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Our library of 125 resources (which are aimed at Primary School children) has grown rapidly, and we welcome new suggestions.

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10 Facts About Honey Bees!

10 Facts About Honey Bees!

Learn some fun facts about honey bees from the National Geographic Kids web site.
Bees Minibeasts
A Bird Spotting Guide (PDF)

A Bird Spotting Guide (PDF)

This activity is suitable for younger children.
Activity Birds

A Year in the Life of a Rowan Tree

Learn more about the Rowan tree.
Things That Grow Trees Watch

Acorn Seedling Time Lapse Over 8 Months

Plants Things That Grow Trees

All About Butterflies

Insects

Bailies of Bennachie Wildlife Survey

We have a team of volunteers monitoring wildlife cameras on and around Bennachie Aberdeenshire, our survey is supported by players of the Postcode Lottery.
Bailies Watch

Bats - Echolocation

Bats

Bees for Kids

Bees Insects
Bird and Butterfly Templates

Bird and Butterfly Templates

Activity Birds Indoor Activity Play

Birds - Cartoon Fun Facts

Birds Watch
Birds - List of Live Webcams

Birds - List of Live Webcams

These webcams show what’s happening live, but remember some of what you see might be upsetting.
Birds
Blackbird Jigsaw

Blackbird Jigsaw

Try this online Blackbird jigsaw.
Play

Bug Hunting at Home

Activity Minibeasts
Build Your Own Minibeast

Build Your Own Minibeast

Activity Indoor Activity Minibeasts
Bumblebee ID Guide

Bumblebee ID Guide

Bees Minibeasts
Butterflies of North East Scotland - An Identification Guide

Butterflies of North East Scotland - An Identification Guide

Butterfly Minibeasts

Butterflies, Moths and their Caterpillars

Insects
Butterfly Colouring In

Butterfly Colouring In

Activity Butterfly Indoor Activity Minibeasts
Butterfly Suncatcher

Butterfly Suncatcher

This is suitable for preschool children.
Activity Butterfly Indoor Activity Minibeasts
Buzzard Jigsaw

Buzzard Jigsaw

Try this online Buzzard jigsaw.
Birds Play

Caledonian Pine Forrest

Things That Grow Trees
Colour Us In!

Colour Us In!

Activity Birds Indoor Activity
Don’t Throw Out Your Old Wellies!

Don’t Throw Out Your Old Wellies!

Don’t throw out your old wellies, plant some quirky containers, you could even grow sneaker salad in your old trainers!
Activity Indoor Activity Outdoor Activity Plants Things That Grow
Family Beastie Drive

Family Beastie Drive

Activity Indoor Activity Minibeasts
Fancy A Game of Natural Noughts and Crosses?

Fancy A Game of Natural Noughts and Crosses?

Activity Indoor Activity Outdoor Activity Things That Grow Trees
Feather Frenzy (RSPB)

Feather Frenzy (RSPB)

Birds Play

Female Barn Owl Regurgitates Pellet

Birds Watch

Flight: The Genius of Birds - Feathers

Birds Watch
Flower Seeds To Sow In August

Flower Seeds To Sow In August

Activity Indoor Activity Outdoor Activity Things That Grow
Flower Seeds To Sow In Summer

Flower Seeds To Sow In Summer

Activity Indoor Activity Outdoor Activity Plants Things That Grow
Fun Ant Facts for Kids (Easy Science for Kids)

Fun Ant Facts for Kids (Easy Science for Kids)

Ants Minibeasts

Giant Swarm of Midges

Insects Minibeasts

Great Spotted Woodpeckers Nest

Birds Watch
Grow Flowers for Butterflies

Grow Flowers for Butterflies

Have You Ever Made A Mandala?

Have You Ever Made A Mandala?

You find your ‘treasures’ in the woods and then use them to make a beautiful circle.
Activity Outdoor Activity Things That Grow

How Are Seeds Spread?

Plants Things That Grow

How Do Birds Fly?

Watch

How Do Insects Fly?

Minibeasts

How Do Trees Grow?

Things That Grow Trees

How Ladybugs Fold Their Wings

Minibeasts

How Spiders Make Webs

Minibeasts Spiders
How to Draw a Spider

How to Draw a Spider

Activity Indoor Activity Minibeasts Spiders

How To Draw An Ant

Activity Indoor Activity Minibeasts

How To Make A Nature Journal

Activity
How To Make A Potato Trap

How To Make A Potato Trap

Activity

How To Measure The Height of A Tree

Activity Outdoor Activity Plants Trees
Hungry Birds Game (RSPB)

Hungry Birds Game (RSPB)

Activity Birds Play
Identify a Butterfly (Butterfly Conservation)

Identify a Butterfly (Butterfly Conservation)

Insects
Identify Trees With This Free Tree ID App

Identify Trees With This Free Tree ID App

What’s that tree? Free tree identifier app-download it to your phone before you go out on your walk.
Activity Outdoor Activity Things That Grow Trees

Jock and the Monks

Jock o Bennachie
Jock’s Birds Bingo

Jock’s Birds Bingo

Have fun, and remember to make notes in your Nature Notebook and send us your photos!
Activity Birds Indoor Activity Jock o Bennachie Outdoor Activity
Jock’s Favourite Things That Grow Jigsaws

Jock’s Favourite Things That Grow Jigsaws

Activity Indoor Activity Jock o Bennachie Things That Grow Trees
Jock’s Minibeast Bingo

Jock’s Minibeast Bingo

Have fun, and remember to make notes in your Nature Notebook and send us your photos!
Activity Indoor Activity Jock o Bennachie Minibeasts Outdoor Activity
Jock’s Plants Bingo

Jock’s Plants Bingo

Have fun, and remember to make notes in your Nature Notebook and send us your photos!
Activity Indoor Activity Jock o Bennachie Outdoor Activity Plants

King of the Birds

Birds Jock o Bennachie
Ladybird Colouring

Ladybird Colouring

Activity Ladybird Minibeasts
Ladybird Pebble Craft

Ladybird Pebble Craft

Activity Butterfly Minibeasts

Ladybugs Fold Their Wings

Insects
Leaf Spotter Dial

Leaf Spotter Dial

Activity Outdoor Activity Plants Trees

Lifecycle of a Ladybird

Activity Ladybird

Lifecycle of Plants

Plants Things That Grow

Live Osprey Nest Cam - Loch Arkaig - Woodland Trust

This webcam show what’s happening live, but remember some of what you see might be upsetting.
Birds Watch
Make a Blackbird Mask

Make a Blackbird Mask

Activity Birds Make
Make A Bug Hotel

Make A Bug Hotel

Activity Minibeasts

Make A Butterfly Feeder

Activity Butterfly Indoor Activity Minibeasts Outdoor Activity
Make A Butterfly Feeder (Baby Budgeting)

Make A Butterfly Feeder (Baby Budgeting)

Activity Butterfly Indoor Activity Minibeasts Outdoor Activity
Make A Flock Of Fingers (RSPB)

Make A Flock Of Fingers (RSPB)

Activity Indoor Activity
Make a Paper Plate Spider Web

Make a Paper Plate Spider Web

Activity Indoor Activity Minibeasts Spiders
Make A Pine Cone Owl

Make A Pine Cone Owl

Autumn is the perfect season for nature crafting and children love being creative with pine cones, twigs, and bark to create Pine Cone Owls.
Activity Birds Indoor Activity Things That Grow

Make a Pitfall Trap (Natural History Museum)

Activity Minibeasts Outdoor Activity
Make a Spider Headband

Make a Spider Headband

Activity Indoor Activity Minibeasts Spiders

Make An Origami Daffodil

Plants Things That Grow
Make Your Garden Bee Friendly

Make Your Garden Bee Friendly

Activity Bees Minibeasts Outdoor Activity Pollinators
Make Your Own Bird Bath

Make Your Own Bird Bath

Instructions from the Dundee Science Centre web site.
Activity Birds Make
Make Your Own Bird Bath (Bailies)

Make Your Own Bird Bath (Bailies)

Activity Birds Indoor Activity
Make Your Own Bird Feeder (BBC)

Make Your Own Bird Feeder (BBC)

Open your own bird café and make a bird feeder. Sit back and enjoy spotting the birds coming for a free lunch!
Activity Birds Make
Make Your Own Bird Feeder (RSPB)

Make Your Own Bird Feeder (RSPB)

Open your own bird café and make a bird feeder. Sit back and enjoy spotting the birds coming for a free lunch!
Activity Birds Make Outdoor Activity
Make Your Own Wind Chimes With Sticks

Make Your Own Wind Chimes With Sticks

Activity Indoor Activity Outdoor Activity Things That Grow Trees
Mini Grass Houses for Kids

Mini Grass Houses for Kids

Activity Indoor Activity Plants Things That Grow
Minibeast Activities and Crafts

Minibeast Activities and Crafts

Activity Butterfly Indoor Activity Minibeasts Outdoor Activity
Minibeast Adventure with Jess Theme Song (CBBC)

Minibeast Adventure with Jess Theme Song (CBBC)

Activity Minibeasts
Minibeast Count and Colour

Minibeast Count and Colour

Activity Indoor Activity Minibeasts
Minibeast Hunt

Minibeast Hunt

Activity Minibeasts Outdoor Activity
Minibeast Hunt – Top Tips for Finding Bugs

Minibeast Hunt – Top Tips for Finding Bugs

Activity Minibeasts Outdoor Activity
Minibeast Spotter

Minibeast Spotter

Look for bugs when you’re out and about and find out fantastic facts about them. Best played on a handheld device such as a mobile phone or tablet.
Minibeast Spotter Sheet

Minibeast Spotter Sheet

Activity Bees Butterfly Minibeasts Outdoor Activity Snails Spiders

Nature Inspired Poetry

Activity Things That Grow
Paper Dot Bird (BBC)

Paper Dot Bird (BBC)

Find out how to make your very own paper dot bird.
Activity Indoor Activity
Plant App

Plant App

Plants Things That Grow

Slo-Mo Footage of a Bumble Bee Dislodging Pollen

Plants Pollinators Things That Grow
Snails Have Teeth! (CBBC)

Snails Have Teeth! (CBBC)

Join Jess for an amazing snail adventure!
Activity Minibeasts

Snails, Slugs and Slime

Minibeasts Snails
Sort the Bugs

Sort the Bugs

Activity Minibeasts

Spider Web Construction In Slow Motion

Minibeasts Spiders

Spiders - Animals For Kids

Minibeasts Spiders
Spiders in Your Home

Spiders in Your Home

Learn more about spider in your home at the Natural History Museum web site.
Activity Indoor Activity Minibeasts Outdoor Activity Spiders
Spot and Collect Your Own Virtual Minibeasts

Spot and Collect Your Own Virtual Minibeasts

Activity Indoor Activity Minibeasts

Story of Flowers (Animation)

Plants Things That Grow

Tulip Growing - 22 Day Time Lapse

Plants Things That Grow
Vegetable Seeds To Sow In July

Vegetable Seeds To Sow In July

Activity Indoor Activity Outdoor Activity Plants Trees
Weave A Sculpture From A Twig

Weave A Sculpture From A Twig

Used a forked twig or small branch fom your Autumn walk and make your own unique sculpture.
Activity Indoor Activity Outdoor Activity Things That Grow Trees
What are Minibeasts?

What are Minibeasts?

Minibeasts
What are Minibeasts? (The School Run)

What are Minibeasts? (The School Run)

Indoor Activity Minibeasts

What Are Plants

Plants Things That Grow

What Are The Parts Of A Plant?

Plants Things That Grow
What Do Minibeasts Eat?

What Do Minibeasts Eat?

What Do Plants Need To Survive?

Plants Things That Grow

What Is A Minibeast? (Primary Biology)

Activity Minibeasts
What Is A Minibeast? And Other Bug Facts

What Is A Minibeast? And Other Bug Facts

What Type Of Bird Are You? (CBBC)

What Type Of Bird Are You? (CBBC)

If you were a bird, what bird would you be?
Birds Play
Where Do Minibeasts Live?

Where Do Minibeasts Live?

Why Are Bees So Important? (BBC)

Why Are Bees So Important? (BBC)

Bees Minibeasts

Why Are Insects Important?

Insects Minibeasts

Why is Bird Poop White?

Learn the answer to why bird poop is white!
Birds Watch
Wild Bees of Scotland

Wild Bees of Scotland

Bees Minibeasts
Wildflower Spotting Sheet for August

Wildflower Spotting Sheet for August

Plants Things That Grow Wildflowers
Wildflower Spotting Sheet for July

Wildflower Spotting Sheet for July

Plants Things That Grow
Winter Vegetable Crops To Sow In August

Winter Vegetable Crops To Sow In August

Activity Indoor Activity Outdoor Activity Things That Grow
Wood Ant Activity Pack

Wood Ant Activity Pack

Wood Ant Nest in the Scottish Highlands

Insects
Woodpecker Jigsaw

Woodpecker Jigsaw

Try this online Woodpecker jigsaw.
Activity Birds Indoor Activity Play

World Environment Day 2020

Learn more about World Environment Day 2020.

Wren Bird Singing

Listen to Wren bird song.
Birds Watch
Wren Jigsaw

Wren Jigsaw

Try this online Wren jigsaw.
Activity Birds Indoor Activity
Forest Snapdragon

Forest Snapdragon

Make this simple paper game to learn more about the forest.
Activity Indoor Activity Outdoor Activity Things That Grow

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