There's A Worm At The Bottom Of My Garden

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A traditional children's song, There's A Worm At the Bottom of My Garden can be sung individually or in a group and you can encourage children to act out some of the lyrics by wiggling at the appropriate times.

Worms do wiggle at the bottom of gardens, and not only at the bottom, but at the top and in the middle. Why do worms wiggle? Wiggling worms aerate ( create air in the dirt behind their wiggling) the soil, and they eat organic matter ( some things that grow, like bits of leaves and grass), and after they eat, they leave behind "castings" which is a special kind of fertilizer that helps plants in the garden grow.

Most worms that wiggle through our gardens are called earthworms. Some people make earthworm farms. and grow worms, which they sell to gardeners and fisherman, because many fish like to eat earthworms, so they are good bait. It can be a fun hobby, and it is pretty easy to raise the earthworms, because they will happily eat scraps of vegetables you have leftover from your dinner, and even bits of paper and pizza boxes!

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This one has an extra verse

There's a worm at the bottom of the garden
And his name is Wiggly Woo
There's a worm at the bottom of the garden
And all that he can do
Is wiggle all night
And wiggle all day
Whatever else the people do say
There's a worm at the bottom of the garden
And his name is Wiggly Woo

There's a worm at the bottom of the garden
And his name is Wiggly Woo
There's a worm at the bottom of the garden
And all that he can do
Is wiggle all night
And wiggle all day
Whatever else the people do say
There's a worm at the bottom of the garden
And his name is Wiggly Woo

Another version but only 1 verse


There’s a worm at the bottom of my garden and his name is “Wiggly Woo”
There’s a worm at the bottom of my garden and his name is “Wiggly Woo”
He wiggles all night, he wiggles all day
The people round here, they do say
There’s a worm at the bottom of my garden and his name is “Wiggly Woo”

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dunno, San Fransisco

14 March 2014 at 3:26pm

I listened to this when I was a baby.

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martine crowley, Wiltshire

7 January 2014 at 10:13am

At last - this song has been on my mind for ages, but i couldnt remember the words!!!! Brilliant

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Molly, United States

18 February 2013 at 1:19am

Um blokey, tweenies were actually characters on a tv show.

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Blokey, United States

3 February 2013 at 11:42pm

What is a tweenie and where can I get one?

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Amazon Ceo, Barbados

3 February 2013 at 11:41pm

The worms remind me of tax collcetors, so it's great they stay at the bottom of the garden far far away. Since I moved to Barbados there are no more worms so I missed singing this song. It's so ace, maybe I will have to start paying taxes again

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Mamoona, United Kingdom

29 February 2012 at 11:11pm

This was stuck in my head....first i thought seriously and then i laughed and loved it and i love how the tweenies used to sing it <3

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Meg, Andorra

10 January 2012 at 1:27pm

I like smeggy eggs

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Tony, United Kingdom

31 December 2011 at 10:13pm

brillant

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Fytiyi, Algeria

18 November 2011 at 11:46am

iui

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Kalilah Abia, Afghanistan

8 November 2011 at 12:45pm

i like this song baby. its awesomee

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U Twatz, American Samoa

2 November 2011 at 10:49am

Me and mah mates started this fake sommenting thuing, you guys stole it :(

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A-loving-mother, United States

14 August 2011 at 9:32pm

I love nuts two! In fact, I have a pair in my mouth right now.

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Apples And Peaches, Cook Islands

14 August 2011 at 9:29pm

I love eating nuts.

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Fuk, China

14 August 2011 at 9:26pm

Yes, my name is Fuk, deal with it.

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John, United States

8 August 2011 at 6:23am

HAHA FUK!?!?!? Your name is actually Fuk?!

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Fuk, China

8 August 2011 at 6:21am

They are appeling, aren't they?

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Aziz, Afghanistan

8 August 2011 at 6:19am

Why are these songs so appeling?

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Sioned Hale, United Kingdom

7 July 2011 at 11:05am

OHMYGODDDD. bruno your so cool omgomgomg im in school and just *DIED* :D:D:D:D LOVEYAMAAAN.

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Bruno Mars, United States

7 July 2011 at 11:02am

hey y'all, it's ya boy BRUNO. ;) Pruno, you ledge, you're so freakin cool dude! who run the world? SQUIRRELS!

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Pruno Mars, Finland

7 July 2011 at 10:24am

Heeey, its not Bruno Mars, who sings and loves mars bars and toilets. Its me, Pruno, from finland, coz I LOVE PRUUUNNNEEES BABY. <3

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