Have fun spotting animals, birds, people, farmyard buildings and items - and then answering our question sheet about what you have spotted! You could also use this I Spy page for an I Spy game, to spark conversation, to learn vocabulary and so on.
Here are some fun puzzles for the kids, to complement your Farmyard topic.
Close observation is needed by children to see what is missing so they can complete the tractor on our fun printable puzzle.
If you think of all the animals you might find on a farm, and the crops, and the equipment, and the people and buildings, can you come up with a word for each letter of the alphabet? That's what this puzzle asks the kids to do!
Here's a puzzle with a difference to try with the kids. Starting with the shaded letter on each grid, draw a path from one letter to the next to make a sentence. The two unused letters on each grid will make a word with a farm animal theme...
Here's a fun crossword that would be a great activity to try after a farm visit! Can the children solve the crossword using the clues provided?
Can the kids help the farmer find his way to his tractor in this printable farm maze? One of three, this is the easiest...
The aim of this farm themed maze is to help the farmer find his tractor! We've included the solution below too...
Can you help the farmer find his way through the maze to his tractor? The most difficult of our three printable farm mazes at Activity Village...
Hunt for the farm words in this simple word search puzzle for kids - quick to print and lots of fun!
Our farmer grid copy will encourage observation and pencil control as children try to copt the picture using the grid lines to help.
Boggler puzzles can be enjoyed by a range of ages and this farmyard boggler puzzle is perfect for any sort of farm topic. There are a number of farm-themed words hidden in the puzzle as a "bonus" for the kids to find...
It is possible to make a surprising number of smaller words using the letters in the word FARMYARD if you put your mind to it! Of course you are rather limited with vowels. Give it a go using this printable.
Our farmyard path puzzle is a fun way to practice early maths skills. We have 3 versions of this simple addition puzzle for you; addition to 10, addition to 15 and a blank version to add your own numbers.
The second of our farmyard path puzzles tests addition to 15 or addition to 20. There is also a blank version for you to add your own numbers.
If the children know their alphabet, it will be no trouble to help the farmer reach his tractor in this stepping stones puzzle!
Children can practise their odds and evens with this farmyard stepping stone puzzle. Just make sure they hop on the right squares to get from the sheep to the lamb successfully!
Skip counting by 10 is fun at the best of times, but it is even more fun when you have a chicken and a chick like these in our stepping stone puzzle to motivate you!
The 12 x times is always daunting for kids, but here's a fun way to practise skip counting in 12s. Can the children hop across the stepping stones correctly?
2, 4, 6, 8 ... that's the way to hop over the stepping stones in this fun farmyard puzzle! It's a fun way to reinforce skip counting by 2...
How are the kids with their 3 times table? Here's a fun way to find out! Hop between the duck and the duckling on this stepping stone puzzle based on skip counting by 3...
Here's a stepping stone puzzle designed to reinforce your child's knowledge of the 4 x table. They need to hop across the stepping stones by skip counting in 4.
5, 10, 15, 20 - skip counting in 5s is fun, especially if you have a stepping stone puzzle like this one, with two cute cows to moo you on!
Skip count by 6 succcessfully and you'll find an easy path across the stepping stones in this farmyard themed stepping stones puzzle.
The 7 x table is quite a tricky one to learn, but it's all the more fun if you have a stepping stone puzzle to practise with - especially one with a farmyard theme!
Here's a slightly different way for the children to practise their 8 times table - in the form of a stepping stone puzzle!
The children need to help the duck reach the duckling by skip counting in 9s across the stepping stones in this fun skip counting puzzle...
Reinforce the kids' understanding of vowels and consonants with this farmyard themed stepping stone puzzle.
This poor little piglet is lost! Can the children help his mother find him through the maze? This is one of our medium difficulty mazes.
The kids can have fun joining the dots on the tractor pictures and practising their times tables at the same time! Choose from 2s to 10s below.
Our tractor grid copy is a perfect rainy day activity to complement a farm or harvest project, or just for children who love tractors. Follow the squares to copy over the tractor, looking out for little details.