Microbe Mania

In this section students are introduced to the wonderful world of microbes. First students explore the different types, shapes and sizes of microbes by making their own microbes using play dough. Later they will learn about good and bad microbes and there are also colouring activities for students.

View the video for a demonstration of the activities.


  • Microbe mania - Complete pack  Microsoft Word icon    Adobe PDF icon
  • Other resources
  • Key Stage 2 pack England  Microsoft Word icon    Adobe PDF icon

DISCLAIMER: e-Bug was developed for use in schools pre-COVID-19 and so some activities may require modification based on your school’s distancing guidelines.

Please use your judgement and tell us how you have modified the activities, or if you would like to discuss some ideas, contact e-Bug@phe.gov.uk

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