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Video SeriesShort and Sweet Home Learning

We know you are being overwhelmed with lessons so we will keep it short and sweet..

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Nancy Kreith with University of Illinois Extension teaches all about worms and demonstrates how to easily construct your own worm composting bin.



Soil Ag Mag


Friday, April 3 and Farmer Blake is going to teach us about caring for animals on the farm



View interactive Corn 

Ag Mag here




View interactive Soybean

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You need someplace for all your animals to live...

look in the recycle bin or craft drawer for items to turn into a barn and silo for your farm friends


What's a silo you ask?  Click here for the answer



Farmers have a lot of duties on the farm. Click on the hat to enjoy a lesson that explores all the hats a farmer wears to make their farm run. 


Make a job spinner here



What hats are you wearing to help during this challenging time?

Click on the image to make your own spinner






It's April Fools' Day and we are horsing around with Farmer Blake



View interactive Horse 

Ag May Here


Add a footprint horse to your farm 



Enjoy this HANDS-On activity on how to measure a horse



Monday, March 30, we explore

dairy cows with Farmer Blake





View interactive Dairy Ag Mag here



Play Dairy Kahoot here...

no need to download an app!




Science is Fun!

Enjoy this STEM activity with simple ingredients from the kitchen


Milk Explosion





Ever wonder where your milk came from?


Grab your milk carton and track it here! 




Thursday, April 2 and Farmer Blake is teaching us about chickens





View interactive Poultry

Ag Mag Here


No farm is complete without chickens!  

Grab some paper plates, trace your hand for the comb and don't forget to draw on a wattle



Check out these Eggellent lessons


Cook up some fun


Tuesday, March 31, we explore MORE about Cows with Farmer Blake



View interactive Livestock

Ag Mag here




Make an udderly adorable family of cows to keep you company.  

Simply trace your shoe, add ears and a face.  Don't forget to add an ear tag so you can identify your cow.





Got Guts?

Investigate the ruminant digestive system.




Chew it Twice


More about Cows



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