Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Meet the Worms!

We just finished our summer's second program for school-age kids and we had great fun!
The kids found some worms books to read while waiting for the other kids to check in.

We read Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin - it was very informative!  Spider put his 2 cents in too.
Worm Jokes and Games:
How did worms get to North America?  What do they like to eat?  Play some games with Herman the Worm at http://urbanext.illinois.edu/worms/
Joke:  Why did the worm cross the road?
Answer: To get away from the chicken
Joke: How do you know which end is a worm's head?
Answer: Tickle it in the middle and see which end laughs
Joke: What dance are worms scared of?
Answer: The chicken dance
Craft Time:  Worm Paper Holders

Thank you to Natalie, one of our teen volunteers who helped with this program.

Some finished crafts:

As kids finished their crafts, they headed over to another table for some real worm fun!  Every single worm (27) went home with kids to happy homes, gardens, and house plants.
Thank you to our other teen volunteer, Cassie, who helped with worm fun and safety!


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