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Minibeasts – Bingo

Minibeasts – Bingo

3 sets of Bingo mats with matching picture cards and matching word cards to learn names of popular minibeasts. Suggest laminating for durability. Included blank one to practise writing spellings and that can be used repeatedly if laminated.

By mariedp

Minibeasts – Worksheets

Minibeasts – Worksheets

• Searching for minibeasts: tick box when seen; use word bank to label each one; easier: draw a line around the picture when you see one! • Use word bank to complete sentences about insects; label an insect body parts • Draw favourite insect and label body parts; write interesting facts • Sorting / grouping minibeasts pictures (cut and paste) into insects or not insects categories • Minibeasts Fact Sheet: write where minibeasts live, what they have, what they do and what they eat • Life circle of the butterfly: cut pictures and labels and paste in correct order Minibeasts Classification: • Sorting / grouping minibeasts pictures into different ‘moving’ categories • Recording names of insects that can fly, crawl, slide or jump • Recording insects that can fly, crawl, slide or jump using a table • Recording insects that can fly, crawl, slide or jump using a graph • Sorting / grouping minibeasts pictures and features into different ‘group’ categories (insect - arachnid - mollusc - arthropod - onychophora - isopod crustacean) • Record findings into a table Word Mat included for spellings Created for independent work Suggestion: print any worksheets on A3 for group work and to create posters for display!

By mariedp

Harry Potter Science Week plan, poster, schedule and resources

Harry Potter Science Week plan, poster, schedule and resources

Transform your Science department into Hogwarts for a week and have lessons full of wizarding fun and excitement whilst also extending students scientific understanding. Resources include: 1 - Poster - To advertise your week 2 - Vision and plan - An overview of how we organised our week with suggested activities and ways to involve all year groups 3 - Letter of acceptance - We gave one to each tutor group in preparation for the week and also printed loads out to come flying out of our homemade chimney (see photos) 4 - Schedule template - The schedule shows how we organised the weeks and also has the jobs for people to volunteer for in order to prepare resources and decorations for the week 5 - Instructions for elephants toothpaste (part of potions) 6 - Assignments - Print out double sided and hand out to students as part of a week long quiz, we put together certificates for students who completed each quiz and the aim was to complete all the quizzes by the end of the week and earn a certificate in each wizarding discipline (herbology, potions, transfiguration, charms and divination) - a good literacy activity to add tot he week 7 - Instructions for flame tests (part of potions) 8 - A selection of photos from our week for inspiration In addition our entire department dressed up as characters from the books for the whole week We had Harry Potter themed awards for budding scientists and for those who really stood out we organised a trip with the English department to The Harry Potter Experience to learn about the making of the films. All in all it is a great week and a lot of fun, plus everybody loves Harry Potter!

By sophiemunday

Incy Wincy Spider Felt Board Set Digital Pattern Itsy Bitsy Nursery Rhymes

Incy Wincy Spider Felt Board Set Digital Pattern Itsy Bitsy Nursery Rhymes

Incy Wincy Spider climbed up the water spout. Down came the rain and washed poor Incy out. Out came the sunshine and dried up all the rain. And Incy Wincy Spider climbed up the spout again. The water spout is 31cm x 23.5cm(12 x 9 inches) and the spider is 21cm x 6cm wide (8 x 2.5 inches). This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic

Bees quiz!

Bees quiz!

A quiz with answers on bees. great for use alongside studying the decline of British bees and how they are important to our eco-system

By lcampbell66

Minibeasts: Bingo, Snap! and Matching Card Games, Picture cards, Minibeast Names

Minibeasts: Bingo, Snap! and Matching Card Games, Picture cards, Minibeast Names

Minibeasts game resource which contains: - Teacher's Notes - 35 bingo cards labelled Card 1 to Card 35 - 30 different minibeasts call out cards - 36 picture cards for a game of snap - 36 picture cards with name labels which can also be used for snap The pictures are photos of common invertebrates. Preparation: Print onto card paper and laminate the bingo cards. Laminate both sets of picture cards and cut out. 1. Play bingo as a whole class or children play in smaller groups. 2. Play 'Snap!' 3. Matching card game - Student can play with a partner- Lay out, say, 10 sets of matching cards face down on the table - students take turns to turn over a card. If two cards match, he or she keeps the cards. The student with the most matching cards wins. Other uses: Create a minibeasts word wall - reprint the call-out cards and picture cards for a wall display. Opportunities for children to sort minibeasts into categories, i.e. insects, arachnids, myriapods, crustaceans, coelenterates, echinoderms, molluscs and annelids. Aim of the game(s) is to reinforce identification of minibeasts while having fun. List of Minibeasts - ant aphid bee beetle butterfly caterpillar centipede cockroach crab dragonfly earwig firefly fly grasshopper ladybird leech milipede mite mosquito moth octopus praying mantis silverfish slug snail spider wasp weevil woodlouse worm Extra invertebrates on the picture cards: jellyfish, starfish, sea urchin, coral and lobster. File Type: PDF and Word Hope your students have lots of fun playing and learning the names of minibeasts.

By Ro_Milli0110

Minibeasts: Beetle on Flower Blossom

Minibeasts: Beetle on Flower Blossom

I drew this little soft winged beetle (Malthodes minimus - Malthodes minimus) for my class after I spotted it on some blossom in a tree, on my Rydal Water walk in the Lake District, Cumbria. We used it as part of our minibeasts of Britain lessons as we explored the importance of the food chain, types of food creatures eat, habitats they live in, and role of insects in the environment. An augmented reality version of this page is available in the published book on Amazon. This will allow students to colour in the picture and then see it on their smartphone or tablet computer, along with further details from the National Curriculum. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.

By sarah277

Minibeasts: Slug

Minibeasts: Slug

I drew this slug colouring page for my students to colour in as part of our module on minibeasts, ecosystems, food webs, and habitats. An augmented reality version of this page is available in the published book on Amazon. This will allow students to colour in the picture and then see it on their smartphone or tablet computer, along with further details from the National Curriculum. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.

By sarah277

Unit of Study Using Bugs

Unit of Study Using Bugs

A great way to introduce a bug study is to observe a bug either indoors or in the garden.. The world is full of bugs - why do you think that they are important? This unit offers suggestions for books and activities that cover all areas of the curriculum.

By chicadee