Wonderful World of Worms

Excursion Program Overview

Discover how worms can help to reduce your waste! A story, song, puppets and real live worms help you explore their favourite foods and more. Visit our ‘Incredible Shrinking Machine’ in minibeast costumes to imagine what the worms and their friends get up to!

Activities include:

  • A storybook introduction to get tuned in
  • An interactive play complete with costumes inside our ‘Incredible Shrinking Machine’
  • Investigate live worms
  • Explore what foods belong in the worm farm or compost bin with the help of our worm puppets
  • Sing a song to help us learn about worms

Can be combined with Recycling activities. See Recycling Rules

Duration: Can be customised based on the needs of your learners. We recommend 1 hour with a 15 minute break half way through.

Restrictions: Maximum of 25 children per Gould League educator. Adults are free of charge, and we suggest bringing a minimum of 5 per group. No younger siblings please.

Curriculum Connections:

Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework: Outcome 2
National Quality Standards: Standard 3.3

Program Details

Program Location Sustainability Education Centre Cheltenham
Max # of Groups (group max 30) 3
Possible Start Times 10am (9.45am arrival), 12.30pm (12.15pm arrival)
Grade Level Kindergarten
Program Duration 1.5 hours
Program Type Excursion
Program Theme Living things, Sustainability, Waste Minimisation, Worms & Compost
Cost per group $330 + GST