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By Sally GrayEarly Years practitioner and writer

Engage children with fun role play and creative activities investigating all the sights and sounds of the farmyard


Activities in this article:

  1. Down on the farm
  2. My tractor
  3. Cross-curricular activities

1. Down on the farm

Set up your outdoor area for some imaginary role play ‘down on the farm’

Communication and Language – Understanding

Development matters: Begin to use talk to pretend imaginary situations (40–60+ months).

Early learning goal: children follow instructions involving several ideas or actions. They answer ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions about their experiences and in response to stories or events.

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