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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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New Farm Comic!

Our latest book has no words at all. Nope, not even a title. Instead, it is a comic strip that goes along with one of our recent videos ‘Let’s Ride a Horse.’ As our young preschoolers are a little ways

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New Farm Story: The Farm Alphabet

To expand our collection of farm stories, we ventured into the staple of every preschool classroom, the alphabet. Of course, we made this alphabet story farm-themed, with each letter representing something from the farm. Of course, some letters were a

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New Farm Story: Meet the Farm

As we prepare to go to Head Start classrooms in the coming weeks, we are so excited to unveil our latest book, Meet the Farm. As these kids haven’t been to the farm since last fall, we doubted how much

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Farm Story: Flat Fandi’s Travels

With all of our Head Start kids at home right now, we figured some empathetic kids might start worrying about how Flat Fandi is doing in the classroom, all alone. So, Joy wrote this story to alleviate any worries. Flat

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Farm Story: Flint’s Great Adventure

One of our favorite farm stories, Flint’s Great Adventure, is a staple of our third round of winter visits. The story is accompanied by painted wooden spoons which the children hit together to mimic the ‘clip-clop’ sound of Flint the

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Farm Story: Fandi Needs a Doctor

At our farm, we hope to teach our preschool ‘friends’ empathy for our animals. A great part of that is showing how very similar we are to animals, and vice versa. We do this in our everyday interactions with our

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Farm Story: Count Around the Farm

Count Around the Farm is one of our classic stories that we bring to Head Start classrooms during our winter visits. This story not only helps our preschool ‘friends’ to remember our farm animals and our property, but it also

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Farm Story: What’s That Sound?

Here is another one of our farm stories, written by me and our barn manager, Joy. This story was inspired by a chance meeting with a turtle while out riding on Bylgia. Afterward, we crafted this story and now use

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New Story: The Worry Stone

We have a new story! As we are in the middle of our Head Start summer camp, this story is just in time for our upcoming visit to the stream, where we read a story around the fire ring after

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