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Kids love all things creepy and crawly, which is why they are the perfect people to help you create a worm farm. A worm farm is ideal for anyone who wants nutrient rich soil but may not have room for a compost bin. Creating your worm farm is easy; you just need a few supplies and some little helping hands. Take a look below at how to create a worm farm with kids to get started!
1. PICK THE PERFECT CONTAINER.
A plastic bucket with lid makes the perfect container. You want something roomy as well as air tight. A lid will help keep the bucket dark which worms love. Once you find the perfect container, give kids some markers and let them personalize it with their own drawings.
2. MAKE SOME WORM BEDS.
Explain to kids how worms love a cozy bed just like they do. Shred up newspaper to place in the bucket. Black and white newspaper works best. You can then spray the bedding with a spray bottle to dampen it. As you can see, these are easy jobs for kids. Once the bedding is made, add some gardening soil and give it all a good mix.