Munching Caterpillar News

Celebrating with Galaxy Hot Chocolate

December 15th, 2014 by

The GALAXY Hot Chocolate Fund, which helps small community groups and charities across the UK and Ireland, has kindly donated £300 to us! This donation will help us inspire even more young people about butterflies, moths and the outdoors by allowing us to visit more schools and events next year. With our 2015 calendar filling […]


What Happens to Butterflies Over Winter?!

November 17th, 2014 by

Winter can be a tough time for butterflies – cold temperatures, rain, and wind make it hard for them to fly, and the frosts and snow make sure that there are very few flowers left for them to find their favourite food, nectar. So what do they do in winter?! Well, the majority of butterfly […]


Mendip Rocks!

September 29th, 2014 by

On Friday 26th September 2014 we attended the Mendip Rocks schools day at Burrington Combe, Somerset. The day was planned by a partnership of organisations including Mendip Hills AONB, Somerset Earth Science Centre, and Somerset Wildlife Trust. Four KS2 classes from local schools were invited on a field trip to Burrington Combe and take part […]


Munching Caterpillars’ Super Summer

September 11th, 2014 by

Munching Caterpillars have been really busy over the last 6 months visiting schools and events all over Dorset and Somerset. In total we have run 66 workshops at 14 different schools, attended 32 events, led 9 family visits to local nature reserves and provided 3 training workshops for adults interested in getting involved with the […]


And the winner is…

December 12th, 2013 by

Aishling, aged 8 from Buckinghamshire is the winner of our highly contested Munching Caterpillars Christmas Competition! Well done Aishling! A Munching Caterpillars goodie bag is on its way and Aishling’s school will also receive some equipment for rearing caterpillars in the classroom. Head judge David Dennis said, “It was a real pleasure to look through all the […]