Collect you minibeast in a plastic pot to observe it. Remember to be gentle and put it back where you found it.
A magnifying glass will help you take a closer look. Does it have wings? How many body parts does it have? Can you see any colours or patterns?
Use paint brush and spoon to pick up your minibeast. Be very gentle as they are very delicate.
Take a ruler to measure how big your minibeast is and the size of its body parts.
A guide book will help you identify the minibeasts you find. You can borrow one from the library
Record what you find and make sketches in a notebook.