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Joel Salatin is in awe of the benefits of earthworms and worm castings on Polyface Farms, where the hard-working critters boost soil health and increase farm productivity. He offers tips on how to attract earthworms to your farm or homestead.

The Benefits of Earthworms and How to Attract Them

Joel Salatin is in awe of the benefits of earthworms and worm castings on Polyface Farms, where the hard-working critters boost soil health and increase farm productivity. He offers tips on how to attract earthworms to your farm or homestead.

Free Printable ~ Great to use with How to Eat Fried Worms

Ten Interesting Facts . . . . Worms

Did you know all this about worms? Another stellar interactive from the Illinois Extension featuring Herman (pictured,) and his adventures as "one of nature's top soil scientists."

Did you know all this about worms? Another stellar interactive from the Illinois Extension featuring Herman (pictured,) and his adventures as "one of nature's top soil scientists."

Digging for Spaghetti Worms Sensory Play -  Kids will have so much fun catching all the slippery and slimy spaghetti worms with tweezers and putting them into a jar.

Digging for Worms Sensory Play

Digging for Spaghetti Worms Sensory Play - Kids will have so much fun catching all the slippery and slimy spaghetti worms with tweezers and putting them into a jar.

Earthworms are amazing garden pals – and powerful composters. Learn how to harness their talents by vermicomposting, and start your own home DIY worm farm! http://gardenerspath.com/how-to/composting/worm-farming-vermiculture/

How to Start Worm Farming

Earthworms are amazing garden pals – and powerful composters. Learn how to harness their talents by vermicomposting, and start your own home DIY worm farm! http://gardenerspath.com/how-to/composting/worm-farming-vermiculture/

Living or non-living: comparing earthworms and gummy worms!

Worm Science Investigation Unit

"Does your school have an area for outdoor exploration? How do you use the outdoor environment to enhance your program?" The Curious Kindergarten ≈≈

Learning in the Outdoor Classroom

"Does your school have an area for outdoor exploration? How do you use the outdoor environment to enhance your program?" The Curious Kindergarten ≈≈

Gummy worm life cycle activity! Makes learning about the stages of the earthworm life cycle so memorable and fun!

Worm Science Investigation Unit

Gummy worm life cycle activity! Makes learning about the stages of the earthworm life cycle so memorable and fun!

Wormy Worm-Earthworm Unit and Craft                                                                                                                                                      More

Wormy Worm-Earthworm Unit and Craft

Life cycle of an Earthworm mobile! $

Worm Science Investigation Unit

Blog post - why you should use dissection models for life science - fetal pig, grass frog, eye, earthworm, and more! Read to find out why they're perfect for your classroom!

Blog post - why you should use dissection models for life science - fetal pig, grass frog, eye, earthworm, and more! Read to find out why they're perfect for your classroom!