Minibeasts Planning and Resources - EYFS/Reception
Get your minibeasts topic off to a flying start with this pack of planning and 31 teaching resources.

The fully editable planning file meets the requirements of the current EYFS.

The medium term overview details possible learning experiences, learning objectives and resources for each of the 7 areas of the EYFS curriculum.

The short term planning has a grid for each area of learning, showing learning objectives, resources, learning experiences and 'look, listen and note' guidance. There are 42 learning experiences planned in total, suitable to use over a half term topic.

This topic is aimed at Reception, although it could be adapted for younger children.

Many of the resources support the activities described in the planning pack. They include display cards, simple texts to decode, thinking skills games, maths activities, writing frames and more.



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  • Minibeasts-Pack.png
  • Minibeasts-Planning.doc
  • C-L-Hungry-Caterpillar-Cards.pdf
  • C-L-Insect-Card.pdf
  • C-L-Minibeast-Thinking-Skills-Games.pdf
  • EA-D-Minibeast-Research-Lab-Role-Play-Signs.pdf
  • EA-D-Small-Butterfly-Outlines.pdf
  • Ladybird-Alphabet.pdf
  • Ladybird-Number-Bonds.pdf
  • L-Minibeast-Fact-File-Card.pdf
  • L-Minibeast-Riddles.pdf
  • L-Minibeast-Spotter-Sheet.pdf
  • M-Butterfly-Outline.pdf
  • M-Caterpillar-Mathematics-Cards.pdf
  • Minibeast-Alliteration-Cards.pdf
  • Minibeast-Counting.ppt
  • Minibeast-Dominoes.pdf
  • Minibeast-Name-Cards.doc
  • Minibeast-Number-Match.pdf
  • Minibeasts-Lettering.pdf
  • Bee-Number-Line.pdf
  • Butterfly-Bingo.pdf
  • Butterfly-Numbers.pdf
  • Minibeast-Writing-Frames.pdf
  • M-Ladybird-Doubling-Card.pdf
  • PD-Hand-Washing.pdf
  • PSED-Minibeast-Cards.pdf
  • PSED-Question-Words.pdf
  • Snail-Number-Line.pdf
  • UW-Butterfly-Lifecycle-Cartoon-Picture-Cards.pdf
  • UW-Butterfly-Life-Cycle-Diary.pdf
  • Butterfly-Penny-Game.pdf
  • M-My-Week-Book-Cover.pdf

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Created: Feb 12, 2015

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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Display and posters

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