Lizzy discovers a secret world of insects living right in her backyard. She befriends a ladybug, a grasshopper, and a caterpillar, and together they go on all sorts of adventures. Lizzy learns about the different stages of a caterpillar's life cycle, the importance of pollination, and the dangers of pesticides.
In "The Great Corn Festival Caper," Sammy the grasshopper sets out to learn how to fly so he can take part in the annual corn festival. With the help of his friend Kat the caterpillar, Sammy embarks on a journey of self-discovery, meeting a cast of colorful characters who teach him about the importance of being himself and following his dreams.
Abe the Ant is fed up with being the outcast, so he sets out to find his own team of ants to join. He has to convince them to let him join, and prove that he's not the weakest link. Along the way, Abe learns the importance of teamwork and how to be a leader.
Lizzy finds a caterpillar and puts it in her pocket, taking it inside to show her mom. Lizzy is excited to watch the caterpillar turn into a butterfly, but when she goes to check on it the next day, she finds that it has died. She is heartbroken and learns a valuable lesson about the cycle of life.
Shannon is reluctant to move to a new home, but is excited to bring her pet praying mantis, Mandy. When Mandy goes missing, Shannon has to put all her detective skills to the test to find her. Along the way she learns about the different types of insects in her neighborhood and makes some new friends. Shannon is ultimately successful in finding Mandy, and in the process learns to appreciate all the new insects in her life.
Nora the grasshopper is always the last one to finish her chores, but today she's determined to be first. She works and works but just can't seem to get ahead. Finally, she takes a break to rest and falls asleep. When she wakes up, her chores are done!