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1

Butterflies lay their eggs on ___________.

plants

2

When the young hatch, they ________ on those plants.

feed

3

The young are _____ butterflies yet.

NOT

4

When young, they are ________________.

caterpillars

5

As they grow, the caterpillars _________ their old skin.

shed

6

They _______ new skin.

grow

7

After shedding their skin _____ or _______ times, the caterpillars are fully grown. Then a change takes place.

four or five

8

In a way, butterflies are born more than once. The first time is when the caterpillar __________ from the egg. The second is when the __________ itself is born.

hatches
butterfly

9

When the caterpillar is fully __________, it spins a button of silk.

grown

10

The ______ is attached to a plant. The caterpillar fastens itself to it.

button

11

Caterpillars hang _________ from the button.

head down

12

It holds the skin it has __________ around it.

shed

13

The skin becomes _________.

hard

14

The caterpillar is then ready to ____________ a butterfly.

become