We're Going On A Bug Hunt! Top Bug Hunting Tips – bigjigstoys.ca
We're Going On A Bug Hunt! Top Bug Hunting Tips

We're Going On A Bug Hunt! Top Bug Hunting Tips

We're going on a bug hunt. We're going to catch a big one. What a beautiful day! We're not scared.

Now that summer's here, we can all can enjoy nature and the great outdoorsBug hunting is an ideal way for kids to play in the fresh air and engage their observational skills. Ready to dive into nature's 'buzzness'?

What Is Bug Hunting?

Explore a whole new world through a magnifying glass! Bug hunting offers a safe and enjoyable way to observe bugs, insects, and creepy crawlies up close. After checking off your bug checklist, remember to gently return them to their natural habitat.

Where To Find Bugs & Insects

Bugs and insects live in a variety of habitats. Most like damp, dark spots in places like the garden and the woods. You can find...

  • Ladybugs and caterpillars on leaves
  • Millipedes under big stones and logs
  • Lots of snails, worms, and slugs after rainfall
  • Grasshoppers and ants in tall grass
  • Beetles and spiders in tree bark
  • Lots of creatures in bushes and trees

Build Your Own Bug Hunting Kit

Bug hunting doesn't call for pricey, specialized tools, but having a few essentials can enhance the experience. Check out our top picks for a kid's bug-catching kit!

Explorer Set

For an easy all-in-one bug hunting kit, our Explorer Set comes packed with a green bucket hat, pop-up bug net, pair of binoculars, telescopic net, magnifying glass & more.

Bug Box

Little bug hunters can safely store their insects in our colourful Kids Bug Box! At one end, move the sliding cover to place the bugs inside and take them out. At the other end, peer through the viewing circle to inspect the creepy crawlies up close.

Multi View Magnifier

Inspect your finds from all angles with our Bug Viewer Magnifier. Place your creature on the green base, then place the additional magnifying glass on top. Two people can view at the same time with the top and side viewports.

Magnetic Fun Bugs

A great way to practice catching bugs before doing the real thing! Fish out the creepy crawlies from the wooden board with our magnetic fun bugs game. Kids must hook the 10 bugs and insects onto the two magnetic fishing rods. The player who catches the most bugs wins! Once the magnetic fun is over, it can be turned into a fun nature jigsaw puzzle.

Bug Hunting Scavenger Hunt

Use our bug hunting scavenger hunt list to tick off all the different creepy crawlies and minibeasts. Which ones will you find on your outdoor adventure? Download here