Ioan set up another small world tray, this time for the bees.


  • Card
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Insect Lore bee life cycle figurines
  • Circus scarves
  • Trees
  • Leaves
  • Flowers


Ioan painted some toilet rolls yellow, then cut them and folded them to make them look like the hexagons in the honeycomb.

He spent a long time focussing on the smaller details, including the life cycle of the bee.

He talked me through the tray:

DfES Outcomes for EYFS and National Curriculum (2013)

Science Year 1 programme of study

Animals, including humans

  • identify and name a variety of common animals including fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals