This is a great option for preppers and those on a budget -build your worm bin and add curriculum, models with science accessories. This is an inexpensive way to create your own organic vermicomposting system for harvesting tea, worms, and soil. We give you detailed directions, email reminders for 10 weeks, worms, Vitamix, landscape cloth and a rotating valve. We add a moisture meter, trowel, nitrile gloves, pH paper, temperature strip, earthworm life cycle model and these valuable references:
Worms Eat My Garbage - a basic reference for worm composting
Digging Deeper - A children's book that brings in many science topics and follow-up ideas
Teaming With Microbes - the most current reference about the biology of soil and organic gardening. It also includes simple rules for composting and organic gardening.
Worms Eat Our Garbage- an activity book full of hundreds of learning sheets
"Wiggling Worms" - This six-day lesson plan from Picture Perfect Lessons gives you a template for bringing in reading, writing and experimenting.
You just need to purchase bins and drill the holes. Recommended bins cost approximately $13 from Lowes. Assembly time approximately 30 minutes.