Milkweed Missiles

Milkweed Missiles

Monarch butterflies are beautiful insects that need milkweed to survive. Monarch caterpillars only eat milkweed, but these plants are vanishing. Participants in this workshop will make milkweed seed balls to help save the Monarch butterflies.

What inspired you to make this project?:
Our second graders love butterflies and want to help them survive. We introduced milkweed missiles as part of their unit on life cycles. The kids had fun making these seed balls and were quite pleased to know that they could do something to help Monarch butterflies.

Categories: Sustainability & Nature, Education, Kids & Family, Kids Under 5 yo, Science