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Proverbs 22:6 – Train up a child in the way he should go, even when he is old, he will not depart from it.

Farm Theme

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Recommended Books:

  • Farm by Elisha Cooper
  • Farming by Gail Gibbons
  • The Rusty, Trusty Tractor by Joy Cowley
  • Color Farm by Lois Ehlert
  • Farm Flu by Teresa Bateman
  • The Cow Loves Cookies by Karma Wilson
  • A Year In The Country by Douglas Florian
  • Herd Of Cows! Flock Of Sheep! by Rick Walton
  • Rooster Can’t Cock-a-Doodle-Doo by Karen Rostoker-Gruber
  • An Edible Alphabet: 26 Reasons To Love A Farm by Carol Watterson

Vocabulary Target Words: animals, barn, country, crops, farm, farmer, harvest, land, rural, tractor

Lesson Ideas:

  • What’s in a farm? animals, buildings, crops, family, etc.
  • Discuss farm animals
  • Where does food come from?
  • Is is a vegetable or fruit?
  • Crops/Gardening: from seeds to plant
  • Teach about the Farmers’ Almanac
  • A day in the life of a farmer (chores and responsibilities)
  • Role of animals: companion, worker, food source
  • Weather impacts on farms: drought or storms
  • Types of farms: dairy, orchard, market garden, organic, tree, etc.

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farm = la granja


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