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No matter where you live, you can learn all about the amazing things that happen on farms. Farm Anatomy Activities for Kids combines the joy of hands-on experiments and activities with easy-to-understand lessons that teach you all about farm life.

This farm anatomy activity book helps you think more like a farmer and understand how nature, crops, and animals shape the way we live. You’ll learn about all the different parts of a farm, the plants and animals you might find there, and how farms create the food you eat and the material for the clothes you wear.

Farm Anatomy Activities for Kids includes:

  • Educational lessons―Learn about the various parts of a farm, how they raise plants and animals, and the ways farms connect to your daily life no matter where you live.
  • Ways to play―Try out cool experiments like growing crops without soil or making a mason bee house.
  • Journal prompts―Reflect on what you’ve learned about farm anatomy with the thoughtful writing prompts paired with each activity.

Take kids on an educational journey down to the farm without ever leaving home.

 

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This fun hands-on activity is a great way for students to learn about germination and watch grass grow. Students fill a nylon full of soil, a sprinkle of grass seed, and watch as their buddy grows “hair”.  Click here for the lesson. Soil is not provided with this kit.

Turf Buddy Birth Certificate 

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Grow a bean in a bag using water beads! Each water bead is colored and represents the needs of plant for growth and development. This kit does not need to be returned. 

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The Tree Farmer

Chuck Leavell

A Grandson confronts his Grandfather, a tree farmer, about how he can grow trees with so much love and care, only to cut them down. But as they walk together through the trees, they discover the majesty of the forest and enjoy the life journey of each tree. The Tree Farmer takes young readers on a magical journey through the forest, in a tale of the gifts of trees and our responsibility to care for trees, generation to generation. The companion book to The Gift of Trees lesson plan and The Gift of Trees Kit. Please check the kit out separately from the book.

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In this kit, students learn what a plant need to grow and thrive, represented by a growing bracelet; each different colored bead is what a plant needs to live, and pipe-cleaner is the plant. Click here for the downloadable lesson plan.  This kit includes one pipe-cleaner and six different colored beads per student.

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101 Common Mosses, Liverworts & Lichens of the Olympic Peninsula

Martin Hutten, Karen Hutten, Andrea Woodward

This fun field guide will help students learn about the many different types of mosses, liverworts and lichens! The descriptions are very user friendly and include up-close pictures of each different plant form with details on their purpose and where they can be found. This item will need to be returned.

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This revised and updated publication is designed to assist forest landowners, land managers, students, and educators in understanding how forests provide habitat for different wildlife and plant species. It describes the specific habitat requirements of selected species found in forested habitats across all ecoregions in Oregon. It provides teachers and students a way to learn more about wildlife species and the forest habitats they use and helps landowners and land managers determine what species to include in their management plans.

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Seed, Soil, Sun

Cris Peterson

Seed. Soil. Sun. With these simple ingredients, nature creates our food. This beautifully written book by Cris Peterson, brings both wonder and clarity to the subject of agriculture, celebrating the cycle of growth, harvest, and renewal. The photography that conveys this story is a perfect fit for this story. The companion book to the Seed, Soil, Sun lesson plan and the Seed, Soil, Sun Kit. Please check the kit out separately.

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La primavera ha llegado y el polen se siente en el aire. Al bebé Oso no le gusta el polen – se le pega en su pelaje y lo hace tener comezón y estornudar. ¡Él es alérgico! ¡Achís! Desearía que el polen no existiera. Cuando sus amigos se reúnen para decirle por qué nececitan el polen, el bebé Oso aprende que el polen es bueno para el bosque y que provee alimento para muchos animales, ¡que lo incluyen a él! El polen puede ser algo que todos odiemos pero, ¿realmente podemos sobrevivir sin él? Esta historia explica por qué lo necesitamos.

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Achoo! Why Pollen Counts

Shennen Bersani

Spring has arrived and pollen is in the air. Baby Bear does not like the pollen-it sticks to his fur and makes him itchy and sneezy. He’s allergic! Achoo! He just wishes the pollen were gone. When his friends gather to tell him why they need pollen, Baby Bear learns that pollen is good for the forest and provides food for many animals, including him! Pollen might be something we all love to hate, but can we really live without it? This story explains why we need it. This title is also available in Spanish.

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