Early Learning Resources EYFS & KS1 Minibeasts teaching resources


A collection of minibeast / insect themed teaching resources. This section includes a set of minibeast role-play masks taken from our role-play masks and puppets section, and a variety of display backgrounds which can be used to encourage role-play and small world play.

We also have resources to help children understand the eco-system of a garden and the life cycle of a butterfly, as well as many other unique teaching resources including minibeast maths resources, top-trumps, song sheets, labels, bingo games and a minibeast spotter sheet and photo pack. Visit our minibeasts planning section for ideas on how to bring alive this topic in your school / early years setting.

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5 Garden Snails – Visual Aids / Stick Puppets

Butterflies – Editable text

Butterfly Life Cycle Maze Puzzle

Butterfly Life Cycle Poster

Caterpillar Cooking Activity


Complete The Pattern Worksheets – Minibeasts

Counting Flash Cards – Ladybirds

Creepy Crawly Poem

Editable Insect / Minibeast Labels

Editable Minibeast Stickers

Estimating / Counting Minibeasts Flash Cards

Five Garden Snails Poem


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