Yucky Worms by Vivian FrenchHere’s to nature’s recyclers! Kids will burrow right into this book about the industrious — and danger-filled — life of the delightfully yucky earthworm.
Who would want to be friends with a wiggly, slimy worm? You can’t even tell which end is which! But there’s more to these lowly creatures than meets the eye. Kids are invited to find out where worms live, see how they move, and understand why gardeners consider them friends with the help of this humorous and informative look at an unappreciated — and fascinating — creature.
Sure, earthworms might seem gross. But believe it or not, worms are actually very helpful creatures in a lot of ways. Here, we will tell you more facts about earthworms that we bet you did not already know. Read on to learn more about these neat, creepy, crawly creatures. You can immediately identify earthworms because they are found living in moist soils of all types. They are often reddish-brown in color, and have a body that is slimy and appears to be in segments, or different pieces connected all together.
British Broadcasting Corporation Home. Ever wondered how a worm moves without legs, or whether it will survive if you cut it in half? Find out some fascinating facts about this slimy creature. A worm is a long, creeping animal, with a soft, often segmented body. They don't have legs but instead are covered in hairs or bristles that help them to move. They breathe through their skin, which must remain moist to absorb oxygen from the air.
38 Earthworm Facts for Kids
An earthworm is an invertebrate animal with a short, non stretchy body and no legs. It is a type of annelid. There are 5, known species of worms.
Are you looking for some fun facts about worms? We have a huge list below with nothing but worm facts for your knowledge or a school project. We have a huge list below with nothing but worm facts for your knowledge or a school paper. Worms play an important role in creating rich soil that plants feed on to help them grow strong and bear lots of fruit. This soil is called "worm castings", or in other words, "worm poop". It's called castings because the worm casts out its poop from its body. These were your first fun facts about worms.