It is so amazing isn't it!!??
The caterpillars face mask drops to the ground. ( It kinda looks more like his whole head!
It looks amazing under a microscope or magnifyer))
After a while the chrysalis will harden and become the most beautiful jade color punctuated with little gold dots!
There is a really nice book that would be helpful to you as well as has some really cute activities and songs your little two year old would enjoy. (There is a great poem called the "wiggle jiggle dance" that describes the process of changing into a chrysalis)
It's called Monarch Magic.It has a website ,too. http://www.monarchbutterflyusa.com/Magic.htm