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Farm Trunks Update

Our farm trunks have been circulating in the Frederick County Head Start classrooms for seven weeks now, and the consensus is clear: everyone LOVES the farm trunks! Each week, we are inundated with photos and feedback from the teachers. We

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Farm Trunk Debut

ThorpeWood has debuted our full line of Farm Trunks, which are now circulating between all of the Frederick County Head Start classes. Inspired by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Education Trunks, our trunks cover many farm and nature

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March Farm Mail

We continue to send ‘farm mail’ to our Head Start students! These little bits of love from the farm are delivered to the county’s Head Start classrooms about once a week. We also send ‘farm mail’ to the children in

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Farm Trunks

Inspired by the Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Education Trunk, we have created a new kind of farm mail: Farm Trunks! Farm Trunks are old metal toolboxes filled with different nature-themed classroom fun. For example, our first farm trunk, which

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Recent Farm Mail

Since the beginning of the school year, we farm folk have committed to creating and dropping off ‘farm mail’ at all of the county’s Head Start classes each week (except when the snow stops us!). The past two months have

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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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Recent Farm Mail

We have been having so much fun making and delivering farm mail to all of our Head Start friends! Each week, we drive around Frederick and Emmitsburg to make our rounds of all the classrooms – two classes at Frederick

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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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Farm Mail (with Dizzy and Daphne)

For our third week of farm mail deliveries, we brought our two silkie hens, Dizzy and Daphne to join in the fun! Our items of farm fun included a laminated class copy of our latest book, The Farm Alphabet (read

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Farm Mail: Week One

As of now, we are unable to visit our Head Start friends in their classrooms due to Head Start licensing visitor policy during Covid-19. However, we are allowed to drop things off for them, so we have created the farm

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