Today in our Octopus Room the children have been releasing their Painted Lady butterflies into the nursery garden. 

Over the last few weeks our very hungry caterpillars have been eating, spinning silk and growing more than 10 times their original size!

The children have been watching them closely as part of their "growing" theme, waiting for all the butterflies to leave their chrysalides. 

It was a very exciting moment today as they watched the butterflies fly away into the sunshine.

Make sure you look out for butterflies in your garden this week!