Tonight at Eco-club we made our very own 5 star worm hotels, we thought about where we usually find worms and then tried to recreate that in a jar.
The Warriors used layers of sand and soil to fill their jars and then we went worm collecting. It took us a while but eventually we found a lovely damp place underneath a planting table where there were lots of worms.
We popped the worms into our hotels and then topped them off with food scraps and old tea leaves. Yum yum, a tasty treat for our little friends.
Over the next few weeks we will keep an eye on our worm hotels to see what happens. What do you think we will find?
Anyone pupil who would like to help us with our gorgeous animals please leave your name as a reply to this blog. You would be helping with cleaning out, collecting eggs, feeding and walking the goats at playtimes and lunchtimes. It’s lots of fun, if there are lots of names I will make sure everyone gets a turn.
Lily, Hannah, Angel, Marina and Beth helped me exercise the goats at lunchtime today. We took them for a lovely walk in the woods and we had a run across the field. Thanks girls, they really enjoyed it!
At last they are here! Yesterday 2 of our chicks had hatched and this morning when we went back to check there was another fluffy bundle!
Just before we left we had one last check and were lucky enough to see another chick hatch while we were watching! It was very exciting.
Here are some of the pictures we have taken, they all need names now so get your thinking caps on.
Did did you know you can hear the chicks cheeping inside the eggs before they hatch?
Hatching out of an egg is very hard work for a chick, it can take 24 hours.
I’ll keep you posted with hatch news!
After feeding the goats and chickens this morning we took Evie and Marvin for an adventure in the woods! They had a great time and stopped along the way for a snack or two. When we got back we treated them to some willow, their favourite food!!
Let me know if you would like to help me take our gorgeous goats for a walk.
We also checked on the broody hens and they were sitting happily on their eggs, they should hatch around 5th June! I’ll keep you posted with pictures and updates.