FIND OUT ABOUT ANIMAL GROUPS - Remember our goal is to recognise that mini-beasts can be grouped in different ways such as insects, arachnids, molluscs.
The two main groups of animals are vertebrates (those that have backbones) and invertebrates (animals that have no backbone - this is where you will find the groups of insects, arachnids, crustaceans and molluscs.
This cartoon video from BrainPopJr is a good introduction to the main animal groups.
This WhereInCityKids webite has a great explanation about the different classes of animals - read and find out about the arthropods!
The Kidzone website also explains each of the main classifications for animals - it has a lot of info about the arthropods too!
Here is an interactive from the Scholastic website.
This video talks about the different groups (or classes) of living things:
Spiders are arachnids - this is different to the insects! - Find out how they are different!