Insect & Bug Hunting! {Activities celebrating creepy crawlies}

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Do creepy crawlies give you the heebies jeebies?!

There’s nothing more pleasing than seeing your students enthusiastically engaging in a learning experience – and this pack contains those experiences! Whether your class is filled with bug loathers or bug lovers, you’ll find activities to meet everyone’s needs and engage even the most reluctant learners… This Bug Hunting pack contains 3 different activities all centred around bug hunting, plus a 36 page mini booklet packed full of ‘fun and facts’ - all designed to support and add more depth to your outdoor experiences…


Please check out the preview for a closer look at the resources in this pack! Included are:

• Teacher tips for fostering a love of mini beasts!
• Create and assemble your very own bug hunting kit (activity card and teacher notes)
• Bug Hunting (activity card, photos and teacher notes)
• Design and build a Bug Hotel (activity card and teacher notes, note home to parents requesting materials, bug hotel construction details)
• This pack includes a specific PINTEREST board created especially to support these activities and provide a range of visual examples.
• Bug scavenger hunt/bingo
• Palm sized ‘bug-fact-pocket-pack’ (tiny 8 page booklet containing fun bug facts)
• Bug themed cootie catcher containing silly bug jokes!
• What is a bug? 2 sheets to support the children to identify what type of bug they have (Includes: arachnids, insects, crustaceans, myriapods and non-arthropods)


36 page Bug Hunting Booklet ~ page topics include:

• What to include in your bug hunting kit (this booklet is a must!)
• Bug hunting kit design page
• Tally sheet for recording all the different types of bugs found
• Making a plan for constructing your bug hotel
• What is a bug? Classification and identification information
• Bug coloring page
• Labelling your favourite bug
• Completing a bug ‘fact file’
• Examining your bugs with a magnifying glass
• Sketching your bug
• Designing a bug habitat
• The amazing things bugs do for us (topics covered include: being a food source for many other animals; pollinating our food crops; recycling and composting organic matter; they give us honey, bees wax, shellac, silk and dyes)
• Bug hunt word find
• Bug acrostic poem template
• 6 blank pages for the children to use to record their finding as they hunt, or write and incorporate illustrations after the activity
• “All creatures great and small have their place in our shared world” quote
• 10 bug challenges (learn how too sensibly catch and release a bug, watch ‘A Bugs Life’ the movie’ etc.)
• Bugs you love and the bug you loathe!


Looking for other Creepy Crawly resources? You might want to have a peek at these!

Butterflies and Moths {A booklet of activities celebrating Lepidoptera!}.
BUG BUNDLE! Ants, Butterflies, Bees, Worms, Snails, Silkworms + more....
Spiders! {A booklet of activities celebrating spiders}.


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Insect & Bug Hunting! {Activities celebrating creepy crawlies}
Insect & Bug Hunting! {Activities celebrating creepy crawlies}
Insect & Bug Hunting! {Activities celebrating creepy crawlies}
Insect & Bug Hunting! {Activities celebrating creepy crawlies}