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"I love the resources, they're nicely linked to curriculum objectives and easy to pick up. Especially good for the
science-phobic amongst us as the ideas are all there."
Kay Wilkie, Year 6 teacher
This lesson pack for year 2 and P3, linking to the topics living things and biodiversity and interdependence, focuses on how to identify insects from other minibeasts. Pupils will learn the features of an insect and then create their own sock insect (no sewing required!). Pupils will choose which insect they would like to make from a selection of images which show their features clearly.
This pack includes:
A differentiated lesson plan
A PowerPoint presentation entitled ‘Incredible insects’
Printable instruction sheet for a sock butterfly.
A4 insect images and smaller images
Instructions to make a pooter
A ‘spot the odd one out’ activity
Simple to resource! The items you will need:
Scraps of fabric or felt
Stuffing (from an old pillow, cotton wool, or old fabric strips)
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