Watch them grow then let them go! Raise 3 to 5 Painted Lady butterflies while learning all about metamorphosis with this Oppenheim Best Toy Award-winning butterfly raising kit! See each caterpillar's transition as it matures, changes into a chrysalid, and finally emerges as a Painted Lady butterfly! After observing your butterflies, experience the joy of releasing them into your backyard! Absolutely safe to release into the environment. Includes colorful pop-up habitat suitable for hanging or free-standing on a countertop, coupon for 3 to 5 butterfly larvae with special food, feeding kit and complete instructions. Notice! This kit doesn't contain any live insects, but contains a mail-in coupon for the live critters. The kit with live insects is available elsewhere in the Insect Lore store. Please be advised that there is an additional $3.00 required when redeeming your coupon for shipping and handling of the live larvae with this version of the Butterfly Garden. To order this kit without the additional shipping fee, see the "Butterfly Garden Shipped with Live Caterpillars Now" item number 221. Three butterflies are guaranteed to be perfect specimens. Please allow approximately 3 weeks for your larvae to develop. During extremely hot or cold weather, delivery of live larvae may be delayed. Available only in the Continental U.S. and Alaska. Ages 4 up.