On this page you will find a number of different films that give teachers and farmers some ideas of activities to do on a farm visit.

Collecting Eggs

This film looks at egg collecting as an educational farm activity.

Feeding Lambs

In this film, Jane Ellsmore from Dorrington Hall Farm talks about feeding lambs as a farm activity.

Natural or Man Made

In this film, Sam Summerfield from Farming and Countryside Education introduces a 'Natural or Man-made' activity that can be run during a farm visit.

Sound Maps

This film, featuring Jane Ellsmore from Dorrington Hall Farm, looks at how to run a sound map activity during your farm visit.

Sensory Gardens

In this film, Rupert Aker from the Soil Association discusses Sensory Gardens and how you can incorporate a visit to a garden into your farm visit.

Visiting the Milking Parlour

In this film, we look at how farmers might think about setting up a visit to the milking parlour.

The Farm Classroom

This film, featuring Jane Ellsmore from Dorrington Hall Farm, discusses the importance of having an indoor learning space for farm visits.

FL001 Setting Up a Farm Visit online course

Our online courses are free to all Food for Life enrolled schools. Request access to our Setting up a Farm Visit online training course by emailing ffl@foodforlife.org.uk. Resources from the course are available here on the Learning and Skills Hub.

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