A Golden-Rayed Blue Butterfly (grey and brown with blue wings), sitting on a piece of dry grass.

Minibeasts Activities

Foster your child’s love of wildlife through connection with the wonders of their natural world. Learn about animal families, through story telling, craft and play. 


Watch our Golden-rayed Blue Butterfly poem and use your hands to follow along. You can download a copy below. 

Nature play

Learn more about your local wild areas through playing in nature. You can also enjoy nature play at Melbourne Zoo.  

Insect nature search image


Create your own minibeast using sustainable materials.

finger puppet instructions