Magnificent Minibeasts

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Groups of approximately 30 learners

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Keystage 1 and 2

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30-60 minutes

About the Workshop

Students learn about what a minibeast is, before identifying key features of real minibeasts. Learners then consider how minibeasts sense the world and how this compares to humans through a series of fun games.

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Works well in a standard classroom with a projector and screen

Skills Builder Framework Links:

  • Listening 

  • Problem solving 

  • Speaking 

  • Staying positive 

  • Teamwork 

  • Aiming high 

  • Leadership

Curriculum Links: 

  • Y1 - describe and compare the structure of a variety of common animals (fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals, including pets).

  • Y3 - identify that humans and some other animals have skeletons and muscles for support, protection and movement. 

  • Y4 - recognise that living things can be grouped in a variety of ways Explore and use classification keys to help group, identify and name a variety of living things in their local and wider environment.

Learner Outcomes: 

  • To know what a minibeast is. 

  • To know what an antenna, wing, leg and armour are. 

  • To be able to identify the key features of a minibeast. 

  • To know how minibeasts use their key features to enhance their senses.

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