grow.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Wonderful gift for insect lovers!

                By Nana Claus

                from Dalton, GA

                About Me Grandparent

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Educational
                • Interactive
                • Lots of Fun

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Insect Lore 1001615 Insect Lore Butterfly Garden:

                    This item is to be a Christmas gift for my 4 year old granddaughter. She loves learning about animals and insects so I am excited about this gift for her. I used the enclosed certificate to order the caterpillars online. The process was very easy. They should arrive before Christmas. The cost of this gift is minimal and the experience she has with it should be priceless.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    5.0

                    Excellent Teaching Tool

                    By Best Nana

                    from Willow Street, Pa.

                    About Me Grandparent

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Educational
                    • Engaging
                    • Interactive
                    • Lots of Fun

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Insect Lore 1001615 Insect Lore Butterfly Garden:

                        You will see the wonder in your child's eyes as a caterpillar is transformed into the butterfly!

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • Yes

                        Comment on this review

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Excellent family fun

                        By Aunt t

                        from Summit, NJ

                        About Me Aunt

                        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 my second time buying this product. It is a very simple process and the kids love it - they can really see firsthand how a butterfly os born!

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes

                          Comment on this review

                          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Beautiful Butterflies

                          By gamer mom julie

                          from Gilbert Az

                          About Me First Time Parent, nature lover, Stay At Home Parent

                          See all my reviews

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Educational
                          • Engaging
                          • How Can You Go Wrong With
                          • Lots of Fun

                          Cons

                          • Nothing Wrong With This

                          Best Uses

                          • for everyone

                          Comments about Insect Lore 1001615 Insect Lore Butterfly Garden:

                          We are giving this as a gift to my 9 year old niece. She wants it to see first hand how catapillars turn into beautiful butterflies. When she gets it she will send in a card for her catapillars. When they arrive at her house in a few days she puts them in the house that comes with the package. Everything else you will need is in the box. You let nature do its thing (which you can watch up close and not bother) you have butterflies.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes

                          Comment on this review

                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          3.0

                          Expensive but great idea

                          By Dancing doc

                          from Huntington NY

                          About Me Grandparent

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Educational
                          • Engaging

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Entertainment
                            • Indoor
                            • Young Children

                            Comments about Insect Lore 1001615 Insect Lore Butterfly Garden:

                            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.)

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • Yes

                            Comment on this review

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                            $16.99

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