Simply mix together some nectar (an easy recipe is included), pour it into the feeder?s reservoir, hang your feeder from a limb or set it on a flat surface and wait for wild butterflies to arrive to drink from the colorful flowery wicks. Entomologist approved, this beautiful feeder will provide hours of enjoyment for the whole family. Complete instructions included. Ages 4 and up. Measures 6" long, tip to tip, and 4" across at the widest point.