Minibeast Pond Safari

This activity is free and has curriculum links suitable for Key Stage 2 students.

Pre-visit information and curriculum links PDF (1.4 MB)

Find and compare minibeasts from the Wildlife Garden pond.


please note that this activity does not run all year round

After your visit

Download the land survey sheet to conduct a wildlife survey back at school. See the pre-visit information PDF (above) for instructions.

Download the land survey sheet PDF (269.4 KB)

This workshop includes:

  • pond dipping
  • using keys to identify invertebrates
  • recording observations
  • developing awareness of habitats¬†and invertebrate adaptations.

Duration: 45 minutes

Capacity: 30 students

Booking: book in advance by calling the Museum booking team on +44 (0)20 7942 5555

School bookings

Book all school activities in advance on +44 (0)20 7942 5555. Lines are open Monday-Friday from 8.30-16.00 during term time and 10.00-13.00 in the holidays.

All Key Stage 2 activities