Make a bee hotel – simple instructions on how to make a bee hotel for nesting solitary bees.
Make a bug hotel – simple instructions on how to make a bug hotel from leaves and chicken wire for bugs to use as shelter over the winter.
Make a mini meadow – simple instructions on how to make a mini meadow rich in pollen and nectar for pollinating insects.
Bug buddies – back issues of the junior membership magazine with features on ‘how to identify bugs’ and ‘bug spotlights’.
Love spiders activities – simple art and craft activities with instructions on how to create a spider hat or make a spider cookie.
Wonderful wasps activities – art and craft activities with instructions on how to create a loo roll wasp and hornet pencil stopper.
Oil beetle activities – art and craft activities with instructions on how to make an oil beetle and downloadable oil beetle drive game.
Bug poetry competition – enter the junior category of the bug poetry competition by writing a poem on bugs. Deadline for bug poetry competition entries is Monday 8 April 2013.
Become a Buglife member – support Buglife as a member from a little as £15.
Attend a Bug walk - Buglife host an annual Open Day and attend an series of events and bug walks.
Request bug identification posters – Buglife bug posters are a fantastic resource for learning about different groups of bugs. Titles include ant’s bees & wasps, beetles, bugs, brownfields, dragonflies, freshwater crustaceans, grasshoppers, crickets & earwigs, invertebrates in Scotland, worms. *We may ask for a donation to cover postage costs.
Request bug habitat poster – brownfields (ex-industrial habitats) ponds & lakes, soft rock cliffs. *We may ask for a donation to cover postage costs.
Bug colouring sheets – download free bug colouring sheets for butterfly, beetle, spider, bumblebee, grasshopper and ladybird.
Scottish education pack - aimed at children aged 8 to 11 years, studying in Scotland. The pack includes information about Scottish bugs under threat, how to create a bug friendly garden and a bug hunting guide.
Pollination activities – arts and crafts activities including instructions on how to make a mosaic butterfly and a pollinating insect’s spotter sheet.
Wonderful worms – art and craft activities including instructions on how to create a earthworm from a pair of tights. Free to download classroom worksheets on earthworms.