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Farmer Duck's Day Off Resources

Farmer Duck's Day Off Resources

19/06/2009

Farmer Duck's Day Off


Based around the book “Farmer Duck” by Martin Waddell and Helen Oxenbury, this lesson plan helps children to understand what a farmer needs to do to take care of animals by imagining that the Farmer has a day off.

It's an RSPCA resource so works from an animal welfare perspective.

Available in the RSPCA's education section on their website.


The lesson plan includes a bunch of activities which get children to think about the needs of animals. There is a mask making exercise, role playing, and lots of worksheets to fill in on what different animals need to be healthy and happy.

The lesson plans can be found here.


The book Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell and Helen Oxenbury can still be purchased at most booksellers and is a popular read for teaching young children about farming.


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