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Explorers Bug Jar

From 4 Years


  • More than just a bug jar! This insect study centre will get kids curious about insects.
  • Lid features a magnifying glass at 4x zoom and the base has a grid for measuring specimens. Plus there’s a handy strap for easy transport and vents to ensure the insect can breathe.
  • Encourages healthy, active, outdoor play.

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Product number: E5577


Explorers Bug Jar

Article nr.: E5577
The Explorers Bug Jar will get your kids interested in bugs and insects before they can say (or spell) ‘entomology’. This compact outdoor toy is a portable insect study centre and can help teach kids how to gently capture and release insects, while learning about different species and also developing a love for nature. The light, magnifying glass and measuring grid allows them to study specimens with a biologist’s eye.


  • A LITTLE RESPECT: Examining little insects up close helps kids to respect the complexities and uniqueness of insects.
  • MEASURING UP: Use the measuring grid on the bottom to compare the size of the insects. Light up the details with the magnifying glass and LED light.
  • GENTLY DOES IT: Air holes keep the bug alive while your child learns more about them. Once the bug has been observed, gently release it back into nature.
  • SUSTAINABLY MADE: The toy is made using biomass (non-oil-based) plastic. After all, we want to leave loads of nature for future generations to explore.

Play tips

See who can collect and identify the most insects before gently releasing them. By doing the collecting in different seasons and times of the year, kids will discover which insects are common to each seasons. Keeping and adding to a ‘bug book’ can also help kids learn to identify each insect and the role they play in your local eco-system.

Warning notice

WARNING: Choking hazard -Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs. Please check and fix firmly before use.

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