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EHS Farm Animals

Changes to Environment

Plastic Farm Animals Barn Books about farm animals Farm Animal Stamps Farm Animal Cookie Cutters Pictures of Farm Animals Hay Berry basket Straw Hat, Overalls, Boots, Gloves, flannel shirt Wagon Cow Bell Farm Animal Costumes and Dress Up Items Stuffed Farm Animals Farm animal puppets Tractor Egg cartons Plastic eggs ​Scale Water table: wash board, red/white checkered wash clothes, bubbles, etc Sensory table: fine hay, plastic farm animals, berry basket, etc

Teaching Concepts for Indoor Experiences

1. Animal Scenes (refer to Learn Every Day vol. 2 pg. 316) 2. Animal Sounds (refer to Learn Every Day vol. 2 pg. 317) 3. Colorful Cows (refer to Learn Every Day vol. 2 pg. 317) 4. Good Morning! Hello! (refer to Learn Every Day vol. 2 pg. 319) 5. Animal Tails (refer to Learn Every Day vol. 2 pg. 320) 6. Barnyard Buddies (refer to Learn Every Day vol. 2 pg. 321) 7. Farm Animal Photograph Match (refer to Learn Every Day vol.2 pg. 321) 8. Farm Scene (refer to Learn Every Day vol. 2 pg. 322) 9. Milk From Cows (Nutrition Activity) (refer to Learn Every Day vol.2 pg. 326) 10. Mother Baby Match (refer to Learn Every Day vol. 2 pg. 327) 11. Where Do Cows Live? (refer to Learn Every Day vol. 2 pg 328) 12. Paint with hay 13. Make animal prints in the play dough using plastic animals 14. Dress up like farmer, use puppets and pretend play 15. Put eggs in egg carton

Teaching Concepts for Outdoor  Experiences

1. Farm Animal Parade (refer to Learn Every Day vol. 2 pg. 318) 2. Follow That Animal (refer to Learn Every Day vol. 2 pg. 323) 3. Move like your favorite farm animal 4. Follow the farm animal tracks

Teaching Concepts for Music Movement Wellness IMIL

1. Old McDonald Had A Farm 2. Cows in the Barn (tune: The Wheels on the Bus) The cows in the barn go moo, moo, moo, Moo, moo, moo, Moo, moo, moo. The cows in the barn go moo, moo, moo, Moo, moo all day long. …..ducks in the pond go quack, quack, quack… …..sheep in the field go baa, baa, baa… …..piggies in their pens go oink, oink, oink… 3. Who Says Moo Moo (tune: The Muffin Man) Oh, do you know who says “Moo, Moo?” Who says “Moo, Moo?”  Who says “Moo, Moo?” Oh, do you know who says “Moo, Moo?” The milk cow says “Moo, Moo”. Oh, do you know who gives us milk, Who gives us milk, who gives us milk? Oh, do you know who gives us milk? The milk cow gives us milk. 4. Down on Grandpa’s Farm We’re on our way We’re on our way, on our way to Grandpa’s farm We’re on our way We’re on our way, on our way to Grandpa’s farm Down on Grandpa’s farm there is a big brown cow Down on Grandpa’s farm there is a big brown cow That cow she makes a sound like this – Moo That cow she makes a sound like this – Moo (Continue song with other animals you would see on a farm) 5. The Farmer in The Dell

Teaching Concepts for Fingerplays

1. BINGO 2. Two Mother Pigs Two mother pigs lived in a pen (show thumbs) Each had four babies, and that made ten (show fingers and thumbs) These four babies were soft and pink (hold up one hand, four fingers up) These four babies were black as ink (hold up other hand, four fingers up) All eight babies loved to play And they rolled, and they rolled, in the mud all day. (roll hands over each other) At night, with their mothers, they curled up in a heap, (make fists) And squealed and squealed until they went…to…sleep. (turn fists over, palms up) 3. Ten Fluffy Chicks Five eggs and five eggs, that makes ten. (hold up two hands) Sitting on top is mother hen. (fold one hand over the other) Crackle, crackle, crackle What do I see? (hold hand above eyes) Ten fluffy chicks, as yellow as can be! (hold up ten fingers and wiggle) 4. This Little Piggy 5. Three Little Ducks That I Once Knew

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