Login or Register


Life in a Rotting Log Kit

(in stock)


Grade K and up. Experience the diversity of life found on the forest floor. Life in a Rotting Log Kit provides the ideal habitat for creatures such as crickets, redworms, millipedes, beetles, and more. Kit includes a generously sized piece of decaying wood, moss, soil, and an assortment of at least 5 different kinds of harmless creatures that can be found in or under a rotting log. Comes with a 1-1/2-gal clear plastic terrarium perfect for holding and observing this fascinating ecosystem. Keep your rotting log moist and watch it change over time. Instructions and suggestions for activities provided. Note: Not for export.


Shipping Information or Purchase Restrictions
  • Exclamation icon USDA or USDOT regulations restrict this item from shipping to these locations: Louisiana. Residents of LA will receive a substitute for millipedes. This item contains living or perishable material and ships via 2nd Day or Overnight delivery.
What’s Included:
  • 5 Adult Mealworms, Living 
  • 5 Pillbugs, Living 
  • 2 Millipedes, Living 
  • 2 Bess Beetles, Living 
  • 5 House Cricket Nymphs, Living 
  • 1 Vegetative Moss 
  • 2 Rotting Log Sections
  • 1 Potting Soil, 1 L
  • 1 Aquarium, 1-1/2 gal, with Cover
  • 1 Plant Mister Bottle with Sprayer
  • 1 Bran Meal, 3 x 4" Bag
  • 2 Dropping Pipet, 7 mL
  • 1 Instructions
  • expand to see full list
Return Policy:

This product is backed by our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. If for any reason you are not satisfied with any item, you may return it for a replacement, a refund, or credit. Read more about our Return and Exchange Policy  »


Questions & Answers