Down on the Farm

This TopicQuest was designed for Ms. O'Quinn's Kindergarten Class at Dewar Elementary School By (Jeanna Clinkscales), a Valdosta State University Preservice Teacher
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"The barn doors are always open . . . come and learn!"


Have you ever thought about all of the animals that you can see on a farm?  Do you think it would be fun to visit a farm and see all of the animals?  By using these web sites, you can learn all about farm animals. Let's go learn "Down on the Farm"!



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How would you like to visit a farm?  Take this online tour of an actual farm!  The photos will help you recognize real farm animals!

 

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Go to this amazing website to find out All About Farm Animals.  Click on the name or the picture to find more links to information about that animal.


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Do you want to learn about farm animal sounds?
What sound does a cow make? What does a horse sound like?
Find out!! Scroll down to the picture with the chicken playing the horn.  Click on the colored words next to that picture.
 



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If you like to color then visit these awesome farm coloring pages.  Just Click on the animal that you are interested in and print it out to color!


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Have you ever thought about making a farm animal out of a toilet paper roll? Find that and other interesting Farm Animal Activities here.



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Do you know what farm animals are called when they are babies?  Take a look at these farm babies to learn a little more about barnyard buddies!

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At the  Davis Farmland  you can look through the kids fun pages and work through the interesting information.  Find out more about the endangered animals they are working to protect.


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Do you know which animals belong on a farm and which belong in the zoo?  Do you know what sounds the animals make? Go to this site and you can even read a story about Elmo on a farm!


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If you like to play games or have fun with different activities then visit this farm animals activity website.



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Lets Learn About Farm Animals!  At this web site you can learn about four specific farm animals: cows, pigs, sheep, and chickens.  Click on the name to learn what these animals do.

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Do you want to learn more about farm animals? Click HERE to go to the E-Library!





Mission Project
Imagine that you are a farmer.  What kind of animals would you like to have on your farm?  Let's look and see why these animals are on a farm and what they do on the farm.  Why are these animals so important to the farmer?  We will look at different farm animals and you will pick 2 animals that you think would be important to you if you were a farmer.  Then draw a picture of the two animals you picked and then tell me why you picked those 2 animals.

Mission Steps
1. Visit the website that tells us what different animals are on a farm and what those animals do.

2. What are some of the animals that you saw and read about?  Think back to the animals that you liked the best and think about what they did on the farm.  Pick out 2 animals that you would want on your farm.

3.  When you have decided what animals you want on your farm, draw a picture of these animals. Tell your teacher why you picked these animals.  Your teacher will write down on the back of your paper why you picked these animals.

4. Give your papers to your teacher and she will look over them and then publish them on the internet.



My Homepage

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jrclinks@valdosta.edu

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TopicQuest Lesson Plan
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VSU TopicQuest Pages

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