Top 10 Live Insects for Children UK – Educational Science Kits

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1. Insect Lore

Living Twig Stick Insect Kit

Insect Lore - Average lifespan is 12 months. Pop up 30cm habitat. The mesh net provides an airy home for your stick friends Can be hung, or placed on a table top. The eggs may hatch between arrival and up to 2 months later.

Ages 4+ adult Supervision advised. Voucher for 8-10 stick insect eggs included, redeemable online small fee of 2. 99 to pay. Is it a twig or an insect? well, both, kind of - it's an insect that looks just like a twig and acts like one too Home too small for a conventional pet? Looking for an unusual pet for your children? Stick Insects are perfect for those with limited space and are something a little different to show your friends when they visit. Includes paintbrush to transfer your newly hatched stick insects and an instruction guide including fun facts about your new pets.
BrandInsect Lore
ManufacturerInsect Lore
Height29.2 cm (11.5 Inches)
Length29.2 cm (11.5 Inches)
Weight0.25 kg (0.55 Pounds)
Width5.8 cm (2.28 Inches)
Part Number48125
Model01060R
Warranty1 Year Warranty

2. Insect Lore

Living Twig, Stick Insect Kit with Eggs

Insect Lore - Includes paintbrush to transfer your newly hatched stick insects and an Instruction guide including fun facts about your new pets! Ages 4+ adult Supervision advised. Pop up 30cm habitat.

Please note: the insects cannot be released into nature. Average lifespan is 12 months. The eggs can hatch anytime between arrival and up to 2 months later. Is it a twig or an insect? well, both, kind of - it's an insect that looks just like a twig and acts like one too! Home too small for a conventional pet? Looking for an unusual pet for your children? Stick Insects are perfect for those with limited space and are something a little different to show your friends when they visit! 8-10 stick insect eggs included no voucher to redeem. The mesh net provides an airy home for your stick friends! Can be hung, or placed on a table top. The ivy and adult stick insects shown in image are not included.
BrandInsect Lore
ManufacturerInsect Lore
Height30.51 cm (12.01 Inches)
Length30.51 cm (12.01 Inches)
Weight0.3 kg (0.66 Pounds)
Width7.59 cm (2.99 Inches)
Part Number01060pp
Model01060pp

3. Science Can

Bug Viewer Critter Cage Butterfly Bug House Insect Observation Box Outdoor Explorer Kit, Science Can Bug Catcher Kit, Bug Magnifier Catcher Cage Science Kit for Kids STEM Nature Exploration Toys

Science Can - We are dedicated in providing resources that keep your kids learning and having fun while at home. At home learning activity: makes a great activity for kids to stay engaged, entertained, and learning outside of the classroom.

Introductory science tool: the perfect first Insect Viewer for kids! Preschoolers can see a magnified hidden world with ease, thanks to 5x magnification eye-pieces. If your child is not inspired with this cute toy, reach out to us and we’ll make it right. 360 degree rotating observation: the telescopic and 360-degree rotating observation function of the observation mirror barrel provides an all-round understanding of the observation object.

You are always covered for replacement or refund. The ladybug garden will help encourage a lifelong love of science and nature. 100% happiness guarantee: toddler and parents’ satisfaction always be Science Can’s mission. Support stem learning: introduce little entomologists to life science and life cycles as they observe the magical transition from larvae to a ladybug.
BrandScience Can
ManufacturerScience Can
Height18 cm (7.09 Inches)
Length16 cm (6.3 Inches)
Width16 cm (6.3 Inches)
Part NumberSCUK-120480

4. Insect Lore

Insect Lore Butterfly Garden Packaging May Vary

Insect Lore - Also included are: feeding pipette and a colourful instruction guide containing all you need to know to grow and get to know your temporary pets! Stem. Org authenticated: the butterfly garden can help cultivate an interest in STEM science, and mathematics; Ages 4+, engineering, technology, Packaging may vary.

The 2020 season has finished, you can now redeem the voucher for send out dates in 2021. Teaching the miracle of metamorphosis: insect lore’s butterfly garden will bring a sense of wonder and excitement to children and adults alike; Please allow between 3 and 5 weeks for the cycle to complete, school terms etc. Habitat: standing at 30cm tall, cylindrical mesh container perfect for up-close butterfly viewing, the butterfly habitat is a reusable, when not in use it folds flat for easy storage; Refill Cups of Caterpillars can be purchased firm March to mid-September.

Raise and release your very own butterflies! caterpillars can be claimed using the enclosed voucher for a small fee of £2. 99. Cycle varies throughout the year; Caterpillars are available from March to mid-September only, plan this around your holidays, however you can pre-order out of season.
BrandInsect Lore
ManufacturerInsect Lore
Height7.62 cm (3 Inches)
Length33.02 cm (13 Inches)
Weight0.34 kg (0.75 Pounds)
Width33.02 cm (13 Inches)
Part NumberBH
Model10416
Warranty1 Year Warranty

5. HapeeFun

Outdoor games for kids Educational Gifts For Kids Nature Insect Lovers Toys, Telescope, Kids Adventure Kit with Cool Explorer Hat, Backpack, Big Binoculars, HapeeFun Outdoor Explorer Kit

HapeeFun - This bug catching kit comes with some small tools toys for insects hunting and collecting. Supports stem learning and fosters a love of nature: this adventure kit, specially designed to inspire your kids to explore the surroundings -imagination - observe nature - promote curiosity - experiment - promote activities - science skills - educate new tools - open mind - discover the world - scientific biology - buy with confidence.

Wear a sun hat and go outside to explore nature with the real shockproof. Great for educational toys 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 years old. Perfect educational gift for kids: come with a sturdy backpack, grandson, nephew, son, daughter, easy to storage then carry while kids take to the park or outdoor. This outdoor explorer Kit is the Birthday Christmas gift for Toddler, Niece. Educational equipment and nature adventure gifts for kids. And manual crank, no batteries needed, for nighttime exploring.

Fun outdoor explorer kit: yetech adventure kit comes with everything to meet the needs of your little boys or girls to discover magical nature. By using a butterfly net, bug tweezers, and containers, kids could collect live bugs without touching or injuring them and then release them into nature. Including drawstring bag, bug badges, butterfly kit, bug viewing container, flashlight, compass, binoculars, fake insects, kids’ explorer hat, magnifying glass, bug tongs, whistle. Use the real Working Compass to learn directions.
BrandHapeeFun
ManufacturerHapeeFun

6. sharprepublic

Sharprepublic 12 Pcs Artificial Beetle Insect Model Toy Plastic Ladybird Insects Model Figure Kids Tricks Pranks Props

sharprepublic - 3 x 4cm / 1. 18 x 1. 57 inch included tentacle. Noticechocking hazard Small parts Not for children under 3 years. Package includeA set of 12 pcs vivid colorful beetle toy. Wide applicationperfect gift for bugs lover, excellent preschool education tool, funny gift for insects themed party. Halloween decoration and birthday gifts. Insect decorationeach insect can stand alone on its feet with its typical posture, allowing you to place it anywhere for decoration. Size l x wapprox.
Brandsharprepublic
Manufacturersharprepublic
Part Number1c2a0235432ca927951d94af86a945c0

7. Nature Bound

Catch and Release Indoor/Outdoor Play, Eco-Friendly Bug Vacuum, Nature Bound Bug Catcher Toy, Ages 3 to 12

Nature Bound - Safe, hygienic capture: with the chambered capture gun, your kids will not have to touch bugs while observing. 4 x "aa" batteries not included. Triggered suction and clear 360-degree sides keep your child engaged without a bugs.

Bug catcher promotes scientific learning: an integrated LED light, and battery operated vacuum mechanism make bug-catching fun! Kids age 3 to 12 can observe, keep notes, carabineer, and make sketches. Teach play: kids can inspect their favorite bugs without killing them! This patented, bug-safe vacuum sends each Bug gently into the core viewing Chamber for easy catch and release.

Use anywhere, any time: the bug toy transitions seamlessly from Indoor to outdoors and day to night with integrated light and 1-inch suction head for all types of household and backyard bugs. 30-day money back : if you are not 100% satisfied with your bug vacuum toy, return it at any time within the first 30 days for your money back.
BrandNature Bound
ManufacturerThin Air Brands
Height6.99 cm (2.75 Inches)
Length17.78 cm (7 Inches)
Width20.32 cm (8 Inches)
Part NumberNB566
ModelNB566

8. Ruixia

6x Insect Bug Viewer Magnifying Viewers with Acrylic Optical Lens Kids Portable Magnifer Glass Outdoor Experimental Observer Lid Air Holes Neck Cord Cylindrical Bug Magnifier Nature Exploration Tool

Ruixia - Come with strap, easy to carry. Perfect for live insects or observe flowers, school experiment, working, coins and other small objects. Collect and observe bug specimens in this bug viewer.

Using acrylic optical lens, which is eco-friendly, non-toxic, high transparency and high brightness. More clear: this insect viewer box provides 6x magnification, show you more clear view of insect, let your children discover the world around them and come closer to nature. Size: 14*7*105 cm /5. 5*2. 76*4. 1 inch. Catch, observe and display specimens from the field with this bug viewer.

Challenge your children's Observation and imaginations. It can be used in outdoor biology observation activity, camping, traveling, leaves, etc. This is good for providing unique and safe access to kids in studying any insects inside the box. Made of high quality plastic, hard, safe and durable for long time use.
BrandRuixia
ManufacturerRuixia
Part NumberMAG-64

9. Auihiay

Auihiay 36 Pack Large Plastic Insect Figures Assorted Insect Bugs Include Multicolored Lifelike Butterfly for Children Education, Insect Themed Party, Halloween and Birthday Gifts

Auihiay - Quantity: 36 pieces random insect figure styles, large and small sizes mixed. Different insects have different sizes, please refer to the pictures for the sizes of some styles.

Perfect for insect themed party gifts,  Halloween toys and birthday gifts. It comes in realistic looking, bright colors and various patterns. Random size: the maximum size is 12. 5 × 7cm and the minimum size is 3. 5 × 3cm. Fulfill your collection inclination or your child's imaginative play; props for children to learn about animals and have fun, also good for telling story tools. Contain common insects such as butterfly,  locusts, dragonflies, bats, cockroach, ladybugs, spiders, ants, crickets and more.
BrandAuihiay
ManufacturerAuihiay
Part NumberAU-0036
Model.

10. FakeFace

FakeFace 6x Insect Bug Viewer Observation Magnifying Glass with Optical Lens Kids Outdoor Experimental Observer Collection Box Mug with Lid Neck Cord Cylindrical Bug Magnifier Nature Exploration Tool

FakeFace - 3. Practical design: it has a hole so that the insects can breathe free. This magnifying viewer container can be used for collectting and observing bug specimens. Learn, observe and display specimens from the field with this bug viewer.

Detachable strap for you to carry convenient. This insect viewer box provides 6x magnification, show you more clear view of insect, let your children discover the world around them and come closer to natureround them and come closer to nature. Using acrylic optical lens, which is eco-friendly, non-toxic, hard, high transmittance. Give your kids a whole new perspective on nature with this awesome transparent magnifying glass box that allows you to safely view potential insects and insects your kids may find in the backyard, fishing, camping, working, on the lawn or on the street.

It can be used in recreation, leaves, biking, school experiment, traveling, etc.5. Perfect for live insects or observe flowers, hiking, coins and other small objects. 4. Catch, easy to carry. Challenge your children's Observation and imaginations. 1.
BrandFakeFace
ManufacturerFakeFace
Part NumberInsects Viewer Magnifying Box 64