Category: Head Start

Noodle Horse Makeover

Our pool noodle horses are some of our lesser-known herd members, but are part of the family nonetheless. These creatures were brought to life back in the summer of 2017 and have been a part of our programs ever since. Our Head Start preschoolers so enjoy riding through our riding ring atop them! The pool Read More »

Back to School

Happy first day of school to all our friends at Frederick County Public Schools! A number of our Head Start students are heading back into the classrooms soon and we wish them well! We are so excited to bring our outdoor programming to them in new ways this year as they aren’t able to come Read More »

The Adventures of Flat Fandi (Part III)

As announced earlier this summer, Flat Fandi is back with our Head Start friends! With some students at summer camp and others being visited by teachers at home, about 120 of our Head Start friends are getting to see their old pal Flat Fandi again! We, of course, have asked for photos of these reunions Read More »

Latest Batch of Distance Learning Videos

Through the summer, we have continued to make videos for all of our Head Start friends who missed out on so much farm time this spring and summer. This latest batch of distance learning videos features our chickens, goats, a read-aloud story and a favorite tree from the farm! We have sent Head Start a Read More »

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 also created a few farm worksheets to accompany the videos and remind the kids of Read More »

Flat Fandi Goes to Summer Camp!

Many of our Head Start friends are heading to summer camp this week, but unfortunately will not be able to safely come to the farm for programming. To make up for this, we have sent Flat Fandi in our stead. If you don’t know who Flat Fandi is, check out this blog for his introduction! Read More »

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 also a mighty fine addition to the life of us humans! I am a particular Read More »

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 are having virtual visits together through our farm videos! We try to hit on different Read More »