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Church Hill Infant School

Mini-Beasts: Foundation Stage's Wormeries

We wanted to bring some mini-beasts into the classroom, so we made two wormeries. These are special houses for worms so that we can observe them whenever we want to! There was a lot to do to make each one perfect for the worms...

  • First a layer of sand...

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    First a layer of sand...
  • Then some compost...

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    Then some compost...
  • Plenty of worm food...

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    Plenty of worm food...
  • What next?

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    What next?
  • A layer of soil, or course!

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    A layer of soil, or course!
  • A tray of freshly dug worms...

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    A tray of freshly dug worms...
  • Home!

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    Home!
  • Wormeries in use

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    Wormeries in use
  • Wormeries in use

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    Wormeries in use
  • Making our own wormery...

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    Making our own wormery...
  • Careful with those tools!

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    Careful with those tools!
  • We collected min-beasts for our special habitat

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    We collected min-beasts for our special habitat