One of my favorite field trips that we take is to the farm in the spring. This is typically the time of the year that we complete our Farm Unit within the classroom. Check out this cute YouTube video to use with your farm unit:
Here are some of my favorite books to read during this unit:
I also creating this planning web for some of my ideas for this unit. I hope that this helps!
Here is another version of a planning web from Childcare Seminars.com:
Time for Kids’ has this adorable farm printable in their worksheet section. You match the animals to their products: From the Farm to You printable
Kizclub.com has some great printable resources on their web sight:
Old MacDonald Had a Farm Story Props (black and white)
Here is a great little emergent reader from Bee Happy Teaching. It is written and illustrated by Kelly Buddenhagen.
Hubbard’s Cupboard also has this cute farm themed emergent reader:
Here are some of the wonderful books that Marcia Goudie has shared on her Very Emergent Reader page:
Jessica Meachum shares an adorable little poem titled, “Farmer Happy” on her website. Check it out–it is too cute!
Belinda Mooney created this cute little game titled, “Barnyard Boggle” it is available from Suite101.com (make sure that you just scroll down to the bottom of the page this is where the downloads are located):
Weekly Reader has the following farm themed worksheet in their reproducible section:
TLS books offers the following free worksheets from their website:
Making Learning Fun also has a farm themed page with a TON of great printables!
Here is a link to a free Mrs. Wishy Washy lapbook project from Homeschool Share.com:
Here is another counting worksheet from Lessonsense.com:
Here is a sample unit for Joy Cowley’s Mrs. Wishy Washy book from Love Two Teach:
Kelly’s Kindergarten has some great Farm themed center activities on her website, just scroll down towards the bottom of the page to find them:
Update 3/15/2009: We just had Open House this last week and we finished learning about the farm. Below are some pictures of our farm bulletin board and the projects that we made:
Here are some links to some other great classroom websites with the wonderful farm themes: