Christmas is approaching, so it is the best time for you to start thinking about what your little one loves. If you know that they are barmy about bugs, this is the place for you to start and finish your Christmas shopping, as the following list is full to the brim with the best insect related gifts.
Geo World Bugs World Collection of Real Insects
The world is full of fun, exciting and interesting insects. If there is a child in your life that is obsessed with all things that crawl, this brilliant set from Geoworld has taken 12 different, real insects and encased them in clear acrylic blocks. It even comes with an identification guide!
The Ultimate Bugopedia is THE ultimate and most complete bug reference available to you right now. Perfect for children that are fascinated with the world of insects, this brilliant book features not only high quality photographs, but also tons of information about the bugs themselves and the lives they lead.
Kamigami Mantix Robot
Wow, check out this awesome and engaging project. Brought to us by Mattel, the Kamigami Mantix robot kit allows little ones to build their very own robot from foldable plastic. Once complete, the cool accompanying app allows the robot insect to be controlled using their very own smartphone.
Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. Bugnoculars
How awesome is this? If you would love for your little one to get a much closer look at the miniature wildlife that exists around us, this could be the way to do it. Brought to us by Educational Insights, these bugnoculars feature a plastic collection container with magnification lenses on the top AND on the sides.
Wild Pets Spider Habitat Playset
Who wouldn’t want a pet spider? Okay, a lot of people, but if your child is fascinated with these awesome creatures, this is the toy set for them. Brought to us by Wild Pets, this fun pet spider can be tamed and controlled using the touch sensor on its back…it even doubles up as the perfect prank.
Insect Lore World of Eric Carle Grouchy Ladybug Growing Kit
Would your child be excited about the prospect of growing their very own pet ladybugs? Perfect, then this is the set that you should buy for them. The awesome domed habitat comes with all of the information needed to care for ladybugs, alongside a voucher that can be used to redeem ladybug larvae and food.
National Geographic Bug Dig Kit
From National Geographic comes this real bug dig kit. That’s right, this hands-on set allows little ones to go through the processes of digging up 3 real life, perfectly preserved insects that are fascinating to study and observe. With information included, children can learn and play at the same time.
National Geographic Kids Creepy Crawly Sticker Activity Book
Sticker activity books are so much fun, which makes them a wonderful way to educate kids. If creepy crawlies are your kid’s biggest interest, this jam packed book will help them get closer to the bugs around them with the help of amazing activities and over 1000 stickers!
Ant Farm Cosmos W/ LED Light
This ant habitat stands leaps and bounds above the rest. With an LED light that encourages ants to dig deeper, the habitat looks absolutely incredible. Supplied with a magnifying glass, an information booklet and a coupon for buying harvester ants, it will provide your child with everything that they need to start observing their colony.
Smart Lab Toys Bug Playground
Introducing the Bug Playground from Smart Lab. This brilliant and educational set allows children the opportunity to not only learn all about bugs thanks to the included information, but also perform behavioral experiments on captured insects in the cool bug habitat! Fascinating for children and adults alike.
Nature Bound Bug Catcher Vacuum
If you would like to make bug catching a whole lot easier for your precious child, this is the way. Brought to us by Nature Bound, this brilliant bug catcher set comes with a high quality insect vacuum (with an LED laser light) along with a light up critter habitat case for closer observations.
Nature Bound Bug Catcher with Habitat Bucket
From the world of Nature Bound comes this bug catching set. With a big book of information on all things bug, along with a big bug bucket, this set also comes with tons of catching and observing equipment that allows kids to interact with the insects without having to ever touch them.
4D Tarantula Spider Anatomy Model
Educational sets are the way to go if you would like your child to learn whilst they enjoy themselves. This 4D anatomically correct spider includes 33 highly detailed body parts that your little one can put together thanks to the included assembly guide. Perfect for display, they will absolutely love it.
Wild Republic Polybag of Insects
Lots of children are interested in bugs, they are just so awesome. If your child is one of them, all you need to do is pick them up this exciting bag of insect toys that will allow them to start their very own collection. Realistic in design and extremely durable.
HEXBUG Nano Space Cosmic Command
This brilliant set was nominated for Playset of the Year and it is easy to see why. Developed by HEXBUG Nano, this space cosmic command center comes with tons of brilliant interactive features and allows users to watch on as their nano bugs explore the far reaches of space.
Oxel Insect and Butterfly Habitat
Butterflies are beautiful. This insect and butterfly habitat is the ideal place for your child to get an up close and personal look at some of the coolest insects that are occasional visitors to your home. With mesh on 5 sides, this fun terrarium allows kids to collect and breed bugs in a safe and contained environment.
HEXBUG BattleBots Arena Pro
Robots that can battle are a lot of fun. This brilliant fold out set includes two customizable HEXBUG BattleBots (with over 100 configurations) and even a battle arena! A brilliant DIY based set, it will provide your child with hours upon hours of battling robot fun.
Uncle Milton Giant Ant Farm New Design Kit
Ant farms are fun, but giant ant farms are more fun. With a 12” viewing area, children will be able to get a closer look at their colony of hardworking ants. With tubes and antports, it can be connected to existing farms to make one massive one! All you need to do is order the ants.
Tenergy TDR RC Spider Quadcopter Drone
If spiders could fly, they would be so much cooler. If your little one dreams of soaring spiders, pick them up one of these beginner drones that has been designed to look exactly like am arachnid! High quality, this stunt drone can perform tricks in a simple and exciting way.
HEXBUG Nano Nitro Pack
HEXBUGs, how awesome are they? For the child in your life that is obsessed with these cool critters, pick them up this 5 pack of Nano Nitro’s that use vibration to move at almost supersonic speeds. There is even a bonus glow in the dark bug to keep things interesting at night.
CALOVER Remote Control Spider
From the world of CALOVER comes this realistic looking RC tarantula. Use the simple to operate remote control to maneuver the spider any which way. With light up eyes, this creepy crawly is perfect for pranking friends and can silently dart across the floor in search of victims.
Ty Beanie Babies Hairy the Spider
Beanie Babies have been around for just about forever, they are so cute! Fluffy, hairy and full of squishy, cuddly fun, this adorable spider is ready for a new home. If you know that your child is a fan of furry critters, this is the gift that will keep them happy.
Insect Lore The World of Eric Carle Bug Jar
With the Grouchy Ladybug included, this bug jar has been brought to us by Insect Lore and has been inspired by the world of Eric Carle. Great to look at, this bug jar is safe for both children and insects and is the perfect place to get up close and personal with backyard creepy crawlies.
HEXBUG nano Space Discovery Station
This space discovery station is awesome! With 2 HEXBUG Nanos included, you can watch as they explore their way around the station, dressing in space suits and even driving the space rover. With other fun features included, it has to be seen to be believed.
Ravensburger Bugs in the Kitchen Board Game
Bugs are in the kitchen! Catch them before they create a problem. This brilliant board game is perfect for the whole family and even comes supplied with a HEXBUG Nano. The board becomes the kitchen and each player’s task is to catch it first…who will win?
Colorful Giant Insect Figures by Insect Lore
If your kid finds insects more fascinating than anything else, this tube of critters is perfect for them. With 18 giant sized assorted bugs, your little one can learn as they play with their new best bugs. Whether they like to collect insect toys or just want some new toys, this is for them.
Smithsonian Science Activities Robo Spider Kit
From the Smithsonian comes this motorized and battery operated robo spider. With a color poster full of information included, you will also discover all of the parts needed to build a functional robot spider that can actually walk! Brilliantly educational, this set will be fun and constructive.
Meccano-Erector MeccaSpider Robot Kit
If the little one that you know and love adores building and constructing, this Meccano MeccaSpider is the ultimate play set for them. Educational and engaging, the brilliant set allows children to not only build a robot spider, but also program it and play with it…how cool is that?
The HEXBUG Spider is awesome. If your child is a fan of this cool brand, grab them one of these spiders of assorted colors. With a 2 channel infrared controller, the battery operated spider can move in any direction and even has a head that turns a full 360 degrees.
HEXBUG Battle Ground Tarantula Dual Pack
If your child has ever played with HEXBUGs, they will be addicted; they are just so much fun. This particular battle set features two toy robot tarantulas along with two, four channel remote controls. Complete with sound effects, these fun toys have been created to a high quality and will provide a lot of fun.
Wishpets Tarantula Stuffed Animal
Wishpets. Are. Adorable…period. If you’re looking for a new and cute plush toy for your bug loving little one, this 9 inch tarantula is the fluffy friend that they need. Perfectly sized for cuddles, this soft spider is ready and raring to move to its new home in your child’s bedroom.
HEXBUG Fire Ant
Does your child have a HEXBUG collection? It is not complete without a HEXBUG fire ant. Awesome to look at and available in a range of different colors, the high speed fire ant can be controlled using the included infrared remote and will provide your little one with hours upon hours of insect fun.
Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Giddy Buggy Bug-Catching Net
Designed and created by Melissa & Doug, this colorful and delightful bug catching net is ready to help your kid to get closer to nature. With a strong and durable handle and frame, and a polyester netting, your child can explore and engage with the world around them as they learn and have fun.
HEXBUG Scarab XL
No HEXBUG collection is complete without a scarab XL. With a cool remote control included, this giant robotic bug is ready and raring to have a whole load of fun. Protected by an ingenious exoskeleton, it comes with multiple speed setting and tons of brilliant features.
4 Diy Bug Catchers
Diy Plastic Canvas Bug Box
Life itself is fascinating. If your child has expressed an interest in learning about the wildlife that surrounds their home, you can make them their very own DIY bug catcher. Safe for both children and insects, it’s a perfect way for little ones to learn and play at the same time.
Diy Bug Box
If you have a little one that loves even the littlest of bugs, they are in need of a bug box. If you would rather build your own bug box as opposed to buying one, this article will guide you through the process. Simple to make and inexpensive, it is a fun project to complete.
Make Your Own Bug Catcher
Catching bugs is a brilliant, educational way for children to have fun. If you would love for them to be able to get a closer look at the insects that live in their back yard, this DIY project will enable you to build them their very own bug catcher that allows them to safely capture critters.
How to Make a Critter Catcher
Hands on activities really are the best way to help children learn. If you have been looking for a beneficial way for your children to play, why not consider using this brilliant DIY guide to make them a critter catcher that they can use to get an up close and personal look at the world of bugs.
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