Learn all about farms with this delightful week-long, educational farm theme. Pick your favorite farm activities including farm math, farm literacy printables, farm science projects, farm social studies ideas, and farm crafts to have a marvelous week learning with your kids! This life on the farm theme filled with barnyard animals is perfect for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade students.
Old MacDonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O! It’s time to learn about life on the farm with this super cute farm theme for preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3 students. We have so many fun ideas for farm science experiments, farm animal math, farm alphabet, free farm printables and more. So whether you are looking for a social studies activities for preschoolers about farm animals or your child is fascinated by barns, tractors, harvesting crops, or all the cute animals like horses, cows, pigs, chickens, goats, and sheep – these creative ideas are sure to make learning fun and keep your children engaged!
Make sure to check out all our weekly themes that are perfect for elementary age kids.
Farm Books to Read
There are two options for using books in your unit study about farms:
Pick from these 5 excellent books to learn about farms with your kids:
- Read a different book each day of the week, Monday through Friday.
- Read your favorite book (s) every day of the week. Kids love repetition, so don’t worry about boring them!
Looking for more? Check out these cute farm books for preschoolers
Farm Language Arts Activities
We could make a whole post on just fun farm literacy activities! Check all these fun, free printables to learn alphabet letters, farm writing prompts, farm sight words, and so much more to add to your farm weekly theme!
- These farm worksheets preschool are so stinkin cute! Plus they are free! They include lots of alphabet, counting, colors, shapes, and more skills!
- Free Farm Writing Prompts – color the cute clipart picture and write on the ruled lines using the creative writing prompt
- Adorable Farm Tracing mats are a great way to practice letter tracing with early learners
- Grab this free printable sight word reading passages to color and read sight words while having fun with a farm theme!
- Farm themed ABC Order Cut and Paste Worksheets
- Sneak in some fun reading practice with these FREE Farm kindergarten sight words games
- Help children learn about making sentences with these free printable cut and paste sentence worksheets
- Printable Preschool Farm Activities
- Improve your children’s fine motor skills with farm cutting practice!
- Letter Matching Clip Cards
- Study words with these simple Montessori farm activities
- Study language arts using printables from this Farm Animal Activity pack!
- Cute Build a letter barn
- Fun Farm Animal Nursery Rhymes and Songs
- Farm Theme Literacy Sensory Tray
- Little Blue Truck Farm Animal Story Retelling
- Color, Read, and Learn with these cute Farm Printable Beginner Reading Books
- Or try these farm writing ideas for kindergarten
Farm Math Activities
Whether you are learning your numbers, telling time, or working on addition and subtraction, adding cute clipart and a clever theme will make kids excited to practice math facts!
- Reveal the mystery picture as you complete these free Farm Color by Number Worksheets
- Roll a Number Farm Number Sense Activity
- Farm-Themed Preschool Counting Mats
- Color and count to 10 with these free printable Counting Farm Animals Reader
- These free Counting Animals Worksheets are fun to color, count, and practice writing numbers!
- Learn about coins and their value with this cute Farm Money Activity
- Grab your bingo daubers and practice counting and tracing numbers 1-10 with these Farm do a dot printables numbers
- Farm-Themed Number Sense Activity Pages
- Free Farm Animals Dot to Dot Worksheets
- Start by checking out these fabulous farm themed dominoes!
- Telling Time from Sunrise to Sunset STEM worksheets
- Farm Themed Number Counting Mats
- Farm Themed Count and Add Activity
- Farm Animal Addition and Subtraction Worksheets
- Farm Animal Sort
Farm Art and Craft Projects
- Super cute Farm coloring pages to learn about all the amazing things you will see on the farm!
- How to Make a Simple Cow Craft
- Super cute and easy-to-make G is for Goat craft
- Lots of simple, cute farm projects in this C is for Cow weekly theme
- Farm Animal Windsock Craft
- Make a Cute Paper Cow
- Toddler Farm Painting Activity
- Decorate farm animals with this simple activity!
- Old MacDonald Farm Animal Story Stones
- Free Printable Farm Animal Finger Puppets
- Old MacDonald Had a Farm Egg Decorating Ideas
- Mosaic Farm Art Activity
- Big Red Barn Art Activity
- DIY Duplo Farm Animal Puzzles
- Looking for more? No worries! We’ve got over 60 EPIC Farm Activities for Kids
Farm Science Experiments
There is a lot of farm science for you and your child to discover with this fun weekly theme! You can explore science of growing crops, learn about farm animal life cycles, nocturnal animals, sequencing, making butter, and so much more!
- Start out with this farm animals and their babies printable puzzles to learn the technical terms for different animals. Did you know baby goats are also called kids?
- Learn how items go from the field to the store to your table with this fun, free printable Farm Sequencing Cards Activity
- These free sequencing worksheets are a great extension to the farm sequencing cards for older elementary students
- Explore where farm animals live with this super cute, Free Farm Animals and their Homes Flip Book!
- Yet another science activity that ties in well with a farm theme is learning about seasons for kindergarten. This free printable book to color, read, and learn is such a great way to teak about seasons!
- Learn how butter is made from cow’s milk with this easy making butter science experiment
- Make a homemade balance scale and weigh chickens!
- And check out this fun Learn to Code activity!
- Science Notebook Printable – Milk Tasting
- Corn Life Cycle & Sequencing Cards
- Learn about Nocturnal animals with this free printable Farm Animals Game
- Try this Practical Engineering Challenge with Apples
- Chicken Hatching Book (and life cycle)
- Watermelon Life Cycle Spinner is a fun way to learn how watermelons grow
- Apple Life Cycle Worksheets helps kids practice a variety of skills while learning about the life cycle of an apple
- Pumpkin Life Cycle Worksheet is perfect for fall as kids learn about the life cycle of a pumpkin
- Sunflower Life Cycle Worksheets
- Learn about the life cycle of plants with this growing plants activity with a free printable
Farm Social Studies and Fun!
- Simple Farm Sensory Play
- Join us on a trip to a historic farm for a farm fieldtrip from your computer!
- Learn how maple syrup is made with this fun fieldtrip from home
- Eidem Homestead Visit and Free 3-Part Farm Cards
- Zoo and Farm Animals for Preschool and Kindergarten
- Peek-A-Boo Farm Animals Activity
- Montessori On the Farm Printables and Activities
- While At the Farm – Children’s Song
- And check out this edible farmyard small world play!
- Farm Animal Puzzles
- Muddy Truck Edible Sensory Bin with Little Blue Truck
- Farm Life Small World Play with Schleich
- And don’t forget to take a field trip to a local farm!
Looking for more FREE farm printables to help kids learn a variety of skills? You will love these resources:
- Practice using scissors with these clever, Free Farm Cutting Practice pages
- Or use these simple farm cutting practice strips
- Practice a variety of skills in our Free Farm Worksheets Pack
- Grab this farm hidden pictures printable for a fun visual discrimination activity
- These Farm I Spy Printables are a hit with kids of all ages!
- HUGE Pack of Farm Worksheets for prek, k, 1st grade students that covers a variety of disciplines
- Kids will love practicing math and literacy skills with adorable barnyard animals with these free farm animals worksheet pack
Would you prefer to get over 100 printables in one convenient download with a lesson plan all ready for you? Check out this HUGE Farm Unit
Whether you use these themed learning ideas for your lower elementary age students or as preschool weekly themes, we’ve got lots of fun themed eductational activities to make your lesson plan:
- Explore the fascinating world of insects in this bugs themes
- Head out to the great outdoors without leaving your homes with this fun camping themes
- Teach kids about community helpers with these fun math, literacy, and community helpers crafts and activities
- Ready for some prehistoric fun learning in this dinosaur themes
- Explore the season of autumn with these fun fall unit study
- Old McDonald had a farm EIEIO; kids will have fun learning about farm animals and tasks with this farm theme
- Kids will bloom with knowledge as they learn valuable skills and create projects in this flower theme
- Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean you can’t sneak in some learning with this fun, engaging 4th of july theme
- This September, you’ve got to try these fun apple themed activities for Johnny Appleseed Day Activities
- Dive in and learn about animals under the sea with this oceans theme
- For a week that’s out of this world, check out the ideas in this space theme
- Get ready for St Patty’s day in March with these creative St Patrick’s Day Theme
- Learn about the pilgrims in this creative Thanksgiving Unit Study
- Celebrate Earth day in April with this Tree Theme perfect for spring
- Roses are red, violets are blue, learning is fun, with Valentines Day themes
- Rain, snow, sleet, and hail – discover fascinating facts in this weather theme
- Bird watching is lots of fun with this bird theme
- It may be COLD outside, but inside it is warm and toasty as kids learn with this winter theme
- Discover some amazing animals in this fun zoo theme with hundreds of fun and clever activities
- Find all our weekly themes here or explore our preschool weekly themes for 50 more exciting weekly unit studies.