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Free farm animals activities for preschoolers! Entertain your kids with a fun farm-themed activity pack with coloring pages and games!
Add these farm themed preschool activities to your activity arsenal! Pull them out to supplement your farm theme or to keep kids occupied during a long afternoon. They are also great when added to your road trip activities any time of year.
The best thing about these free preschool printables is that they double as an educational activity. Your kids will have so much fun, they won’t even realize they’re learning.
Farm Animals Activities for Preschoolers
Not only are these free printable farm animals activities easy to bind together for an on-the-go activity, but they can help your kids work on some basic reading and visual discrimination skills.
To start, print out the coloring pages on regular printer paper. You can pop them in a skinny binder or give your child to complete one page at a time.
Next, print out the flashcards, handwriting cards, and memory matching cards. I recommend printing the flashcards and handwriting cards on cardstock and laminating them for durability.
Print the memory matching game on one-sided scrapbooking paper. You can usually find these papers in the scrapbook aisle at your local craft store. They have a design on one side and are white on the other. The printed paper helps kids not be able to see through the memory cards.
I love these each one of these farm animal coloring pages. I can’t pick just one. What I love even more is that you can sneak in a little learning with these pages.
Each coloring page has a word naming each the featured animal. This gives kids a look at the fact that letters make up words.
You can talk about beginning sounds and work on letter recognition, as well. Call out a letter and see if you child can find it on the page.
Have them say the name of the farm animal they’re coloring. Focus on its beginning sound, and have them find the letter that makes that sound.
Older preschoolers might be ready to learn the difference between vowels and consonants. Have them color the vowels one color and consonants another.
This preschool pack also includes a set of flashcards featuring an animal and its name. You can use these to focus on spelling. Have your child choose a card and use letter magnets to spell the animal’s name.
Use the handwriting cards to practice handwriting. You can punch a hole in the top left corner of each card and bind them with a ring. This makes a great activity to pull out while you’re waiting in a restaurant or doctor’s office. If you laminate the cards, your child can write with dry erase marker.
Print the matching game on one-sided scrapbook paper. Laminate and cut the cards apart. Lay them out facedown, and have your child flip over two cards. If they match, your child keeps the cards and takes another turn. If the cards don’t match, they flip the cards back over and their turn is over.
farm animal books for preschoolers
Fill your book basket with a great collection of farm animal books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
Old MacDonald Had a Farm – How many farmyard noises can you think of? Read and sing along as Old MacDonald visits all the animals on his farm.
Around the Farm – Put on your overalls and have a stroll Around The Farm in this amazing sound book! Your little one can press 30 different sound buttons while they read to bring the amazing art stylings of Eric Carle to life!
My Big Farm Book – On the big, sturdy board pages, kids will discover bright, bold photographs of all kind of things they’ll see down on the farm, from animals, to crops to farm vehicles. Each has their name written underneath, so that children can learn what they’re called, build their farm vocabulary, and start to develop word and picture association.
These farm animal crafts for preschool are perfect for an afternoon crafting session. Make a pig, a chick, a cow, and more!
FREE down on the farm activities learning pack! These printables focus on colors, alphabet, and math with a fun farm theme. Perfect for summer preschool lessons!
I love teaching young children about animals, animal names, and animal sounds! And, I love this collection of 30 awesome farm animal books for preschoolers!
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