Farm Day at the Fair is a TEKS-based program providing in-class lesson plans culminated by a learning excursion to Fair Park. This program is intended to raise awareness and importance of agriculture in urban youth. Open to 3rd and 4th graders from the DFW area.
Farm Day at the Fair will be held October 3, 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, and 20, 2017. Deadline to apply is Monday, September 25, 2017.
This year’s Farm Day at the Fair Fun
Milking Parlor: Students have the opportunity to see a dairy cow be milked and learn about the benefits of including dairy in a well-balanced meal.
Big Tex’s Farmyard: Students will take a guided stroll through Big Tex’s Farmyard, featuring live animals and the role they play in feeding and clothing the world.
Crop Up: Students will learn how agriculture impacts our daily life through the food we eat and its connection to our health.
Forestry: Students watch in awe as a professional tree climber ascends a tree and teaches about all of the benefits we receive on a daily basis from the trees around us.