Nature series. In her treehouse den, Jess is looking at caterpillars. Their main job is eating until it is time to wrap themselves up and go to sleep in a chrysalis.
Children's nature show. In her treehouse den, Jess has a close look at some of the most easily-spotted minibeasts - snails. Their whole bodies are just one foot.
Children's nature show. Jess is down by her pond listening to a strange sound - it's coming from a water boatman. They have paddle-like legs which they use like oars.
Children's nature show. In her treehouse den, Jess has a close look at some centipedes - they are fierce hunters with lots of legs.
Children's nature show. In her treehouse den, Jess introduces her spider friends. One has laid her eggs beside the treehouse walkway.
Children's nature show. In her treehouse den Jess is looking at moths. She has a beautiful large hawkmoth - just one of the many amazing moths in the UK.
Children's nature show. Jess and her friends go in search of ants - which isn't too difficult as ants get just about everywhere. They follow them to discover their ant ...
Children's nature show. Jess explains that harvestmen look like tall spiders but are actually quite a different creature.
Children's nature show. Jess and her friends search for an earwig. As earwigs hide away in the daytime, the children have to check underneath things in damp dark places.
Children's nature show. In her treehouse den, Jess has a close look at a millipede and shows how it differs from a centipede.
Children's nature show. Jess watches a butterfly hatch from its chrysalis, and the children show how to make a feeder to attract butterflies.
Nature series. Jess has a close look at flies. Though not the most popular of minibeasts they are nonetheless fascinating. Jess shows their lifecycle from egg to adult fly.
Nature series. Jess has a section from a beehive and is watching the bees inside it. She shows how the bees are filling cells with honey and has a look at the larvae developing.
Nature series. Jess has a close look at some woodlice. Related to lobsters, but living far away from the sea, their armoured shells keep them safe in the garden.
Nature series. Jess is watching pond skaters. They are amazing little creatures that are able to walk on the surface of the water and hunt small insects.
Nature series. Jess has a close look at some worms - she shows the children how to make a wormery so that they can watch the worms at work as they make their tunnels.
Nature series. Jess is down by her pond watching dragonflies. She shows how to tell the difference between them and damselflies and finds a dragonfly baby, or nymph.
Nature series. One in four animals on earth is a beetle, so there are plenty for Jess to look at. She has a close look at their wings, hard shells and sensitive antennae.
Nature series. Jess and her friends search for slugs in the garden. Once they find some, they have a look at how they move and are amazed to watch how they breathe.
Nature series. Jess and her friends try to spot some ladybirds. She also shows how to make a safe and warm place for them to live during the winter.