We love Wild Pea’s Adventure club visiting Thornton Hall Country Park for all things bushcraft!
Although we can’t bug find on the farm park, we would love to see what mini beast’s you can find on your daily adventures.
Don’t forget to take your checklist and a pen with you.
Mini - Beast Hunt
This worksheet lists pictures of some of the most common minibeasts with boxes for you to tick as you find them.
What is a minibeast?
The term minibeast is a more child friendly term for any small invertebrate.
An invertebrate is an animal without a backbone and there are a vast range of different species;
insects, arachnids, worms, slugs and snails are all invertebrates.
Further information on commonly found species can be found on page 9.
Why hunt them?
A minibeast hunt in the wildlife area is a simple and very enjoyable way for children to discover more about the natural world.
The science content can be tailored to meet the needs of any age group.