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The Insect Hospital

$495 ex GST

75 minutes

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Workshop Details

Welcome to The Insect Hospital STEM Workshop

Unlock your students' creativity and scientific curiosity with Beyond the Beanstalk's Inside the Beanstalk STEM Workshop!

Designed for children aged 3-5 and 5-12, this innovative workshop immerses young minds in the world of insects and engineering. Our programme aligns seamlessly with the EYLF, MTOP, and Australian Curriculum, providing a rich, educational experience.

Become Insect Architects

Children will embark on a journey where they become architects of their very own insect hospitals. This hands-on workshop is designed to foster a love for nature and engineering, helping children understand the intricate lives of insects and the importance of their habitats.

Insect Exploration: Learn About Insects: Discover fascinating facts about different insects, their habitats, and their roles in the ecosystem.

Insect Habitats: Understand what makes a suitable habitat for various insects and why these habitats are crucial for their survival.

Hands-On Engineering Building Insect Hospitals: Hospital Concepts: Learn what a hospital is and the different roles it plays in caring for living beings.

Design and Construction: Children will engineer a large Beyond the Beanstalk insect hospital. They will collaborate to design and build this structure, which they can actually go inside, experiencing the results of their teamwork and creativity firsthand.

Interactive and Educational

Our workshop not only teaches children about insects and engineering but also promotes teamwork, problem-solving, and creativity. By working together to build an insect hospital, children will develop essential skills that will last a lifetime.

Curriculum Integration

The Inside the Beanstalk STEM Workshop is meticulously crafted to align with the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF), My Time, Our Place (MTOP), and the Australian Curriculum. Our activities and resources are designed to meet educational standards, ensuring that educators can seamlessly integrate them into their existing curriculum.

Workshop Inclusions:

  • 1 x Workshop (approximately 75 minutes)

  • 1 x STEM Presenter

  • Take home STEM project

  • Resources for up to 30 children, contact us about additional pricing for larger groups

  • 1 x Risk Assessment

  • 1 x PDF Educator Resource (includes Snapshot of workshop, Analysis of Learning, Follow on activity ideas and links to EYLF or MTOP, Australian Curriculum and the NQF)

Workshop Requirements

  • Access to an electrical power outlet

  • Access to tables and chairs

  • Chair for presenter

  • Access to leaves, sticks and garden area


Suitable for ages:

This workshop is suitable for 2-5 years and 5-12 years.

Why Choose Beyond the Beanstalk?


Expert Guidance:

Benefit from our 20 years of experience in delivering exceptional educational programmes.

Hands-On Exploration:

Our workshops offer engaging, hands-on activities that foster STEM learning in a fun and interactive way.


Comprehensive Support:

Educators receive all necessary resources and support to facilitate learning and ensure a seamless workshop experience.

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