Your kiddos are going to love these insect crafts that I’ve found around the web. Come see all 7 insect craft ideas for kids.

making fossils with playdough! great hands on activity combining history and science

Playdough Bug Fossils

Playdough Bug Fossils So cute for Apolobia Zoology 1 homeschool science, bug craft, preschool craft,

Insect Compositions

Explore Insect Compositions with tangible materials, reference books and Reggio-inspired setting. (via Imagine Learning Center)

How To Make A Minbeast Hotel: using an old container, soil, damp stones and rotten wood to create hiding places. A wonderful child-led activity.

How To Make A Minibeast Hotel

How To Make A Minbeast Hotel: using an old container, soil, damp stones and rotten wood to create hiding places. A wonderful child-led activity.

Always good to find something different to do with a Tuff Spot. Great for motor skills and also talking about textures and materials. (missamyp)

Tough spot weaving- develops gross and fine motor skills, problem solving, pattern creation, concentration skills

Inside/outside investigation table …

Set up a "Nature Table" to display all the treasures found on nature hikes. great for scientific observations. {The large leaf is from IKEA.} Smith nature walks might be great to fill up your science center


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Sensory Tub - minibeast activities theme green spilt peas, bugs  beetles along with tweezers, bug catchers and magnifying glasses.

You can find sets of these tweezers and minibeasts at Rosebud Toy Library. Sensory Tub - minibeast activities theme green spilt peas, bugs beetles along with tweezers, bug catchers and magnifying glasses.

EXPLORING STORIES: The Very Quiet Cricket  (Nep insecten en natuur objecten in cupcake-ijsblokjes)

Frozen minibeast fun (",) Great idea for getting the children investigating

we can do all things: Bugs in the Grass

we can do all things: sensory activity - bugs in the grass. We are totally doing this soon!

Fine motor

Minibeast themed Finger Gym - collect as many as you can in 1 minute. love the idea of a "finger gym"

Pegs and numbers

Numbered Legless Spiders Adding legs to match the numbers. A couple of bright children had the opportunity to talk about how many legs the spider would need to make it up to

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