Farmer for the Day (formerly Learn & Grow Discovery Farm)


Farmer for the Day

(formerly Learn & Grow Discovery Farm)

Recommended for preschool-3rd grade

 

Summer Edition
June 11 – July 26, 2019 (No Tours Week of July 4)
Tuesday – Friday

Walk-in tours for 10 or less Tuesday – Friday

 

Spring Edition
March 30 – April 24, 2020
Monday – Friday

 

 

Cost:
$10.00 per person includes tax
Two teachers per class are admitted free
Minimum of 10 paying guests, By Appt.

Description:
The Farmer For The Day Tour gives children the experience of a day in the life of a farmer. Our purpose
of this tour is to enhance a child’s understanding of the hard work and dedication it takes to be a farmer.
Participates will “work” around the farm experiencing various interactive learning stations. From each
station, participants will gather products and eventually “sell” them at our farmer market where they will
earn a Patterson Farm Buck that is redeemable for ice cream or water from our market. This tour follows
the Core Curriculum and will last approximately one hour.

Tour Includes:
• Barnyard Theater with DVD Presentation
• Interactive Learning Stations
o The Barnyard- Animal Life
o Insect Garden (Friend or Foe)
o The Bee Barn- Pollination
o The Vegetable Garden
o The Apple Orchard
o The Dairy Barn/The Chicken Coop
o The Planting Shed- Parts of a Plant
o Compost, Trash, or Recycle
o The Farmers Market- Participants “sell” the products they gathered while “working” on the farm, and will earn a Patterson Farm Buck that is redeemable for ice cream or water from our market.
• Farm Fun take away to reinforce lessons learned
• Just For Teachers: Pre and Post activities to reinforce tour activities.

*All tours include access to Pawpaw Carl’s Playground and Picnic Area for participates to enjoy before or
after their tour.

For more information about our Educational Field Trip offerings please check out our 2018-2019 Educational Tour Brochure.

Combo Tours
$16.00 (includes tax) Learn & Grow Discovery with Geocaching Adventure
$16.00 (includes tax) Learn & Grow Discovery with Treasure Mining

Pre-K Learn & Grow Farm Tour (PDF)

Common Core Standards for Kindergarten (PDF)

Common Core Standards for First Grade (PDF)

Learn and Grow Confirmation Packet (PDF)

 


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