How to mind control a creepy-crawly

By Katie Russell

Did you know ants are the most common creepy crawly on earth? In fact, there are over 10 thousand trillion of them! So, for every human, there are approximately one million ants!

But what if you could use mind control on them? It may surprise you but it is possible, and it is all to do with the life cycle of fungus...

Warning: Ants can bite, don’t touch them!

Download our handy worksheet below to draw the life cycle of a growing plant, and watch Get On It's How to mind control a creepy-crawly below to find out more awesome facts. 

Worksheet with 4 plant pots to illustrate the life cycle of plants
Can you draw the 4 stages of a growing plant?
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