9 Fun Farm Animal Activities for Preschoolers and Big Kids

Which child doesn’t love farm animal?

These fun farm animal activities are not only easy to make but also stunning to displace at home or in your classroom.

Try one of these hands-on, counting, farm animal craft printables, or fine motor skills projects and combine them with a farm-themed animal educational lesson to teaching farm animals to preschoolers and toddlers.

Let’s dive right in our animal fun farm activities!

9 Farm Animal activities

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Farm Animal Crafts and Activities


As many of you know by now I m a mom of 3 little tigers and we live on a farm in Bavaria, Germany. From birth on all of my children are obsessed with our farm and everything that comes with it.

From all the different animals to the big tractors and harvesters. Every day the kids go for a tractor ride with their grandfather and while walking they visit all neighbor farmers to see their animals as well.


During the different seasons, my kids learn naturally when to plant the fields, how the different crops grow and when they will be harvested, and what the different field fruits are used for. We used to have bulls but now only hold pigs.

They help their grandfather to feed them and see them grow. We visit the cow farm next door and just recently were part of their corn harvest which they turned into cow food for the rest of the year.


My children are fortunate to learn through everyday life, they get the chance to see, feel, and participate. Nevertheless, you don’t need to have a farm at home to learn about farm animals and farming.

Just simply use the next nice weekend to visit a nearby farm, petting zoo or even many big pumpkin patches have farm animals during the fall.

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Farm Animal Books

After or prior to such fun family activities we love to go to the library and pick them related books so we can talk about what we saw or will see and end the weekend with a theme-related fun kids craft, STEM activity, or art project.


Here our favorite farm-related books:

But lets take a look at our fun farm animals activities for toddlers, preschoolers and big kids now. Here is the full list!

Farm Animal Activities

Feeding The Animals

The first and most fun farm animal-related activity is by far feed the farm animals activity.

Let’s be honest nothing will brighten your child’s day more than to get the chance to see the animals in real and be able to touch them and feed them.

Nevertheless, there might not be a chance to do that right now, therefore here some do at home farm animals project ideas for kids.

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The full step by step instructions of every activity can be found by clicking on the project title. Enjoy!

Farm Animal Dot Marker Printables

By Two Pink Peonies
Dot markers are all the fun without any of the mess. These free farm animal dot markers are great for learning about farm animals as well as developing hand-eye coordination. There is no sign up required to download this adorable farm animal art for preschoolers.

Do a dot farm printables

Farm Fall Sensory Bin

By Lil Tigers
Try this awesome corn fall sensory bin. Get your tractors out and have fun on the farm feeding the animals.

This corn craft is the perfect hand eye coordination and cross motor skill activity especially during fall. Therefore it makes the perfect farm animals activity for toddlers.

Corn Sensory Bin for Kids - Fun on the Farm

Fun on the Farm Corner Book Marks

By Red Ted Art
We love making corner bookmarks. They are great for fine motor skills and encourage reading.

Here is a set of adorable Farmyard Bookmark ideas!

Those are the perfect farm animal crafts for preschoolers. My favorite is this picky craft. Isn’t it cute?

farm corner bookmarks

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DIY Horse Favor Bags

By Lil Tigers
Create your own DIY horse party treat bags in a matter of minutes. All you need for this adorable horse craft for kids is a paper lunch bag and a handful crafts supplies.

DIY horse favor bags


Here are some more cute toddler farm animal activities to follow. What do you think so far?

Yellow Chick Paper Plate Craft

By Mom Wife Busy Life
Create this adorable yellow chick craft for preschooler with pom poms! This is a great activity to do with the kids when learning about farm animals!

Make sure to show us your pom pom farm animals afterwards.

chicken

Farm Animal Party Treats

By The Inspiration Edit
Today we have a super fun farm animal themed party food idea. If your little one is loving barn animals, is a fan of Donkeys, or your teaching an “on the farm” unit at preschool, this could be a great farm animal themed activity to do with the kids.

Are not these farm animals decorating ideas cute?

horse treats

Farm Animals Word Search

By Maple Planners
Free Printable Farm Animals Word Search to help your kids learn all about the farm animals as well as learn how to spell their names.

Free Fall Cutting Printables

By Simply Full of Delight
Practice those cutting skills with these adorable printables! Fill the tractor’s wagon with pumpkins and cut the lines to help the farmer with the harvest!

farm educational printables

DIY Old MacDonald Toy Farm Animals

By Danya Banya
Make your own peg farm animals. Perfect for singing nursery rhymes like Old MacDonald Had A Farm, or for farm-themed play.

farm animal toys


Pine Cone Farm Animals: Pig, Cow, Lamp, Rooster, Chick

By Manda Panda Projects
Make farm animals out of pine cones with just a few basic supplies.

Pine Cone Farm Animals


DIY Handprint Chicken Craft for Preschoolers

By Lil Tigers
This super cute and easy chicken craft for preschoolers. Simply use your hand prints to create this adorable chicken keepsake. Your kids will love them!

handprint chicken art

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