Stick Insect


Embark on a captivating journey into the world of stick insects, where primary school students will witness the wonders of these incredible creatures, observe their unique adaptations, and cultivate a deeper appreciation for the diversity of life in our natural world.

‘Very engaging with great interactive activities!’


Pupils investigate the anatomy of stick insects and their habitats. Following this, they become wildlife photographers by learning to take up close pictures of the stick insects and use those photographs to annotate using scientific terminology. Finally, the pupils will get the opportunity to hold a stick insect.


View stick insects under a microscope on the interactive board. Discuss its anatomy and adaptations. Learn to zoom and focus cameras to take photographs. Use a photo editing app to add detail to the photograph about the stick insects anatomy and habitat. Hold a Stick Insect.



KS1 Science:

  • Living things and their habitats
  • Animals (including humans)

‘It was fantastic! All our children have special needs and some complex needs and they haven’t stopped talking about this workshop.’ 

Teacher, Bidston Village Primary


‘Children were engaged and intrigued throughout the whole session’

Year 1 Teacher, Prenton Primary School


‘The children really enjoyed learning about the stick insects- especially having them in class to observe.’

Year 1 Teacher, Bedford Drive Primary