4 Easy Button Activities & Displays for Fairs
Ag Education Ag Projects
We have a plethora of resources to make incorporating ag literacy into your fair display easy!
1. My American Farm Display Kit
Take students into the corn field, dairy parlor, machine shed or Farmer’s Market with life-sized banners and supporting resources in our My American Farm Display Kit!
Each display is meant to be used to create a learning experience. The banners come with printable pick up cards that are full of questions for different aged fairgoers. You can order them or get them printed through your favorite local printer!
Learn more here.
2. Barn Banners
Want to make a BIG impact at your farm or fair? Do it with Learn about Livestock and Learn about Crops banners! You can even personalize with your own logo.
Learn about Livestock Banners highlight fun facts, life cycle, animal care and much more! Banners come in retractable, hanging and tabletop versions covering: horse, beef, dairy, swine, sheep, goat, and poultry. The new crop banners cover major commodities and specialty crops.
You can order here.
3. My American Farm Gaming Area
My American Farm is an online educational gaming platform that lets students learn about agriculture while having fun. You can take My American Farm offline by downloading the kiosk version for computer or downloading the app for tablet.
Want to order a ready-to-go kiosk? You can do this through us! Or you can create your own and customize.
Make sure to also check out the My American Farm All About Beef App!
4. Food Science Fun Student Workshop Series
Food Science Fun compiles 10 of our most popular hands-on activities used at fairs and events. This free resource includes a faciliator's guide with step-by-step directions to make these activities to incorporate into your event or fair. Download here!
The My American Farm educational resource is a special project of the Farm Bureau Foundation. The site and resources are made possible through the generous support of title sponsor, Corteva.
BONUS: Ideas for giveaways
Looking for some fun giveaways? We have a few ideas:
Ag Mags- Sold in bundles of 30, these non-fiction readers are national learning standards aligned and cover engaging topics like Pizza, Apples and more.
Stickers- Kids love stickers and these are perfect to giveaway to kids who stop by your booth.
Food & Farm Facts Jr.- Food and Farm Facts Junior edition takes questions many children have and provides a simple way of understanding farming practices!
My American Farm Activity Booklets- Create and play with the interactive 15 page My American Farm Activity Book! Learning about food has never been so fun, discover facts and 11 activities to complete.