Numbered legless spiders from Rachel (",)
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.
Stick worms (wrapping sticks with pipe-cleaners) from Rachel (",)
Sewing simple spider webs at Cathy's Childminding (",)
Mini beast small world
Garden Maths - simple number bonds - from Rachel (",)
Play dough snakes and worms for pattern and length work from Rachel (",)
Picking up 'worms' with peg 'beaks'. Beat the timer! - from Rachel (",)
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.
Drainpipes and assorted pretend spiders. Perfect for Nursery Rhyme Week
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
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.
Very hungry caterpillar threading activity
Mini beast collages made with garden bits :)
EXPLORING STORIES: The Very Quiet Cricket (Nep insecten en natuur objecten in cupcake-ijsblokjes)
Mini beasts - hand painted stones. Kids love it.
Play dough ideas for bug / insect theme