For the past couple of weeks, we have been feeding, observing, and finally releasing our butterflies. When our butterfly larvae arrived, the kids were so excited. This was a first time for our family to raise butterflies. I was really nervous that I might screw up somehow and we wouldn't end up with butterflies but in the end we had butterflies. Once the caterpillars turned into chrysalises, I had to carefully move them inside the butterfly tent. I ended up dropping the paper disk that had the chrysalises on them. I carefully picked up the paper disc and all them were still attached. Wow, I thought I really messed up but I didn't. It wasn't even a week later and we had butterflies. The kids were so excited. The butterflies made me really nervous. I felt uncomfortable about them being in the tent. I felt on some levels it was wrong to keep them in the tent. Yesterday, I had the neighbor kids over to play. I decided it would be a good time to say good bye to the butterflies and set them free. I took the tent outside and gave each child an opportunity to release a butterfly back to nature. The kids struggled to get a butterfly but it was amazing each child ended up with a butterfly on their fingers. Landon's butterfly stayed on his finger for a few minutes. Finally, we a gently blow on the butterfly it took off and flew away up into the sky. The kids were all smiles. We will be doing this again next for sure.