Entomology (Bug Study) Kit
Entomology (Bug Study) Kit
Entomology (Bug Study) Kit
Entomology (Bug Study) Kit
Entomology (Bug Study) Kit

Entomology (Bug Study) Kit

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Take a closer look into the extraordinary world of insects with this Entomolgy Kit from The Den Kit Company. Marvel at these ancient creatures providing essential functions within our ecosystem.

Use your insect study toolkit to gently capture and examine the tiny-yet-vital mini-beasts that live near you - how many different species can you find?

Set Contains

Pooter: Capture small insects for inspection and identification without causing them any harm, with this insect aspirator, or ‘pooter’.

Bug Pot: A handy transparent plastic pot with a magnifying lens lid, for close inspection.

Paint Brush: A wooden-handled paintbrush to gently sweep insects into your bug pot.

Net: A long-handled collecting net to sweep insects and other mini-beasts from long grass, bushes or even water.

Hessian Drawstring Bag: The perfect sized, drawstring bag to keep your Entomology Kit components safe. Made from natural sisal hessian.

Notebook: For jotting down your discoveries and observations use this handy notebook made from ecological cartridge paper.

Entomologist Guide: Interesting information and useful tips for using your kit.

Insect Spotter Card: Test your skills at uncovering a variety of insects with our spotter card.

Safety

WARNING! Not suitable for children under 3 years. Contains small parts. Choking hazard. Functional tools. Adult supervision necessary due to small parts and functional tools. Recommended for children age 6+.

Dispatch Times

**During August we will not be dispatching orders on a Friday. Orders placed after 3pm on Thursdays will be dispatched on the following Monday. We will be back to normal in September**

We aim to process an dispatch orders as soon as we can. To ensure same-day dispatch please place your orders before the times stated below:

  • Monday: 1pm
  • Tuesday: 1pm
  • Wednesday: 11am
  • Thursday: 1pm
  • Friday: 11am
  • We do not process any orders on Saturday, Sunday or Bank Holidays

Some items may come direct from the manufacturers in which case we cannot guarantee same day dispatch.

UK Delivery

  • Standard UK delivery (Royal Mail 2nd Class or equivalent) - £3 or FREE with orders over £40
  • Express Delivery (Royal Mail 1st Class or equivalent 1-2 days) - £6.50
    NB:
     This is a next working day service. So Friday orders will not arrive until Monday, and orders placed over the weekend will not be collected until Monday, so will arrive on Tuesday.
  • Heavy /Bulky Item - £6.50 If your order includes heavy or bulky items you may need to pay our Heavy/Bulky rate. This includes a courier Express service.

Eco Packaging Option

We are currently trialling an 'Eco Packaging' option. If you select this option your delivery will be packed with card and paper only - no plastic. This option costs 25p due to the increase in packaging costs. (We'll hopefully make this cheaper if we get good take up!)

Notes:

  • For bulk or heavy orders we may need to charge additional delivery costs.
  • Express Delivery is not always available for certain addresses in Scottish Highlands.
  • Express Delivery is usually a Next Day service - but it depends on the delivery address
  • The Express delivery option does not deliver on a Saturday, Sunday or Bank Holidays. So your order will be delivered on the next working day. Please place orders before the timings above to ensure a next day service.

International Delivery

**We have currently stopped all international deliveries due to Covid-19. We hope to reinstate these again soon.**

European Delivery:

  • Standard Service (Royal Mail or Hermes): £15 (Up to 6 working days)
  • Express Courier Service (DHL or alternative): £30 ( 2-4 working days)
  • *If a product is over 2kg or bulky we may need to increase this charges

Rest of the World:

  • United States: Express Delivery 2-3 Days (DHL) - £35
  • Canada: Express Delivery 3-4 Days (DHL) - £40
  • Japan: Express Delivery Up to 5 Days (DHL) - £40
  • Malaysia: Express Delivery up to 5 Days (DHL) - £40
  • Hong Kong: Express Delivery up to 5 Days (DHL) - £40
  • If there are any destinations you'd like us to ship to, please contact us
  • *If a product is over 2kg or bulky we may need to increase this charge.

Notes:

  • Next day deliveries need to be placed before 1pm, otherwise they will be send the following working day.
  • Will will aim to ship orders placed before 1pm Monday-Friday the same day.
  • During busy periods order can take up to 2 days to be dispatched.
  • We do not dispatch on weekends or UK bank holidays.
  • Orders placed after 1pm will be dispatched the next working day - including Next Day Delivery orders.
  • We usually use Royal Mail, DHL, UPS or Hermes, depending on the size and location of the order. We reserve the right to change the courier depending on the item and location.
  • Tracking information is not always available.

Direct from supplier deliveries: 

Some of our products are shipped directly from the supplier - usually due to their size. If this is the case you may receive your order in split packages. Even if your order arrives straight from a supplier, your sale is with Little Nutkins, so please contact us with any queries. We hope you won't experience any loss in service when an item is sent direct from the supplier - but if you do please contact us immediately.