Instance time offset
The Template section contains an image parameter with a source, but it can also have modifiers added per instance, like an Animator for example. You can also use a composition with animated elements as a Template.
In the same way that an overall or relative transformation can be defined for each instance, a global Time Offset can be defined for all instances or accumulated as the instantiation progresses.
This way you can trigger animations one after the other, based on a common Template, like in the following example: