One of my favorite things I do every year is order caterpillars and watch them change with my first graders! This year 4/5 caterpillars made their chrysalises. Here are our tallies:
Here are our tiny caterpillars at the begining:
Here they are much bigger:
Yesterday, all 4 butterflies came out!
This year the butterflies were especially bloody when they came out. Normally I get the cage spotted with blood, but this year-- yikes! The blood literally SHOT out! It was soo gross!
It was a VERY exciting day in our classroom!