Spring was my favorite season growing up on a farm. And spring is a great time for a farm unit with a mixture of indoor- and outdoor activities. I love farm units in the summer, too. Of course, a farm unit is fun at any time of the year.
A Montessori-inspired farm theme fits well with Montessori education’s emphasis on real-life work. There are even Montessori schools that were created with the theme of providing real-life farm experiences. And many Montessori schools provide a few farm experiences in the middle of a city. When I taught at Tempe Montessori School in the late 1970s, the school had a sheep in part of the school’s large backyard.
Here are some wonderful activities for a Montessori-inspired farm unit I found online that work well at home or school.
Montessori-Inspired Farm Activities
Farm Animal Matching (Photo from Montessori Moments – the blog is no longer available)
Farmyard Families and Farm Animal Matching Cards (free printable cards) from The Helpful Garden
Farm Animal Nomenclature (free printable cards) from Montessori for Everyone
Farm Printables (purple links are free) from Montesori Materials
Matching Farm Animals with Miss Ava from Making Montessori Ours
C is for Cow Farm Unit (with free printable) at Living Life Intentionally
Farm Theme from Discovery Days and Montessori Moments
Tot Time – Fun on the Farm from Homeschool Mo
Farm Sensory Tub from Carrots Are Orange
Farm Unit from Five Hazelnuts
Counting with Grain Bins from hands on : as we grow
Corn Unit Study (my roundup post)
Grain Matching (Photo from United Montessori Association – that specific blog post is no longer available)
Erdkinder – The Montessori Answer to Adolescence from Montessori for Everyone
My other farm posts: Safari Ltd. Farm TOOBS and Keys, Free Farm Printables and Montessori-Inspired Activities Using Farm Replicas and Printables, 40+ Farm Sensory Tubs, Inexpensive, Simple-to-Prepare Montessori Grammar Farm, Farm Unit Study Pinterest Board
Farm Unit Study Pinterest Board
I have a Farm Unit Study Pinterest board with activities of all types.
Have you done many farm activities at your home or school?
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