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Create an insect

Wee Bessie saw lots of different insects on her travels

Find out all about insects in this activity.

You will need:

Paper

Coloured pencils, pens or paints

A phone or iPad

STEP 1
Look at the Bessie story again. How many different kinds of insects can you see? Count them.

STEP 2
Now, go outside and see if you can find an insect to photograph with a phone or iPad. Try to get very close without disturbing the insect.

STEP 3
Now do a drawing of an insect. Your photo will give you lots of ideas for the details like legs, wings and eyes.

Click the button for some ideas.

HOW TO DRAW BUGS

Challenge

Create a nice background for your insect. It might be grass or a tree branch.

Send a photo of your drawing to STEP or your teacher.

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