It’s winter! Nothing is growing in the ground, so life on the farm must slow down, right? In this homeschool lesson, we’ll explore what goes on in the winter on various types of farms.

The lesson and activities below are most appropriate for preschool through 2nd grade, but there’s lots of great information for all ages.

Baby, It’s Cold Outside! A Homeschool Lesson About Winter on the Farm

Winter on the Farm Homeschool Lesson

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Related Activities

Snow Globe Craft

I love these snow globs that my friend Sarah created! These are so pretty, and easy to do with your kids. You can find complete instructions over at The Farm Wife Crafts.

Here are some other fun activities for a winter unit:

Snow and Winter Lesson Plans for Preschool

10 Wonderful Winter Art Projects

How Snowflakes Form: Lesson and Craft

20 Winter Science Experiments for Kids

Animals in Winter

Snowflake Patterns

Recommended Reading

Winter on the Farm

Winter on the Farm by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Animals in Winter by Henrietta Bancroft

Christmas Farm by Mary Lyn Ray

Christmas on the Farm by Bob Artley

Tractor Mac Saves Christmas by Billy Steers

The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Dream Snow by Eric Carle

Sugar Snow by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Stay tuned next month for another fun homeschooling unit that ties agricultural education in with math, reading, science, and more! In the meantime, find lots more fun homeschooling ideas on my Homeschool Pinterest Board. And don’t miss last month’s lesson, Gobble Gobble!