Yuval Zommer. This large-sized informative compendium is the kind of non-fiction that children like to come back to again and again to pore over its pages. Each double-page spread dives into a different bug-themed question, such as 'How does a butterfly flutter by? The illustrations are stunning and come together with the accessible chunks of text to make wonderful and informative spreads that children love exploring.
The rhyming narrative and bright, detailed illustrations make for a popular and enjoyable story time. Aaaarrgghh, Spider! Lydia Monks. Can she convince a family who is scared of spiders to keep her? This brightly illustrated picture book is an uplifting story about acceptance and belonging. Diary of a Fly. Part of the 'Diary of a A Butterfly Is Patient. This beautifully illustrated non-fiction text showcases butterflies, using the stunning pictures as a gentle but informative way in to explaining the science behind their life cycles.
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You may also like A Beetle is Shy available here , which is part of the same series. The Bee Book. Charlotte Milner. Learn all about bees with this brightly coloured and highly appealing non-fiction picture book. Topics include where honey comes from, how hives work, why we need pollination and how to help save more bees. Matt Carr.
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The story is full of puns, cool gadgets and extra information like a spider webpage at the end. Also featured on:. Feb Books of the Month. Reading for Pleasure Blog.
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This is a striking picture book that uses the story of a moth to demonstrate how animals can adapt and evolve over time. The peppered moth as a species began to struggle with its grey patterned wings around the time of the industrial revolution when the darkening effect of air pollution suddenly made the moths easier to spot to predators. Those moths with slightly darker wings were able to survive more easily and as a result of natural selection, the species evolved over time.
This book illustrates the concept wonderfully for young readers through its stunning illustrations and lyrical storytime language. Minibeasts: Ladybird First Fabulous Facts. This is a brilliant first non-fiction text aimed at year olds. It will introduce young children to the conventions of information texts, such as contents, headings and captions, in a fun and easily accessible way. Harry the Poisonous Centipede. This is an early chapter book suitable for the age bracket. It tells the story of a little centipede who tries to navigate the world of "hoo-mins".
This award-winning book is very entertaining and helps the reader to consider life from a different perspective. Best Books for Year 3. Bonkers about Beetles. Owen Davey. The Giant Jam Sandwich.
How would you solve the problem if 1 million wasps invaded your town? The residents of Itching Down find a creative solution by trying to construct a giant jam sandwich to trap the wasps.
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This rhyming picture book has stood the test of time and is always a hit in KS1 classrooms. Yucky Worms. Worms might seem yucky at first, but there's more to these wiggly fellows than meets the eye! Presented in a style to be interesting and accessible to young children, this is a lovely non-fiction text to support a minibeasts topic in EYFS and KS1. Firefly Home. Florence Firefly is lost and despite her ability to light up the night in the most beautiful of ways, she needs help to find her way home. This is an interactive story where readers are encouraged to join in different actions to help Florence on her journey past different bright lights to her house, including clapping and tracing patterns on the pages.
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Eric Carle. I see spiders as part of our ecosystem that need to be taken care of. So when we moved to New England, where our back yard is full of bugs and insects , my daughter had to get used to the little critters. Our garden is full of dragonflies, ladybugs, snails, bees, butterflies, ants, caterpillars, mosquitos, beetles, and even our resident snakes.
Learning about bugs and insects is such a fun way for children to learn about nature, as well as how to respect other living creatures. My daughter likes to create mini-homes for insects with her neighborhood friends. Besides exploring the garden, having interesting discussions, and reading books about insects, you could also add movement to your learning. Try these five yoga poses below inspired by bugs and insects that live in our garden. They are listed in a logical sequence to invite flow from one pose to the next. Feel free to use your creativity and add your own insect and bug yoga poses, as well.
How to practice Warrior 3 Pose: Stand on one leg.
Extend the other leg behind you, flexing your foot. Bend your torso forward and take your arms back alongside your body. Pretend to be a dragonfly flying around the garden. Switch sides and repeat the steps. Pretend to be a ladybug resting on a leaf. Slowly place your head out in front of you on the ground. Take your hands back alongside your body. Then lift your buttocks, being careful to not put too much pressure on your head. Pretend to be a snail making its home in the dirt.
How to practice Hero Pose: Come to rest upright on your heels with your palms resting on your knees. Pretend to be a bee collecting pollen from a flower. Insect and Bug Yoga Poses for Kids. Pretend to be a bird, bunny, and butterfly!
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Download these 52 garden yoga cards to learn through movement in your home, classroom, or studio. The multicultural yoga kids are from seven countries. They are perfect for doing in the garden or inside when a child needs a little relaxation. There are so many possibilities on how to use them, and the pictures are beautiful.