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World Read Aloud Day

Happy World Read Aloud Day! Although we farm folk primarily focus on getting kids outside and moving around – we also LOVE to get everyone reading. After all, books are such a great way of understanding animals and the outdoors.

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Latest Virtual Learning Videos

With our Head Start friends still unable to come up to the farm, we continue to make virtual learning videos for them! Take some time to watch these and share them with your youngest friends! Rainy Day The whole farm

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‘Look Closely!’ Activity Book

We have a new farm book! Joy (our Barn Manager) created this interactive book, complete with rhymes and nature-themed hidden pictures. The idea for this little book started with a little boy named Jack. Jack is Joy’s little grandson. Whenever

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StoryTime: “Please Take Me for a Walk”

  This month for our Third Thursday Storytime, we read ‘Please Take Me for a Walk’ by Susan Gal. It is a delightful story of a little dog who just wants to go for a walk. The doggie asks again

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New Virtual Learning Videos

As our preschoolers are still not able to come visit the farm at this time, we are making more distance learning videos to share with them. The children in both the physical and virtual classrooms have been enjoying their small

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Third Thursdays at ThorpeWood

We are so delighted to announce the return of Third Thursdays at ThorpeWood, a nature-themed storytime event. In years past, this event was held in our ‘tree room’ in front of our beautiful tree mural. Stories were read by different

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Summer Camp Farm Worksheets

Since we are unable to have kids out to the farm this summer for programming, we are doing our best to engage them from afar! In addition to our many distance learning videos (which you can find here), we have

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International Mud Day!

Happy International Mud Day, everyone!   Around the farm, mud is an important part of life. Besides being a great place to roll (if you’re a horse) or a terrific spot to find worms (if you’re a chicken), mud is

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Make Friends with a Tree

In many of our lessons around the farm, we encourage our visitors to see the rocks, trees and animals around us as sentient beings, deserving of our love and attention. Though this comes naturally with dogs and horses, some among

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More Distance Learning Videos!

As schools continue to be closed for the time being, we are making every effort to still engage our Head Start friends in life on the farm. They may not be able to come visit in person, so instead, we

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