Fun Farm Animal Snacks Your Kids Will Love!

We love a great farm animal theme. The fuzzy little calves, noisy quacking ducks, and runaway chickens make a farmers life very busy. Farm animals are typically the first animals that kids learn and making the sounds is one of the cutest things young kids do!

All of these farm animal themed snacks are the perfect addition to your preschool activities. And some of them are preschool farm themed activities disguised as snacks! (Can it get any better than that?)

Preschool farm theme snacks to go with farm activities in your preschool classroom.

Learning About The Farm:

Farm ANIMAL ACTIVITIES FOR PRESCHOOLERS

ASKING STUDENTS TO LEARN ABOUT THE FARM SHOWS CHILDREN WHERE FOOD AND OTHER PRODUCTS FROM. STUDENTS CAN ANSWER QUESTIONS LIKE:

  • Where does milk come from before it comes to the store?
  • What kinds of meat can we get from farm animals?
  • How do farmers grow our fruits and vegetables?
  • What do farm animals need to survive?

When making (and eating) the farm animal snack ideas, kids are learning important characteristics of a farmers job and where our food, clothing, and other products come from.

Any farm animal theme in preschool would benefit from the many skills that can be used while cooking and following directions. We also have some adorable farm animal crafts for preschool that would go perfectly with the themed snacks.

Along with making farm themed snacks, try making farm animal puppets. A sheep craft, chick craft, and a horse craft can be used in dramatic play after reading the book, Click Clack Moo Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin.

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What Can Preschoolers Learn When Cooking?

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WHEN CHILDREN COOK AND BAKE WITH ADULTS THEY ARE USING MANY SKILLS TO REACH THEIR GOAL. STUDENTS CAN COMPLETE TASKS USING FARM MATH ACTIVITIES FOR PRESCHOOLERS LIKE:

  • Fine motor skills
  • Following directions
  • Problem solving
  • Measurement
  • Taking turns
Farm themed snacks for preschool snack time.

Why Is It Important For Kids To Help Cook?

Besides the fact that kids love snacks, there are so many other reasons you should cook with your child.

How To Make The Farm Animal Snacks

How to Use the Activity

  • We might tell our kids not to play with their food, but when it comes to cute farm activities like this farm animal counting game it’s a must! We love this farm animal cracker counting game! It’s a great way to combine preschool farm math activities with snack time.
  • If you have kids who love pigs too, this Pig Rice Cake is is a super cute and semi-healthy farm snack for preschoolers.
  • If you want a quick farm themed snack that you can prep ahead of time and the kids can serve independently, this Popcorn Corn on the Cob snack and craft is perfect for that!
  • Sometimes we have to make veggies look more exciting than they already are, especially for kids. I am in love with this Farmers’ Market Veggies idea!

Chocolate covered pretzels are fun to decorate and super easy to make. Kids will love making these Pretzel Stick Farm Animals.

  • Do you need a sweet treat? These Marshmallow Chicks are beyond adorable and if you like marshmallows, they will be delicious!
  • If you are a cupcake type of person, these Sheep cupcakes are where it’s at. They look delicious!
  • Every farm needs hay, and rice krispies are the perfect way. These Rice Krispie Hay Bales need to be on your farm!
  • Try out this adorable recipe for a Kix cereal birdie!
  • Thankfully theses yummy treats don’t smell anything like the real farm animal. Follow the recipe to make a Pig Cupcake.
  • I cant even describe how cute these horses. You will have to click on the No Bake Horse Cookies to find out.
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Horse sandwich cookies, sheep graham cracker snacks and sheep cupcakes.

The Horizons Organic Farm animal crackers are so adorable. (Wouldn’t they be fun to use as cows jumping over the moon too???? hmm…. inspiration is snacking striking.

Cows on the Farm Counting game for preschoolers! Kids love it when learning time is also snack time! Kids can count the correct number of cow crackers as the roll the dice.
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Please tell me that I am not the only one who uses toys and educational activities to get my child to sit at the table long enough to actually eat 😜🤣 Honestly though, this was a great alternative to having her watch Netflix while she eats and her mood was a lot better when we needed to transition and head to school. You can grab the farm animal pattern mats that we used here: https://lifeovercs.com/free-printable-farm-animal-pattern-block-mats/ #momwin #iteachtoo #teachersofinstagram #teach #teacherlife🍎 #homeschool #preschoolactivities #preschool #prekteacher #prek #specialeducation #occupationaltherapy #occupationaltherapist #finemotor #finemotorskills #finemotorskill

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