I like silkworms because they are soft and cuddly. They have sixteen legs. They only eat mulberry leaves. They eat all day and eat lots at night too. The mulberry leaves need to be fresh and not dried out.
If they are hungry they lie so still and if they want to be left alone to eat a leaf, without you patting them, they lie still.
Silkworms can stick really well.
We have about 40 silkworms in a box. I am looking after 2 in my own box.
This one of my favourite "how to homeschool" books; We have read this over and over, discussed it as a support group; It is well loved, dog-eared and highlighted!
Homeschool Made Simple
Charlotte Mason Writing Curriculum
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