Printables from the Very Hungry Caterpillar book for story telling props
Make a spider web inside a hula hoop & hang from the ceiling. The children 'catch' bugs by wrapping small plastic minibeasts into the web
Tissue Paper Butterflies
Five Garden Snails Poem Changed the lyrics to say Five garden snail sleeping in the sun along comes a big bird and scares away one.
Drainpipes and assorted pretend spiders
Strengthen little fingers by clipping Itsy Bitsy Spider legs! Saw the clips at the dollars store yesterday.
Glass nugget bees - originally made for counting, but used in other ways too - from Rachel (",)
Sewing simple spider webs at Cathy's Childminding (",)
Glass Nugget Ladybirds - originally made for counting, but used in other ways too - from Rachel (",)
Hands-On Ladybug Math Ideas for Kids-Counting, Addition, Comparing
Pegs and numbers
Ladybird stained glass window for preschool and kindergarten. #animalcraft #kidscraft
Sensory Tub - minibeast activities theme green spilt peas, bugs beetles along with tweezers, bug catchers and magnifying glasses.
we can do all things: Bugs in the Grass
We made a spider web inside of a hula hoop and hung it from the ceiling. Then the kids "caught" bugs by wrapping small plastic bugs into the web.
Mini beasts - hand painted stones. Kids love it.
Snails! We tried this at Sarah Jarman childminding and it was a big success!
Very hungry caterpillar threading activity
Mini beast collages made with garden bits :)