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Champaign County Master Gardeners present Monarchs & Milkweeds – A Children’s Program on Sat., June 4 at the Idea Garden on South Lincoln Avenue in Urbana. This event is recommended for children ages 5-9. Adult supervision is required.
Seating is limited to 25 children per session. Please choose the 9:00 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. time slot. One registration will need to be completed for each child.
At this program, children will learn about monarchs in a fun and artful way. The program will begin with a 10-15 minute educational lesson about:
- Butterfly anatomy;
- Stages of metamorphosis;
- How to identify a monarch butterfly;
- Monarch migration;
- Identifying different types of milkweed; and
- Knowing where each type grows best.
After the lesson, they will make a card stock mosaic monarch.
The cost is $3 per child. This is a rain or shine event. The fee is non-refundable.
Get more info and register at https://go.illinois.edu/learnmonarchs