Primary Yr 1-3 : Mini Beasts

Primary Yr 1-3 : Mini Beasts
From NZD $9.50
  • Duration: 155 Minutes (approx.)
  • Location: Karori, Wellington
  • Product code: P06L9N



Students will learn about simple classification, life cycles and the habitats of these small but critical creatures. They will discover the important role of mini-beasts in the environment.

Overview: In this hands-on session students get to explore what bugs really are and what they need to survive. Storytelling is intertwined with a bug hunt in the sanctuary, where students will see what's hidden in the ground in a place like Zealandia.

Session Type: Facilitated 2.5 hour session consisting of an indoor interactive activity and a ~2 hour guided walk in smaller groups. Students will with Zealandia Educators:

  • - Learn what bugs are and start to tell some of them apart.

  • - Get their hands dirty.

  • - Learn about food webs and the importance of the creatures hidden in the ground.

Curriculum links: Science, Social Sciences.

Suitable for: Yr 1-3

Duration: 2.5 hours

Timeslots: 9.30am - 12pm, or 10.30am - 1.00pm, or 12.00pm - 2.30pm

Numbers: Minimum 10 students. Maximum 45 students.

Available to: Domestic and international students enrolled at or billeted through a New Zealand school.

Cost: Students $9.50 each. For every four (4) students you are able to bring one (1) adult free of charge. Additional adults will be charged $24 pp.

Photo credit : Chris Helliwell