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All things Bugs

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Over the next several months we will be seeing lots more bugs in our gardens.
Here we share with you a huge collection of the VERY BEST bug fun for kids on the web!
From arts and crafts to sensory play, to hands on learning to printable's and resources - we have it covered!

Minibeast Art

Incy Wincy Spider, Hand Print Art - Learning and Exploring Through Play
Gaudi Snails - The Fairy and the Frog
Ladybird footprint Art - Learning and Exploring Through Play
Footprint Butterfly - Messy Little Monster
Bumble Bee Hand Print Art - Learning and Exploring Through Play

Sensory Play

Minibeast Sensory Bin - Clares Little Tots
Bug Slime - Little Bins for Little Hands
Catching Bugs Sensory Table - Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds
Mud and Bugs Playdough - Clares Little Tots
Playdough Minibeast Bug Hunt - Sun Hats and Wellie Boots
Bugs and Beans Sensory Bin - Sugar Aunts
Outdoor Minibeast Sensory Bin - Little Bins for Little Hands
Fizzing Catpillar Science - Toddler Approved
Mud and Bugs Sensory Sink - Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
Bugs Sensory Table - Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds

Hands on Minibeast Learning

Baby Tutles are called Hatchlings - Fireflies and Mudpies
Phasmid's - Leafy Stick Insects - Danya Banya 
Red Spotted Newts - Fireflies and Mud Pies
Lay a sheet and shake a tree - Mother Natured 
Frogs and Toads - Fireflies and Mudpies
Bug Spotter Sticks - Sun Hats and Wellie Boots
Butterflies, Moths and Caterpillars - Fireflies and Mudpies
Wolf Spiders - My Little 3 and Me


Cardboard Tube Minibeast - Red Ted
Jar Lid Glitter Bugs - Crafts by Amanda
Incy Wincy Spider Egg Carton Craft - Messy Little Monster
Tic Tac Toe Ladybird - Kids Creative Chaos
Tissue Paper Butterflies - In The Playroom
A collection of Paper plate Minibeasts - Clares Little Tots
Create a spider web using Natute - Mother Natured
Incy Wincy Spider Craft - Red Ted Art
CD Ladybirds - Crafts by Amanda
Junk Modelling Butterflies - In The Playroom
Ladybirds and Buttons - Happy Hooligans
Incy Wincy Spider Paper Plate that climbs - My Little 3 and Me
Tic Tac Toe Minibeast Stones - Red Ted
Make your own Dragonfly - Sun Hats and Wellie Boots
Egg Carton Ants - The Seasoned Mom
Plastic Spoon Bugs - Crafts by Amanda
Bottle Top Minibeasts - Red Ted
Incy Wincy Spider Play Set - My Little 3 and Me
Bug Building Craft - Toddler Approved
Counting Stones - The Fairy and the Frog
Spider Pom Poms - Red Ted Art
Paper bag Ladybird Puppet - Artsy Momma
Stone Bugs  - Mum in the Mad House
CD Snails - Sun Hats and Wellie Boots
Finger Puppers - Laly Mom
Make your own Firefly - KC Adventures
Butterfly Craft using Nature - The Seasoned Mom
Dragonfly Crafts - Zing Zing Tree


Butterflies - In The Playroom
Bugs - Easy Peasy Fun
Bug Printables for Preschoolers - Learning 2 Walk

Minibeast Resources

Playdough Cutters
Add these to your playdough table or painting area for printing! You can also create your own salt dough bugs, paint & varnish for garden decorations! Under £2.

These bugs are just perfect for small world, sensory, imaginative play! Great price and collection for under £3.

Butterfly Garden
No matter what the age of your children (and adults) this is sure to give the big WOW factor. Look on and watch as the caterpillars grow and develop into beautiful butterflies before your very eyes! Then release them in your own garden!

This kid and bug friendly viewer lets kids study their catches up close from two views: above and below! There is also a watertight viewing chamber will even keep tadpoles and small fish safe during inspections. Theres no limit to what you can peep!"

Magnify your fun! Snap-lock lid with air holes, and watertight bottom are perfect for containing and studying fish, tadpoles, or any other critters you can find. 

See the world in close-up with this hand held microscope, with built in illumination you can view things with brightness and precision

Watch earthworms going about their daily business

My Living World Bug Safari
Everything that the budding naturalist needs to catch, study and identify mini-beasts in gardens, parks and countryside.


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  1. Grrrrrreat. My son loves all kinds of bugs and this is great.


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