Minibeast Topic Activities and Games
Minibeasts bingo (Ref: SB7899)
A set of printable bingo boards and picture cards featuring various minibeasts.
Minibeast bingo (Ref: SB4491)
Printable minibeast bingo word/picture boards and picture cards.
Label the insect set (Ref: SB158)
A PDF file with a cut and stick worksheet for labelling the parts of a fly, as well as large colour word cards and accompanying picture.
Minibeast initial sound game (Ref: SB724)
A colourful and fun game aimed at helping children to hear and discuss initial sounds in words.  The children read the sound on the brick and try and guess which minibeast is hiding beneath.  This resource also links perfectly to a topic on minibeasts.
Minibeast legs and wings posters (Ref: SB725)
A PDF file featuring 20 A4 posters with minibeast.  Each poster poses the question ‘how many legs?’ and ‘does it have wings?’ for discussion.
Minibeast picture dominoes (Ref: SB4925)
A set of printable dominoes with cartoon images of different minibeasts.
Minibeast colour and write worksheets (Ref: SB5152)
A set of simple printable sheets featuring images of minibeasts for children to colour along with writing lines for topic-related writing.
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Minibeast sorting cards (Ref: SB5095)
A set of printable cards ideal for sorting activities.  Pupils could sort into sets by number of legs or number of wings.  Includes worded and picture only versions.
Minibeast flash cards (Ref: SB7896)
A set of printable flash cards featuring various minibeasts.
Minibeast picture flash cards (Ref: SB7897)
A set of printable picture cards featuring various minibeasts.  Also includes a set of smaller word cards for matching activities.
Butterfly life cycle cut and stick (Ref: SB144)
A PDF file with two differentiated worksheets where children cut out the life cycle pictures and stick them on in the correct order.
Butterfly
Life Cycle
A collection of all our
butterfly growth and
life cycle resources.
Ant life cycle cut and stick (Ref: SB4648)
A PDF file with two differentiated worksheets where children cut out the life cycle pictures and stick them on in the correct order.
Ant Life Cycle
A collection of all our
ant growth and life cycle
resources.
Frog life cycle cut and stick (Ref: SB153)
A PDF file with two differentiated worksheets where children cut out the life cycle pictures and stick them on in the correct order.
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Frog Life Cycle
A collection of all our
frog growth and life cycle
cycle resources.
Honey bee life cycle cut and stick (Ref: SB8454)
A PDF file with two differentiated worksheets where children cut out the life cycle pictures and stick them on in the correct order.
Honey Bee
Life Cycle
A collection of all our
honey bee growth and
life cycle resources.
Spider cycle cut and stick (Ref: SB8194)
A PDF file with two differentiated worksheets where children cut out the life cycle pictures and stick them on in the correct order.
Spider Life
Cycle
A collection of all our
spider growth and life
cycle resources.
Split-pin minibeast characters (Ref: SB2485)
A group of body part sets which can be assembled into split-pin characters with moving parts.  Children cut out the body parts and use split-pins to join together at the appropriate places.
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Split-pin minibeast characters - b&w (Ref: SB2495)
A group of body part sets which can be assembled into split-pin characters with moving parts.  Children colour, cut out the body parts and use split-pins to join together at the appropriate places.
Minibeast yes/no sorting cards (Ref: SB5094)
Printable cards posing questions about minibeasts with yes or no answers.  Pupils sort the cards into separate yes and no piles.
Minibeast spotting form (Ref: SB2204)
A form for children to tick off various minibeasts when out on a minibeast hunt.
Minibeast-themed 15cm x 15cm cards (Ref: SB737)
Multi-use printable cards with pictures and words showing common minibeasts.  Each card is 15cm by 15cm and they can be printed for use in classroom displays or card-based games.
Minibeast-themed Pixie robot cards (Ref: SB738)
Multi-use printable cards with pictures and words showing common minibeasts.  Each card is 11cm by 11cm which means you can cut them out and arrange in a grid for use with a Pixie programmable robot, but they can also easily be printed for use in classroom displays or word banks.
Minibeast survey pictogram squares (Ref: SB8047)
Printable squares featuring different minibeasts.  Ideal for use when creating a pictogram to showing the results of a class survey of minibeasts.
How to draw a frog posters (Ref: SB8219)
A set of posters showing step-by-step how to draw a simple cartoon frog.
How to draw a frog instructions sheet (Ref: SB8220)
A simple desktop prompt sheet showing step-by-step how to draw a frog.
How to draw a butterfly posters (Ref: SB8228)
A set of posters showing step-by-step how to draw a simple butterfly.
How to draw a butterfly instructions sheet (Ref: SB8229)
A simple desktop prompt sheet showing step-by-step how to draw a butterfly.
Caterpillar initial sounds activity (Ref: SB105)
A fun activity where the children place the correct initial sounds (in circles) over the corresponding pictures on the caterpillars.  5 different printable sheets.
Minibeast playdough mats (Ref: SB947)
6 printable playdough mats where children can add missing features to well-known minibeasts.
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Minibeast-themed A4 page borders (Ref: SB3884)
Portrait and landscape minibeast-themed A4 page borders.  Includes editable Microsoft Word templates as well as resizable JPG images.
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Ladybird A4 page borders (Ref: SB1380)
Editable portrait and landscape page borders with a ladybird theme.  Includes Microsoft Word templates as well as resizable JPG images.
Minibeast colouring sheets (Ref: SB2278)
A useful set of simple colouring sheets featuring various minibeasts.
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Bee-themed A4 page borders (Ref: SB4606)
Portrait and landscape page borders featuring lots of bees!  Includes editable Microsoft Word templates as well as resizable JPG images.
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Snails A4 page borders (Ref: SB7129)
Portrait and landscape A4 page borders.  Includes editable Microsoft Word templates as well as resizable JPG images.
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Spider A4 page borders (Ref: SB8059)
Portrait and landscape A4 page borders.  Includes editable Microsoft Word templates as well as resizable JPG images.
Caterpillar and butterfly colour matching activity
(Ref: SB6370)
A simple activity where children can match the caterpillars with the same colour butterflies.  Ideal to laminate and use in outdoor hunts.
Butterfly symmetry activity (Ref: SB7927)
A set of printable activity sheets where children arrange coloured shapes on the butterflies to make them symmetrical.
Counting minibeasts posters (Ref: SB4490)
A set of 20 A4-sized posters showing minibeasts in the garden.  Great as visual aids for counting and estimation.
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Minibeast labelling sheets (Ref: SB9305)
A set of printable sheets with simple diagrams for children to label and colour the minibeasts.
Mad About Minibeasts colouring sheets (Ref: SB9542)
A selection of colouring pages featuring cartoon minibeasts from the book, ‘Mad About Minibeasts’, by Giles Andreae and David Wojtowycz.
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Mad About Minibeasts A4 page borders (Ref: SB9543)
Portrait and landscape A4 page borders.  Includes editable Microsoft Word templates as well as resizable JPG images.
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Minibeast role-play masks (Ref: SB1188)
A useful group of minibeast printable masks for role-play.  Includes minibeasts such as ladybird, grasshopper, bee, snail and more!  Simply print out, laminate, cut out and attach to lollipop sticks.
Minibeast role-play masks - b&w (Ref: SB1333)
A useful group of minibeast printable black and white masks for role-play that can be coloured in by your pupils.  Includes minibeasts such as ladybird, grasshopper, bee, snail and more.  Simply print out on card, colour, and attach to lollipop sticks!
Caterpillar role-play masks (Ref: SB9644)
Simple printable masks for use in role-play or for retelling a story.  Just cut out the eyes and attach a lollipop stick as a handle.
Frog role-play mask (Ref: SB1069)
A simple printable mask for use in role-play or for retelling a story.  Simply cut out the eyes and attach a lollipop stick as a handle.  Great for use if acting out the ‘Five Little Frogs’ number rhyme.
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