Praying Mantids Tenodera ardefolia sinensis (Case of approx 200 eggs)
Product Review (submitted on November 25, 2012):
We get these every year; started because one of our kids had food allergies and couldn't have traditional Easter Eggs...so the egg cases were a special gift.
They work! It's fun to keep one case in the house (a butterfly house is helpful to contain the offspring); it's so cool to watch them hatch.
Whether you have little kids or not, these ferocious-looking but gentle guys certainly earn their keep eating pests in the garden. And they do lay their own cases occasionally--although I order every year, just to make sure we have plenty.