Monarch Butterfly Project

In this project we'll examine raising and releasing Monarch Butterflies. You can do this project at home on your own, with a classroom, or via distance learning with our Learning at Home Monarch Host Kit.

23 Monarchs Released

in 2020. as of October 2, 2020

Part 1: Background Information

These videos and resources will help with the basic information about Monarchs.

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Raising Monarch Butterflies

Did you know a Monarch caterpillar eats 200 times it's birth weight in just 2 weeks? In this video, we'll show you how we raise Monarch butterflies at Sager Family Farm.

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Monarch Life Cycle Stages

In this video, we'll examine how a Monarch Butterfly goes from an egg, to a larva, to a pupa, and finally to an adult butterfly!

Part 2: Worksheets

These worksheets will help you measure data about your Monarchs as well as help students solidify concepts.

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Monarch Release Data

Grade Level: 

Pre K + (with Parent Help)

Record information about how and where you released the Monarchs you raised. If you send this back to us, we'll record it in our annual statistics!

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Monarch Measuring

Grade Level: 

2nd Grade +

Measure the growth of your Monarch Caterpillars. Practice measuring skills, or even use the data to create a graph.

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Monarch Life Cycle

Grade Level: 

Kindergarten - 3rd Grade

Draw a picture of each life cycle stage of the Monarch Butterfly.

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Monarch Writing Page

Grade Level: 

Pre K - 1st Grade

Practice writing skills on the wings of this butterfly. Try writing one fact on each wing.

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