Take Home Activities

Looking for something FUN to do with your kids on a rainy Saturday afternoon? Here is a perfect list of fun, hands-on, educational activities that are perfect regardless of the day...or weather!

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.

Cooking Using Nutritious Commodities

  • Grade Level: 4th - 5th Grade
  • Description: Students make ham-apple-cheese quesadillas in class and identify under which portions of the food pyramid each ingredient falls.

Make Your Own Rain Gauge!

  • Grade Levels: 3rd – 5th Grade
  • Description: Students create their own rain gauge to determine the amount of rainfall in a given time. Optional extension activities are included.

My Miniature Greenhouse

  • Grade Level: 3rd – 5th Grade
  • Description: Students create a personal herb garden in a soda bottle. Students explore the necessary components for plant growth.

Seed Starter

  • Grade Level: Up to 5th Grade
  • Description: Students engage in a lab in which they create plastic-glove window boxes to observe the process involved in starting seeds.

Shapes on the Farm

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

Ice Cream in a Bag Science Activity

  • Grade Level: Up to 5th Grade
  • Description: Turn your home kitchen into a fun science lab as you explore chemistry with this fun, delicious activity. Using common household items and a mess-free method, you will make some delicious ice cream to enjoy as a family.