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    Farm Animals



    Songs, Books, and Stories

    Special Activities


    Chickens, cows, pigs, turkeys, sheep, ducks, horses, dogs and cats are some animals that live on farms.

    My Farm Friends  by Wendell Minor

    "Old McDonald Had a Farm"

    We will do some "udder" painting by squeezing paint out of a glove.


    We can recognize some farm animals by the sounds they make.

    The Very Busy Spider  by Eric Carle

    "Five Little Ducks"

    We will listen to farm animal sounds on the iPad and identify the animal making the sound.


    Some farm animals supply us with food, wool, or transportation.

    Click, Clack, Moo  by Doreen Cronin

    "Old McDonald Had a Farm"

    We will taste a variety of foods that come from farm animals.


    There are different names for adult farm animals and baby farm animals.

    Farm Babies  by Ann Rice

    "Five Little Ducks"

    We will match photos of baby farm animals with photos of adult farm animals.


    Farmers have to take care of their animals so they stay healthy.

    Taking Care of My Dog  by Danielle Matter


    We will have a visit from a dog from the Humane Society today.

    Changes to the Environment

    The dramatic play area will become a farm area.  For art we will make animal tracks with paint and for sensory play we will search for farm animals in oats.  We will build with the farm Duplos for construction play and for small motor play we will lace farm animal cards.  We will move like farm animals for large motor play.

    Special Notes

    I am looking forward to meeting with you at conferences!