Minibeast Identification Cards

Minibeast Identification Cards

Full colour A5 pdf. Named, clear photographs of minibeasts with 2 questions on each card (each with a supporting visual prompt): How many legs (choice of 0, 6, 8, more)? and Does it have wings (tick box for yes or no). Font is Sassoon Infant throughout. Additional cards for pupils to draw and identify their own discoveries and an A4 sheet of matching minibeast tokens for sorting, data handlling, counting etc. Designed with a view to be laminated and used with dry wipe markers outdoors but could be used in a classroom setting also.
bevevans22
Minibeast symmetry for IWB

Minibeast symmetry for IWB

Very simple IWB presentation that uses action buttons throughout. Small quiz element at the end. Pictures are clear throughout and font used is Comic Sans. There are no captions regarding what symmetry is, this is purely visual.
bevevans22
Shape Match Up - Minibeast theme

Shape Match Up - Minibeast theme

A4 pdf which includes templates of minibeasts made out of 2d shapes plus corresponding coloured shapes to match to the templates. Minibeasts includes are ladybird, butterflies, snails, dragonfly, bee and spider. Just cut and laminate to make a themed, cross curricular matching game. Template bases have captions of inibeast names in Sassoon infant font.
bevevans22
YR/1/2 topic based long term planning

YR/1/2 topic based long term planning

A long term plan for a mixed age R/1/2 class. Rolling 2 year cycle. A work in progress really, but may be helpful as a starting point for some people!Other topics covered: Paperwork; Planning templates.
lizzyr
Mini-beast links

Mini-beast links

A list of resources to help with a minibeast topic. Includes fiction books, non-fiction books and websites. Suitable for FS and KS1.
ilovegiraffes
Hatching - what comes out of an egg?

Hatching - what comes out of an egg?

A selection of clip-art pictures of different animals that children can sort into which comes out of an egg and which does not. Can be used as a sorting activity, a bingo activity…. anyway you like. There are two worksheets that can be cut out and stuck in a non-fiction book or just circled. Hope it’s useful.
dappylisa
Decorated Paper Selection - Sunflowers, Spring Bunnies or Very Hungry Caterpillar

Decorated Paper Selection - Sunflowers, Spring Bunnies or Very Hungry Caterpillar

3 a4 pdfs of decorated paper. Sunflowers paper is in colour only: lined, half lined or plain. Spring bunnies paper is available in colour and black and white and is again lined, half lined or plain. The Very Hungry Caterpillar pack has 2 designs: caterpillar and butterfly. Both are available in Colour and black and white and also come in lined, half lined and plain
bevevans22
Wasp Nest Pictures

Wasp Nest Pictures

Photos in .jpg format of a wasp nest that was built in our garden this summer. The nest is still whole, apart from a section cut off the back so you can see the internal structures. There are leaves and twigs from the corkscrew hazel woven into the structure!
cathyd