Life Cycle
Journey
Eating Habits
Fun Facts
100

This is the first cycle/first stage of a butterfly life cycle.

An egg

100

What is the direction the butterflies travel during fall?

South

100

What is the food the caterpillars eat after they hatch?

Milkweed leaves

100

What color is a monarch butterfly?

Black, white and orange

200

What is the second stage of a butterfly life cycle?

Larva or caterpillar

200

What is the direction butterflies travel in the Spring?

North

200

What do butterflies drink from flowers?

Nectar

200
Do they travel alone or in groups?
Alone
300

What is the third stage of a butterfly life cycle?

Chrysalis or pupa

300

What is the name of the country that Monarch butterflies go in the winter?

Mexico

300

How do the Monarch Butterflies help flowers?

They pollinate the flowers which helps to grow seeds

300

What do you call a Monarch Butterfly with black spots on it's wings and thicker veins?

A male Monarch Butterfly

400

What is the final stage of a butterfly?

an adult Monarch Butterfly

400

How far can butterflies travel during their migration?

Up to 3,000 miles

400

Why does the monarch caterpillar eat milkweed leaves?

because it is hungry

400

What do you call a Monarch Butterfly that lays eggs on on a milkweed plant and has thin veins?

a female Monarch Butterfly

500

What is the stage where they hang from a branch and looks like the letter J.

a chrysalis

500

Where do Monarch Butterflies travel to for the spring and summer?

northern United States

Canada

500
What is special about milkweed plants that protects the butterfly from predators?
They are poisonous
500

What is another name used for when Monarch Butterflies travel?

Migration

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