Worms Eat My Garbage is a great read about the art of vermicomposting for fifth graders, usually ages 9-12 and even adults will enjoy the comprehensive detail this book provides.
A parent or teacher looking to get into the world of vermicomposting for the very first time will get a wide picture of how to teach this ancient art form in a way that children find it fun and exciting, just by flipping through the pages.
Worms Eat My Garbage was written by a woman who really understood thesacred cycle of life, and her 30 years of experience with worms goes beyond academic, Mary Appelhof was passionate in life, and her passion lives on through her work and those she touched through her work.
Learn with illustrations and easy to follow information, how to set up a small-scale worm composting system, choosing worms, how to take care of the worms, harvesting them, their sex life, how to prepare bedding, how to meet their needs, foods they eat and the potting soil they possess.
This 162 page do-it-yourself vermiculturing guide for kids has 50 illustrations, measures 5.5 x 8.5 and has a 63 page bibliography with 24 references that grab parents attention and take students to further curiosities.
Worms Eat My Garbage is a work of art that touches the lives of our future generations, and shows us how easy (and fun) it really can be to understand and experience Mother Natures truest magic really close-up.
Worms Eat My Garbage is an extension of Mary Appelhofs knowledge of vermiculture, and touches those who really do make our world a different place; our children.