Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Butterfly memories


I was looking through some old photos and found a treasure.

Butterfly release day!



How many of you homeschool moms recognize the butterfly house?

We bought it, a bunch of caterpillars, and some sort of food from a website. Or maybe a local store. This happened six years ago!





We watched the entire processes, then took the butterflies to a park to set them free.  We decided the park had more nice flowers for them than our backyard.  Or maybe we were worried the kids would see a dead butterfly and cry over their pet.


It was such fun.  They still talk about it and we still have the house.  Maybe we should get some more caterpillars and do it again!



Bonus froggie for your viewing pleasure.




This post is linked to Outdoor Wednesday at A Southern Daydreamer.

11 comments:

SmallWorld at Home said...

Oh my goodness! I think this is the first glimpse I've ever had of your kids!

wayside wanderer said...

Love this...especially feeding the butterfly and all the beautiful flowers in the background. Are those rose of sharon?

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

awww what sweet pictures.

Jocelyn
http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com/

cindy said...

From beginning to end what an awesome experience, beautiful photos.

Kerri said...

Look at those sweet pics. That looks like about the time we met. :) Was it while you were still here? Now your kiddos are looking so grown up...

Jorgelina said...

what sweet pictures.

Donnie said...

That was so sweet. Loved them all.

Linda said...

Fun times...we did that every spring when the boys were young and set them free on Easter!

Pam said...

What a great learning experience for the kiddos. My son isn't homeschooled, but that would be a perfect project this spring!

Sherry @ Lamp Unto My Feet said...

Oh, how cool! :)

Ann said...

I used to teach young children, and when we release the butterflies, I teach them the Butterfly, wait for me don't fly away.