Butterfly feeder

Age 3-5

Activity Type

outdoor play

Activity Season

spring summer

Activity Topic

Minibeasts Butterflies and moths

Activity Key Stage

Key Stage 1

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Butterfly feeder activity for kids

Create a butterfly feeder for your garden.

Help butterflies with this simple nature activity and get a closer look at these beautiful insects! You just need some mushy ripe fruit, a paper plate and some string.

  • Experiment with different fruits – which are more popular?
  • How many different types of butterfly visit your feeder?
  • Do any other insects or animals come to your butterfly feeder?

Use different sized and coloured paper plates to see which attracts more butterflies.

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