The Learner's Library: Minibeasts

The Learners Library: Minibeasts is one of a range of reference CD Roms designed especially for Key Stage 1.

This title presents information in an easy-to-understand way on a wide selection of minibeasts. Each entry consists of a colour photograph, combined with sounds and video where appropriate. Two different levels of text (fully narrated for non-readers) for each entry is provided and information can be retrieved through the menu, index or search facility.

Activities based on minibeasts, a scrapbook, spoken glossary and printable worksheets are all included in the program, which is fully configurable by the teacher.

This product is also part of The Learner's Library: Volume 1 money-saving compilation.

Key features:

  • Includes detailed photographs and video footage.
  • A great home-reference resource.
  • Interesting facts and information about all types of minibeasts.
  • 3 fun activities to promote learning.


The Learner's Library  


ICT   Science  

Key stage(s):

1, 2


4 - 7 years

Single user:30.00
3 user:45.00
5 user:60.00
10 user:90.00
20 user:120.00
Site licence:180.00
all prices include media
To purchase, choose your licence type and click buy. Remember, we can invoice UK schools even if you order online.

System requirements

PC: Pentium II 500mhz processor or greater, Microsoft Windows 98, 2000 or XP, 128mb RAM, 16 bit colour.
Mac: Power Mac G3 400mhz processor or greater, OS X (using Classic mode), 128mb RAM, 16 bit colour.

Click here to view our latest software compatibility chart.

Screen shots

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The main menu provides access to the main information section, the activities, spoken glossary, scrapbook and teacher settings section.
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All the minibeasts featured can be accessed by the browse menu. This is broken down into categories and each minibeast is listed.
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The search facility enables the user to type in a search term to look for. It can even try find words if they're spelt wrongly!
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The index provides a list of every minibeast included. A picture of each is displayed and the user simply clicks an entry to find out about more.
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Several pages of information are included about each minibeast. These are fully narrated and some entries include video footage.
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The title also features a selection of activities - Here the player must count the number of minibeasts they can see, to answer correctly.
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