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Farm Kids Chickens Workshop

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Farm Kids School Holiday Chickens Workshop – December 21st

9.30am – 12.30pm, ages 4 to 12 yrs

We start the workshop with an educational and fun tour of The Farm followed by a discussion on chicken welfare and healthy egg production. We make veggie pancakes and crafty little dinosaur eggs. We use the eggshells from cooking to create egg people with watercress hair.

What is included?

Farm Kids tour:
At the beginning of each workshop we take the children on an educational and fun tour of The Farm. We educate them about our cows, pigs, bees, chickens, flower crops, herb garden, orchard and veggie crops. We discuss concepts like paddock rotation for the animals, pollination, organic farming, healthy soil and composting and other ethical farming practices. The children get up close and personal with our pet chickens and see how the commercial chicken caravan works. The children pick and taste veggies, edible flowers and herbs.

Discussion Focus: Healthy chickens = Healthy Eggs

Cooking: Make mini veggie pancakes with the produce we collect.

Craft: We upcycle the egg shells from our cooking to make egg heads and plant water cress in them to grow edible hair!

What to bring

– Sturdy walking shoes
– Raincoat
– Sunhat
– Morning tea snack
– Backpack (to carry above)

Where to meet

Workshops begin at 9.30am, NSW time each morning. (If coming from QLD, please be aware of time difference during day light savings!) We will meet at the Barn, which is located at the back of the Restaurant. Look out for the signs to guide you.

Ages

These workshops are appropriate for all aged children. If your child is under 5 you will need to remain onsite at The Farm. If your child is under 4 he/she needs to be accompanied to the workshop by an adult Children as old as 15 have enjoyed our workshops. Checkout our Mini Farmers program if you are 7 and older and want a full day working farm experience.

Please don’t forget that if you cannot make it to our planned workshops we can tailor a workshop especially for your group. Email farmkids@thefarm.com.au for more detail.

Earlier Event: 19 December
Farm Kids Bee Workshop
Later Event: 24 December
Farm Kids Pigs Workshop