Hunt for "tigers" in compost
Undertake a Compost safari and hunt for Tiger (worms) and other creatures found in the compost bin and wormery.
An opportunity to search compost from the compost bin or wormery for the creatures that live in, or visit, the bin. these may include composting worms, their eggs, slugs, snails, springtails etc.
Session involves the use of hand lenses, magnifier and microscope. It can also include making simple traps from plastic bottles that can be placed in the compost bin to capture creatures.
A Power-point presentation showing a wide range of compost creatures including larger ones such as mice and slow-worms can be provided to supplement the safari.