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Minibeast Hunt Sheet - Minibeast hunt, minibeast investigation, finding minibeasts, Minibeasts, Topic, Foundation stage, knowledge and understanding of the world, investigation, living things, snail, bee, ladybird, butterfly, spider

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  • Jul 29th

    The editable version has letters missing

    • Jul 30th

      Hi sdavies61,
      Thank you so much for letting us know about this one. I'll get this corrected right away!

    • Jul 30th

      Hi there sdavies61,
      Thank you for spotting this! Our lovely teacher and design teams have fixed the mistake and emailed the corrected resource to you! It will also be updated on the website very soon - I hope you find it useful!

  • Apr 19th

    use on clipboards in the garden for the kids at work :)

  • Sep 18th

    Will be taking this on holiday with us.

  • Jul 31st

    I'll be taking these on a camping holiday to France during the school holidays, thank you!

    • May 8th

      Well i cant do anything

    • May 8th

      Hi jessica444,

      Thank you for your comment on the Twinkl website.

      Are you having any problems with this resource that I can help you with?
      I look forward to your reply!
      I hope you have a lovely day! : )

  • Jul 27th

    For the children over the summner holidays, a great selection of minibeasts to find. Thanks

    • Jul 27th

      Hi JenNewton,
      You're very welcome! Thank you for commenting :)

  • Jul 12th

    to occupy children during school hols

    • Jul 12th

      Hi welshliz56,
      Great to hear it will be so useful :) Thanks for your feedback!

  • Jul 7th

    occupying my little boy over the summer hols! Thank you!

    • Jul 7th

      Hi ellesbelles18,
      You're very welcome! Thank you for commenting :)

  • Jul 7th

    school trip minibeast hunt

    • Jul 7th

      Hi clarebeirne,
      Thank you for sharing! :)

  • Jun 23rd

    bug hunt

    • Jun 23rd

      Hi Kelly.Farrington,
      Thank you for sharing! :)

  • Jun 17th


    • Jun 17th

      Hi tomdianejohn,
      I'm so glad to hear you like our resource so much, it is great to be able to help! :)

  • Jun 9th

    I've used this resource for cubs aged 8 to 10 to help with their nature badge. This helped with identifying bugs.

    • Jun 9th

      HI wendy_1, brilliant use for this resource, thanks for sharing. :)

  • May 28th

    Pupils with ASN

  • May 21st

    year 1 children

  • May 14th

    to make nature trail packs for lunch times to support children who struggle to play

  • May 13th

    outdoor activity for my setting

  • May 10th

    for parents to do with the children at home

  • May 10th

    my childminder setting for the children to use in the garden/park

  • May 9th

    bug hunt

  • May 8th

    Activities with the children

  • May 6th

    Minibeast topic in a reception class.

  • May 6th

    a walk in the woods with EYFS and KS1 children

  • May 5th


  • May 4th

    minibeast hunt for eyfs

  • Apr 28th

    Our schoolyard safari relating to our science unit

  • Apr 27th

    Minibeast hunt for EYFS

  • Apr 26th

    It's for preschool children at work. They can identify the creatures in our garden and in our Bug Hotel

  • Apr 23rd

    to go out and find minibeasts

  • Apr 23rd

    to support our topic on minibeasts. Children can take them home to involve parents in our work, once brought back we can complete a graph together to see what the most popular minibeasts are

  • Apr 22nd

    I'm using this as a Early Years - primary 1 transition activity during outdoor learning. Preschool children pair up with a p1 and go hunting for mini beasts with magnifying glasses/bug boxes.

  • Apr 15th


  • Apr 12th

    I run an after school club and have various ages.. Between 4 and 12 years of age. An activity for all ages

  • Apr 12th

    Going to have a wildlife walk and do this with my daughter and the other minders although I may have to do it with them in the garden

  • Apr 9th

    going to do this with my little boy, he will love this

  • Apr 8th

    a backyard hunt with my boys - they'll love it

  • Apr 8th

    Our woodland walk

  • Apr 6th

    outdoor activity

  • Mar 30th

    minibeast hunt with my nursesy class

  • Mar 28th

    pre school explorers

  • Mar 17th

    forest school workshop

  • Feb 28th

    Assist with my son's homework on minibeasts (aged 5, Year 1), have downloaded this and going to hunt them. He loves creepy crawlies! Looks very easy for a 5 year old to understand.

  • Feb 4th

    Asa n idea for parents to do at home with their children

  • Dec 16th

    My son loves to hunt bugs at nursery so I have bought bug hunting kits for him and my nephews for Xmas and I will include this sheet in the parcels.

  • Nov 11th

    Year 2 tend to do this topic so it will be very useful.

  • Nov 11th

    very interesting sheet

Minibeast Hunt Sheet Checklist

Minibeast Hunt Sheet Checklist - Going on a minibeast hunt? Don't go without this resource! Features some of the most common minibeasts with boxes for you to tick as you find them. Use the resource as it is for evidence that your children can take home with them, or try laminating the list for repeated use.
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