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.
Simple bug hotel for children to make from Red Ted Art (",)
Small world bugs in soil with leaves. Cross curricular link: Understanding the World and Maths. Children count the bugs, recording tally and numeral.
Minibeast inspired tuff spot for EYFS
Chalk Portraits - this could be good outdoor fun with younger students
Maths challenge with The Very Hungry Caterpillar theme. I made the caterpillar and butterfly for the children to stick the coloured circles onto. Will be encouraging symmetry and patterning.
Take one fantastic picture book, add a science experiment, & go digging in the dirt & you have one awesome outdoor adventure full of discovery.
Pond/Lifecycle of a Frog Small World Play
Mini beasts activities More
Sewing simple spider webs at Cathy's Childminding (",)
EXPLORING STORIES: The Very Quiet Cricket (Nep insecten en natuur objecten in cupcake-ijsblokjes)
Sensory Tub - minibeast activities theme green spilt peas, bugs beetles along with tweezers, bug catchers and magnifying glasses.
Mini beast collages made with garden bits :)
Drainpipes and assorted pretend spiders. Perfect for Nursery Rhyme Week
Mini beasts - hand painted stones. Kids love it.
BC Language Arts Oral Language Mini beast small world
Love this idea! Build a bug activity. To use with our microscope bug slides in spring!
Digging for Spaghetti Worms Sensory Play - Kids will have so much fun catching all the slippery and slimy spaghetti worms with tweezers and putting them into a jar. OR JUST LET THEM DIG IN REAL DIRT FOR REAL WORMS.