MINI BEAST HUNT 🐞🐛🌳
Going on a minibeast hunt? Don’t go without this fantastic minibeast hunt checklist! This worksheet lists pictures of some of the most common minibeasts with boxes for you to tick as you find them.
What skills can children practice with this activity?
Children will really enjoy this outdoor activity. The minibeast list means that they can learn to keep a tally of the minibeasts they find and practise identifying different species of insect.
What are minibeasts?
Minibeasts are little creatures such as snails, insect and spiders. Scientifically, they are called ‘invertebrates which means that they are creatures without backbones. Because they are without a backbone, minibeasts have other structures to protect them in nature. For example, snails have shells and other minibeasts have a hard outside casing called ‘exoskeleton.’
You can download the worksheet below or why not create your own?!