Farm Anatomy Activities for Kids: Fun, Hands-On Learning (Paperback)

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Help kids ages 8 to 12 discover how awesome and fun farms can be

No matter where you live, you can learn all about the amazing things that happen on farms. Farm Anatomy Activities for Kids combines the joy of hands-on experiments and activities with easy-to-understand lessons that teach you all about farm life.

This farm anatomy activity book helps you think more like a farmer and understand how nature, crops, and animals shape the way we live. You'll learn about all the different parts of a farm, the plants and animals you might find there, and how farms create the food you eat and the material for the clothes you wear.

Farm Anatomy Activities for Kids includes:
  • Educational lessons—Learn about the various parts of a farm, how they raise plants and animals, and the ways farms connect to your daily life no matter where you live.
  • Ways to play—Try out cool experiments like growing crops without soil or making a mason bee house.
  • Journal prompts—Reflect on what you've learned about farm anatomy with the thoughtful writing prompts paired with each activity.

Take kids on an educational journey down to the farm without ever leaving home.

About the Author

Dawn Alexander, MS, has been an elementary educator for 35 years. She spent most of her youth on a ranch outside of Reno, Nevada, participating in 4-H and the Nevada junior Hereford program. Dawn has actively promoted agriculture literacy and was honored to receive the 2019 Excellence in Teaching About Agriculture Award.

Praise For…

Farm Anatomy Activities for Kids provides an excellent overview of American agriculture on a level appropriate and understandable for elementary-age children. The activities are well-described and use materials that are readily and economically available. This book could be used in a variety of settings such as classrooms, after-school programs, club programs, and individual families.” —Sue Hoffman, Nevada Agricultural Foundation executive director

Farm Anatomy Activities for Kids is recommended by the Deschutes County Farm Bureau to learn about agriculture. This book will enhance any library because it gives an overview of agriculture and hands-on activities, and is written with factual information.” —Roberta Valladao, Deschutes County Farm Bureau board member

“Dawn Alexander is a magician in the classroom, and her debut book brings her passion for agriculture and education to all. The activities are fun, innovative, and easy to facilitate with minimal supplies. Hours of fun and learning await for children and adults alike!” —Jessica Jansen, executive director of Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation
Product Details
ISBN: 9781647399825
ISBN-10: 1647399823
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: February 16th, 2021
Pages: 106
Language: English
Series: Anatomy Activities for Kids