Save a Butterfly 2018-06-14T16:14:46+00:00

Monarch Butterflies need Milkweed to survive.
Giving a milkweed plant is like giving a butterfly.

Save a Butterfly is place for kids to plan activities around planting and giving milkweed at birthday parties and as mom’s and dad’s day gifts.

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BUTTERFLY ACTIVITIES

Here are three activities to encourage your friends and family to plant Milkweed.

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Give Mom a milkweed plant for Mom’s day. Giving a Milkweed plant is like giving her a butterfly. Print out this butterfly template. Color it, cut it out and hang it from the Mom’s day plant.

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Milkweed flowers are beautiful either in a pot or planted in your garden. Select and order seeds from one of our partner sites to begin.

Order Your Seeds

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Buy a small container and soil to plant the Milkweed. Then print this coloring template to attach to the pot as a gift. You can make your own card as well.

Download Our Butterfly
Colouring Template

Sticky Seed Ball Activity

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Do not forget to post a photo of the activity and card with the hashtag #saveabutterfly. And, of course, please post photos of the Milkweed plant with Monarch Butterflies.

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Give Dad a milkweed plant for Dad’s day. Giving a Milkweed plant is like giving him a beautiful caterpillar that will turn into a Monarch butterfly. Print out this caterpillar template. Color it, cut it out and hang it from the Dad’s day plant.
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Milkweed flowers are beautiful either in a pot or planted in your garden. Select and order seeds from one of our partner sites to begin.

Order Your Seeds

2
Buy a small container and soil to plant the Milkweed. Then print this coloring template to attach to the pot as a gift. You can make your own card as well.

Download Our Butterfly
Colouring Template

Sticky Seed Ball Activity

3

Do not forget to post a photo of the activity and card with the hashtag #saveabutterfly. And, of course, please post photos of the Milkweed plant with Monarch Butterflies.

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Plant milkweed plant as a birthday activity. Make the whole party theme about Monarch butterflies. Planting a Milkweed plant is like saving a butterfly.
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Milkweed flowers are beautiful either in a pot or planted in your garden. Select and order seeds from one of our partner sites to begin.

Order Your Seeds

2
Buy a small container and soil to plant the Milkweed. Then print this coloring template to attach to the pot as a gift. You can make your own card as well.

Download Our Butterfly
Colouring Template

Sticky Seed Ball Activity

3

Do not forget to post a photo of the activity and card with the hashtag #saveabutterfly. And, of course, please post photos of the Milkweed plant with Monarch Butterflies.

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Facebook
INSTAGRAM
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We realized that kids needed a site for kids. Please send us pictures of your butterfly activities and Milkweed gardens. We will post them to the site.

Here are some amazing pictures of Save-a-Butterfly activities in schools and homes across the country!

MEET THE FOUNDERS

HANNAH SCHWARTZ

Hannah is 7 years old and a student at Palmerston Public School in Toronto.

 

LIAT SCHWARTZ

Liat is 10 years old and a senior at Palmerston Public School in Toronto.

GET SEEDS HERE

We have some amazing partners that can send you Milkweed seeds for your activities. Please select and order from one of the Milkweed options below.

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Please plant local Milkweed plants. Milkweed from a different region can be harmful to the Monarchs. Learn more here.

INTERVIEW

Read the discussion with Liat and Hannah Schwartz on what Save a Butterfly is all about and why they decided to start it.

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