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How To Eat Fried Worms

How To Eat Fried Worms

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Snacks don't bug students Posted By CHELSEY ROMAIN, SUN MEDIA Posted 1 day agoWith soil and worms in front of them, the students at W.

Earle Miller Public School settled in for a nice, early morning snack.

In most cases parents wouldn't be too keen on their children digging through mud and swallowing back a variety of insects.

But when that dirt is actually chocolate pudding and Oreo crumbs, and the worms are candy coated, the children were given the OK.

After reading the famed children's bookHow to Eat Fried Wormsby Thomas Rockwell, W.

Earle Miller Grade 3 teacher Paul Savard decided he would end the year with a special activity for his students.

We wanted to promote reading," said Savard.

They are watching the movie today so they can compare what they visualized to the movie.

This is a neat way to end the year." The story centres around 10- year-old Billy, who makes a $50 bet to eat 15 worms in 15 days.

In order to make it easier for Billy to consume the earthworms, his friends help him by making the worms more appetizing in a variety of ways.

In Savard's class, a mealworm was cooked and coated in cheddar cheese.

Meanwhile the butterfly, ants and (non-poisonous) scorpion were encased in a candy coating.

Student Sierra Jones-McLeod had no problem eating the mealworm.

It was pretty good," she said.Continued After Advertisement BelowAdvertisement

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