walking sticks. Since we got two weeks off for Spring Vacation, I thought I ought to take the suckers home with me. I didn't want to have to go by the school every few days to make sure they had food. We got our first batch of them from one of the other teachers at school. She has a whole 5 gallon tank of them!
When we first got walking sticks for our class, we hadn't set up a habitat for them. They were just in the fish tank with scraps of newspaper at the base. Each week, we would clean out the tank. The kids (who liked holding the walking sticks!) would take a stick, play with it, etc. while I cleaned out all the poop. We have since created a cool little habitat for them so we haven't been cleaning out the tank as much since there is now soil and I just kind of let nature take its toll.