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Nature DetectivesNature's Calendar

Go exploring outdoors this winter! Fresh ideas for children and families from the Woodland Trust

nature detectives
 

snailsMinibeast pack

60 marvellous minibeast activities
to download and print.

Great for bug hunts, outdoor exploring and indoor fun.
 

Hunt sheets and ID tools 

minibeast spotter sheetnature detectives wildlife club arrowminibeast hunts 

butterfly idialnature detectives wildlife club arrowbutterfly iDial

butterfly huntnature detectives wildlife club arrowbutterfly hunt sheet

caterpillar hunt sheetnature detectives wildlife club arrowcaterpillar hunt sheet

dragonfly and damselfly ID sheetnature detectives wildlife club arrowdragonfly vs damselfly 

ladybird ID and factsnature detectives wildlife club arrowladybird spotter sheet plus facts

'minibeasts in the air' idialnature detectives wildlife club arrow'minibeasts in the air' iDial

'minibeasts on the ground'nature detectives wildlife club arrow'minibeasts on the ground' iDial

yellow flying objectsnature detectives wildlife club arrowyellow flying objects

'In the woods' huntnature detectives wildlife club arrow'in the woods' hunt

spring spots posternature detectives wildlife club arrowspring poster plus stickers
 

  

Play

worm charming kitnature detectives wildlife club arrowworm charming kit

snail racing kitnature detectives wildlife club arrowsnail racing kit

butterfly cardsnature detectives wildlife club arrowbutterfly cards

make your own minibeastsmake your own minibeastsnature detectives wildlife club arrowDIY bug bodies

Ancient tree food chains game boardnature detectives wildlife club arrowfood chains game

ladybird dominoesnature detectives wildlife club arrowladybird dominoes

ladybird jigsawnature detectives wildlife club arrowladybird jigsaw

ladybird slider puzzlenature detectives wildlife club arrowladybird slider puzzle

minibeast cardsnature detectives wildlife club arrowminibeast cards

minibeast citynature detectives wildlife club arrowminbeast city

minibeast trump cards - insectsnature detectives wildlife club arrowminibeast trump cards

minibeasts on the movenature detectives wildlife club arrowminibeasts on the move

minibeasts in the mulchnature detectives wildlife club arrowminibeasts in the mulch

Ugly Bug Ball guestlistnature detectives wildlife club arrowugly bug ball

winter homesnature detectives wildlife club arrowwinter homes 



Make

bee's bag of bitsnature detectives wildlife club arrowbee bag

bee kitenature detectives wildlife club arrowbee kite

beenature detectives wildlife club arrowbee plane

butterfly clipsnature detectives wildlife club arrowbutterfly clips

kite instructionsnature detectives wildlife club arrowbutterfly kite

butterfly feedernature detectives wildlife club arrowbutterfly feeders

butterfly mask templatenature detectives wildlife club arrowbutterfly mask

butterfly mobile instructionsnature detectives wildlife club arrowbutterfly mobile

butterfly planenature detectives wildlife club arrowbutterfly plane

caterpillar tortilla rollsnature detectives wildlife club arrowcaterpillar tortilla rolls

honey cake recipenature detectives wildlife club arrowhoney cake 

ladybird planenature detectives wildlife club arrowladybird plane

moth planenature detectives wildlife club arrowmoth plane

moth trapnature detectives wildlife club arrowmoth trap

rock bugsnature detectives wildlife club arrowrock bugs 
 

spider planenature detectives wildlife club arrowspider plane

 

Art sheets

 spiderweb colouring outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowspiderweb colouring sheet

beetle colouring sheetnature detectives wildlife club arrowbeetle

nature detectives wildlife club arrowbumblebee

colouring sheetnature detectives wildlife club arrowbutterfly outline

brimstone outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowbrimstone

comma butterfly outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowcomma

common blue outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowcommon blue

orange tip outlinenature detectives wildlife club arroworange tip

painted lady outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowpainted lady

peacock outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowpeacock

purple emperor outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowpurple emperor

red admiral outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowred admiral

red admiral outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowred admiral butterfly 

small tortoiseshell outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowsmall tortoiseshell

swallowtail outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowswallowtail

colouring outlinenature detectives wildlife club arrowcaterpillars

ladybird colouring sheetnature detectives wildlife club arrowladybird

 

Puzzles 

 minibeast crossword puzzlenature detectives wildlife club arrowminibeast crossword

minibeast sudokunature detectives wildlife club arrowminibeast sudoku

minibeast anagramsnature detectives wildlife club arrowminibeast jumbles

small wordsearchnature detectives wildlife club arrowladybird wordsearches

  
Quizzes

minibeast quiznature detectives wildlife club arrowminibeast quiz

 

Story-telling

story headnature detectives wildlife club arrowcaterpillar story strip

 

Fact sheets

spring spots facts sheet 1nature detectives wildlife club arrowspring fact sheet

ladybird factsnature detectives wildlife club arrowladybird fact sheet

animal super heroesnature detectives wildlife club arrowanimal super heroes

 

Find woods for bug hunts

wellies    
nature detectives wildlife club arrowexplore a magical wood

 find a Woodland Trust wood near you
 

 

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