Hatching Kits, Books, Feeders & General Merchandise
Remember that you may order online 365 days a year! For your convenience, the following selection of items is available for purchase online throughout the entire year. We will ship anywhere within the continental United States. A shipping & handling charge of $7.00 will be added to your order at the time of check-out (along with 6.25% sales tax on non-clothing items for Massachusetts customers only.) Shipping & handling charges and sales tax do not apply to gift certificates, gift cards, admission, or “Support a Species” gifts. PLEASE Allow at least 3-7 business days for delivery.
If there is any merchandise that you would like to pick up in person, please call 978-392-0955 any day we are open, between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM, and we will have your order ready for you.
Remember that you do NOT need to purchase admission tickets in advance!
Butterfly Hatching Kit: A gift of anticipation!
The kit, shown here, contains 2 Painted Lady Caterpillars in vials with food and complete instructions. Available late March - September 30th.
Butterfly Hatching Kit with Coupon: Ordering from October through late March, or don’t want the caterpillars now? You can purchase the hatching kit as described above with a coupon which can be redeemed any time
between late March and September 30th, when we will send the two caterpillars. Ideal for Winter birthday gifts or as
a gift for your favorite teacher!
Mini-Kit: Shown here, includes 1 Painted Lady Caterpillar with food and box for hatching. Available late March - September 30th.
Mini-Kit with Coupon: Ordering from October through late March, or don't want the caterpillar now? You can purchase the hatching kit as described
above with a coupon which can be redeemed any time between late March and September 30th, when we will send one caterpillar.
Painted Lady Caterpillars: Need additional Painted Lady Caterpillars? (No box.)
Price is for one caterpillar. Available late March - September 30th.
PLEASE Allow at least 3-7 business days for delivery.
Praying Mantis Egg Cases: Limited supply, available while they last. You will receive complete instructions and a container to hatch them in. You will need to keep the egg case in an unheated garage or shed until mid April. When they hatch, they will be the size of tiny eyelashes and an average of 200 mantids hatch from each case!
$6.00 for 1 egg case
$10.00 for 2 egg cases
Butterfly Release Gift Card
Release two live butterflies into our indoor garden. Please call ahead so we have the butterflies ready for you (978) 392-0955. Don’t forget admission as the butterflies are released into our indoor flight area!
The Butterfly Place Gift Certificates
May be used for Admission and/or Merchandise. May not be redeemed online.
Gift Certificates - Available in various denominations: No sales tax or shipping charges will be calculated for gift certificates which you order online.
Book of 10 Coupons: Includes coupons for 10 Admissions to The Butterfly Place (good for all ages, any time we are open, with no expiration date). Great for libraries, groups of fewer than 15 people, repeat visitors and corporate incentives. A value of up to $125.00 (based upon Adult admission prices), representing a savings of up to $45.00! Remember, coupons never expire!
“Support a Species” Gift Idea!
The perfect gift “in memory of” a special person or to celebrate a special occasion such as weddings, graduations or birthdays!
The Butterfly Place is a family-owned business and does not receive any grants or government subsidies. The monetary support from your “Support a Species” gift purchase will be used to continue our mission to help our visitors have fun and learn something new as they enjoy the beauty of these “flying flowers”. For $25.00, you will receive a $20.00 gift certificate which may be used for admission or merchandise at The Butterfly Place, a card which describes the species, thanks for your support, and a color postcard of your chosen species. You may designate a person’s, persons’, or organization’s name as a supporter. The names will be displayed in our Support a Species exhibit.
Be sure to enter the name of your special person or occasion in the “Comments” box during checkout.
Butterfly Place Iron-On Patches …
2½ inches in diameter. Great for scouts and others.
Butterfly Garden (by Insect Lore): Raise and release Painted Lady butterflies! You will receive a
container and complete instructions, including a coupon which is to be sent to Insect Lore for which you will
receive 5 caterpillars and their food.
Flutterby: The original butterfly feeder. Love butterflies but don’t have the flowers to attract them? Well, this feeder will!
Butterfly Nectar: Intended for use with the Flutterby Feeder (above.) Box contains 7.5 ounces.
Dainty Blue Origami Butterfly Earrings: Made with sterling silver ear wire and all treated to endure the elements, they are the creations of local artist Lisa B. Corfman.
Dainty Blue Origami Butterfly Earrings
Butterfly Earrings from Jems by Joan: Sparkling Swarovski crystals are featured in these delightful butterfly earrings by local artist, Joan Leaver.
Sterling silver findings are used with the exception of the wings which are silver plated. Part of “The Butterfly Collection” from Jems by Joan. Available
in your choice of three colors.
Rose with Rose Opal
Amethyst with Light Amethyst
Blue Morpho Butterfly Plush Toy from Adventure Planet: Adventure Planet is a leader in quality educational products that stimulate children’s imagination and creativity, while maintaining the highest quality and product safety standards found in the industry today. 13 inch, polyester fiber.
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Butterflies: The first all-photographic guide, features 1,014 full-color images of living butterflies, caterpillars, and chrysalises in their natural habitats. All the true butterflies and the most common skippers of North America north of Mexico are covered, with complete descriptions for 600 species and notes on 70 others. 924 pages, including 300 pages of color plates.
On Beyond Bugs! All About INSECTS: By Tish Rabe, illustrated by Aristides Ruiz. A children’s book in The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library, bridging the gap between concept books written for preschoolers and nonfiction that requires fluent reading skills. 44 pages.
A Golden Guide to Butterflies and Moths of North America: Suitable for all ages.
From Adventure Kids, a crafts project with four colorful markers. Surface washable, made with all new, non-toxic materials.
Fresh Start Insects Chunky Puzzle
From Melissa & Doug, features sturdy wood construction, pictures under pieces, pieces stand up for pretend play, and colorful graphics. Ages 2+.
Magnetic Bug Collecting Game by Melissa & Doug: Fun, 10-piece puzzle includes a magnetic bug net!