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Schools Paddock to Plate ES1


school visit

Learning about ‘Living things’ really comes alive when Kindifarm visits! Our sessions meet Science and Technology outcomes and indicators for Es1 and S1. A fun and safe introduction to farm animals, our school sessions address the Paddock to Plate , and Growing and Changing units of study. Learning links to KLA outcomes for HSIE, Science and English. Early Stage 1 farm activity ideas can be found here.
Each 60 minute session provides 9 different interactive farm activities:

  • Introduction to farm animals as students hand feed the animals. Students learn the name of the parent and child of each species.
  • Bottle-feeding our baby calf . Learn where milk comes from, and what additional products cows provide.
  • Bottle feeding baby lambs and goats.
  • Students sit to hold baby chicks, discuss where chicks come from, and what products chickens provide.
  • Hold rabbits and learn why rabbits have long ears, and why rabbits would be on a farm.
  • Pat a ducks, learn why ducks have webbed feet.
  • Feed and pat the piglet. Students learn why pigs roll in the mud, and what purpose pigs have on a farm.
  • A brief sheep shearing demonstration where the children hold some freshly shorn wool, and discuss the different products sheep give us.
  • Finally we finish with a bang, when our farmer does a stock whip cracking demonstration to show the children how we muster sheep and cows with the sound of a stock whip.

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Schools: $504 for 2 hours, $150 per additional hour. A 1 hour session per class is recommended.

Travel charges  apply to areas outside Sydney. $100 to Central Coast, $200 to Newcastle and Wollongong.

Kindifarm offers a range of lessons for schools catering  for all ages. So why not have a hands on, mess-free and relaxing incursion without having to leave the school!

  • Kindifarm – covers curriculum outcomes for Living things units of work
  • Making Friends – strategies to build positive relationships and combat bullying
  • Animal Art –  observe, touch and draw real animals

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It was a great experience for the students to see the animals up close and personal as many had not done so before. Unfortunately two classes ran out of time to see all the animals, however, Farmer Ava let the last class go over time to see them all. Farmer Ava was friendly with the students, however, the last few times they have visited there have been two staff members instead of one. The area used was not cleaned up properly and since the children usually sit right there, we had to fence off the area until we could get it cleaned.

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Katherin

Thank you for another year of fun with the animals. The children had a wonderful time and were able to consolidate their learning in class with the Kindifarm visit. Farmer Rob was well organised and was great with the children.

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Courtney was amazing with the kids for our Kindifarm visit - they learned so much and had an awesome time! We're planning to have Kindifarm back to visit every year.

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Thank you for a fantastic morning with the animals. Our students loved feeding, touching and being close to the animals. Our students have special needs and got so much sensory stimulation from the session. We would love to have you back! Thanks again!

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Thank you so much for a wonderful farm experience. This is our third year having a Kindifarm visit to complement our Farm unit for our Kindergarten students and as usual the kids loved it. So much fun, hands-on learning. Teachers also love it because it is so easy to organise and so reliable. Thank you Kindifarm!

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I would just like to say a big thank you to Farmer Monique for the the wonderful experience we had with Kindifarm. The kids all loved the animals and we were excited to learn fun new facts about all of them. I can’t speak highly enough about the whole encounter. I highly recommend Kindifarm to anyone who wants to have a real hands on experience with beautiful animals.
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Lily
PlayZone OOSHC
Cronulla

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We had Kindy Farm at our OOSH and Long Day Care Service.
The children absolutely LOVED the experience and are still talking about it!
With a large number of children, it is brilliant to be able to have farm animals come to us and for the children to be able to interact with and share time with the animals.
We highly recommend it!
Kelly

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Highly recommend! The children loved the visit, it was educational and Sian was just lovely. Money well spent and will definitely have Kindi Farm visit again!

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The children were thrilled with the visit and thoroughly enjoyed the entire experience. Staff were engaging, friendly, and ensured that the children had the best possible experience while learning along the way. Overall a wonderfully interactive and engaging experience for all and would gladly have Kindifarm visit again.

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The kindifarm was such an amazing experience. So hands on - the children loved patting and feeding the animals. Farmer Shan was so professional and fantastic with the kids - she happily answered all their questions. It was so easy to book and organise and the set up / down was so quick and with no fuss. The kids had a great time & we can't wait to have you back at our school again.

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