Around the Farm Scavenger Hunt
Taking a trip to a local farm? Bring along this farm scavenger hunt and encourage your kids to explore the farm in a hands-on, interactive way. Do you own a local farm? Tweak this list to include farm animals and farm tools that are on your property and make it available to your farm visitors. Scavenger hunts are a great way to get out on the farm and learn about the farm.
Farm Scavenger Hunt List
- Find three different kinds of animal scat
- Find a feather. What animal did it come from?
- Find a freshly laid egg
- Count the stalls in the barn. How many stalls are there?
- Look for a tuft of fur - what animal is it from?
- Find a shovel
- Climb up on a tractor and honk the horn
- Find the compost pile. What makes compost?
- Look for three different types of flowers
- Find an animal with two legs
- Find an animal with four legs
- Find an animal without a beak. What animal did you find?
- Find an animal track. What animal made this track?
- Find an animal that is the same height as you
- Look for a pair of rubber boots
- Listen for five different animal sounds
- Give a handful of feed to a goat. What do goats eat?
- Find a rake
- Count the different types of animals on this farm. How many are there?
- Name four vegetables that are planted in the garden
- How many toes does a chicken have?
- Shake hands with a farmer!
- What is the name of your favorite farm animal?
- Find a hose. Where is the water going?
- Does this farm have horses? Pet one of them!
- Does the barn have a loft? Climb the ladder and see what’s up there!
- Find three different types of seeds
- What is the largest animal on the farm?
- What is the smallest animal on the farm?
- Find a non-domesticated animal here on the farm
- Find an animal that has hooves
- Stand beside the largest piece of farm machinery that you can find. What does this machine do on the farm?
- Shhh. Listen. Who is the noisiest animal on the farm?
- Where do the cows get milked?
Have fun with your trip to the farm as it is a wonderful place for kids to explore and a great teaching location for interactive activities.
Heading out to the Farmer’s Market? Take this farmer’s market game along!
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