Spring is a great time to learn all about what life on a farm is like! Take your students on a fun and informative farm virtual field trip to learn about animals, farmers, barns, and more! Perfect for preschool, kindergarten, and first grade.
Learning about different animals while seeing them up close is really exciting for students! Even if you can’t go TO an actual farm, you can bring a farm to your students! That’s why we have comprised some of the best videos, live pictures, tours, songs, and more for your class to get the whole experience! These are all teacher-approved and age-appropriate for your preschool, kindergarten, and first-grade classrooms. Keep reading to go on an adventure!
This article goes well with these Simply Kinder resources:
Farm Research Report
Start your farm unit off with this informative and creative farm animal research unit! Learn all about pigs, horses, cows, chickens, and goats with these close-read reports that include a craft cover page, graphic organizers, and many different writing pages! Your students will love learning about these animals and you will love all the important educational skills they are learning! Click here to get it now! Then come back and explore even more about these fun farm animals!
Of course, students always love starting with a song! Check out this super cute Jack Hartmann music video for “All Around the Farm!”
Every preschool, kindergarten, and first-grader knows the song, “Old MacDonald Had a Farm”, so they will love singing along before getting to see some real-life farms!
Farm Virtual Field Trip
Visit a real farm in this 9-minute video while students collect eggs, measure a pony, and milk a goat!
This cute video explores a young child who wants to be a farmer when he grows up and talks about everything he would do as a farmer!
Fun on the farm with cows, horses, pigs, chickens, ducks, goats, roosters, rabbits, foxes, and more. There is no talking in this video, it’s just a quick video look at lots of different animals on an actual farm!
Beautiful views from a farm with even more farm animals, including exotic animals like llamas and alpacas!
Farm Animals Virtual Field Trip
Check out live cam views from Wisconsin Pasture in Watkins Glen, NY! There are cows, sheep, turkeys, and more! Click here for the link to view all the different cameras!
Here are some real-life pictures from visiting a farm:
We hope you and your students loved this farm virtual field trip! Be sure to visit us on our Simply Kinder Teacher Group Facebook page to share any other ideas you may have!
This post was written by Johanna, an experienced early elementary teacher who loves learning about new teaching ideas for preschool, kindergarten, and first grade!