On Tap This Week: Butterfly Gardening With Children

Butterfly gardening has become an incredibly popular activity. It is so easy, because all it requires is a little space and a few carefully chosen plants. It can be an extremely rewarding activity to carry out with children, who can experience hands-on science at its best while learning about topics like pollination, insect life cycles, and weather. We are so excited about it that we are going to devote a week of blog posts to butterfly gardening with children.


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Please join us and feel free to add links to your own posts, any questions, or ideas for topics about butterfly gardening with children in the comments.



  1. Cynthia Sloane

    Hi, I will be going to Tanzania soon to work with a school age program promoting conservation and environmental responsibility. I am looking for some DVD’s and other resource materials that would be good to bring along. I am especially interested in creating butterfly gardens and toad habitats. Do you have any suggestions?

  2. Roberta

    Wow, what an experience. Unfortunately, to be successful with a butterfly garden, you really need to use local plants that supply food for local butterflies. What we have here is not likely to be helpful, for the most part. The Zanzibar Butterfly Centre might be a good place to start https://www.zanzibarbutterflies.com/

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