Videos: Farming

Teachers' Guide

This is the main guide for Food and farming for children aged 5-8 years.

Key Fact 1

All food comes from plants or animals.

Key Fact 2

Food has to be farmed, caught or grown at home.

Key Fact 3

Food is changed from farm to fork.

Cool creations

Non-cook recipes for the primary school classroom.

Hot and happening

Recipes that involve the use of the grill or hob.

Brilliant baking

Baking recipe for the primary classroom.

From farm to fork!

This board game is designed to help children understand where their food comes from.

Plant or animal?

Do you know which food comes from a plant and which food comes from an animal?

Where do my meals come from? (5-8 years)

Do you know where the food in your meals comes from?

Farm to fork challenge (5-8 years)

Do you know what happens to your food from the farm to your fork?

Videos: Farming

See how crops and animals are farmed in the UK.

Videos: Cool creations

See how to make some recipes that do not need any cooking.

Videos: Hot and happening

See how to cook delicious hot meals.

Videos: Brilliant baking

See how to bake a range of recipes.

Poulty farming 1 - the rearing farm

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The rearing farm

Chicken production begins at a rearing farm. The rearing farm produces a healthy flock of birds to lay eggs which will be sent to a hatchery.

A range of breeds are reared on the farm. One day old chicks are brought to the farm and are fed a special diet, along with water.

The birds are weighed regularly to keep an eye on their health. The birds are also given medicine to protect them from diseases.The health and welfare of the chickens is very important to the farmer. To keep the chickens healthy the workers wear protective clothing, change and clean their boots and clean their hands.

The birds and the equipment are checked at least three times a day to make sure the chickens are being kept in good conditions.

Poulty farming 1 - the rearing farm

In this video you will see chickens being reared to lay eggs.

Poultry farming 2 - the breeding farm

In this video you will see pullets laying eggs which are carefully selected, stored and then transported.

Poultry farming 3 - the hatchery

In this video you will how chicks are hatched.

Poultry farming 4 - the broiler farm

In this video you will see how chicks are looked after and grown to produce chicken.

Fishing

In this video you will learn about catching fish.

Processing fish

In this video you will see fish being processed.

Plants

In this video you will see a range of plants growing and being harvested. We eat different parts of different plants.

From wheat to bread

In this video you will see bread being made.

Plant or animal?

In this video you will see children looking at different types of food deciding which one is from a plant or an animal.

Where does it come from?

In this video you will see children investigating where their food comes from.

Fruit and vegetable harvesting

In this video you will see fruit and vegetables being harvested.

Milking

In this video you will see cows being milked.

Cheese making

In this video you will see cheese being made.

Growing potatoes

In this video you will see potatoes being grown.