Activity Sheets

Here are some fun, downloadable activities to complete with your child or as a family. Print a couple for your next long car trip and learn a little about agriculture along the way!

Agricultural Mechanics Master

  • Grade Level: 4th - 5th Grade
  • Description: Students discover simple machines and the important role they play in the work farmers and ranchers do each day.

Animal Agriculture: A Nutritious Choice

     
  • Grade Level: 4th Grade 
  • Description: Students use the nutritional information about several common meat dishes to solve math problems related to nutritional value. Problems reinforce the value and nutrition provided by animal agriculture products.

Be the Farmer! Math Word Problems Challenge

     
  • Grade Level: 4th Grade 
  • Description: Students complete a series of math word problems illustrating planting, germination, and growth.

A Day in the Life

     
  • Grade Level: 5th Grade 
  • Description: Students evaluate an illustration and brief bio about a beef cattle producer. Students work to identify all of the stewardship practices demonstrated.

Car Trip Bingo

     
  • Grade Level: Up to 5th Grade 
  • Description: Students receive a bingo card and fill in squares when they see examples of agriculture, such as a corn field, horses, chickens, etc.

Commodity Crossword

     
  • Grade Level: 3rd – 5th Grade 
  • Description: Complete a fun crossword puzzle that connects commodities, trade vocabulary and growing conditions to geography and English Language Arts.

Farmers Market Math Quest

     
  • Grade Level: 3rd – 5th Grade 
  • Description: Students must work within a budget given to buy enough food for a delicious and nutritious meal at a “farmers market.”

GPS Maze

     
  • Grade Level: 5th Grade 
  • Description: Students solve a maze and math problems to reinforce multiplication and division skills.

Harvesting Image Match

     
  • Grade Level: 4th Grade 
  • Description: Students match images and descriptions of harvesting equipment to the commodity harvested. Students use math skills to complete math problems, which calculate potential yield and the number of times the commodity can be harvested.

Job Match and Evaluation

     
  • Grade Level: 3rd – 5th Grade 
  • Description: Students rank jobs in order of most to least desirable and write a paragraph explaining how they selected their most/least desirable job.

Persuasive Scenario Evaluation

     
  • Grade Level: 5th Grade 
  • Description: Students choose from 3 scenarios (i.e. nursery production facility, corn farm, cattle ranch) and write a persuasive essay on why their scenario needs water. Students end up realizing that many entities need water, which is why we must conserve!

Production Fill-In

     
  • Grade Level: 4th and 5th Grade 
  • Description: Students use a word bank to complete several statements with missing words to discover the answer to an intriguing riddle.

Sweet Pollination

     
  • Grade Level: 5th Grade 
  • Description: Students evaluate an image of a bee pollinating crops and label the steps in pollination.

Shapes on the Farm

  • Grade Level: Pre-K - K
  • Description: Identify common shapes as you color a farm picture.

Word Sleuth

     
  • Grade Level: 4th Grade 
  • Description: Exercise your artistic ability while becoming a first rate word sleuth in this fun coloring activity. As you color in the picture, find hidden letters and unscramble to solve an important riddle.