Sunday June 23rd, 2024: We are open from 1pm-6pm in our farm market, bakery, U-pick blueberry fields, blackberries fields, and flower fields while supplies last. No peach picking today. Last entry into the U-pick fields and activities is 5pm.

Teaching Resources

Georgia Performance Standards Met By Field Trips to Southern Belle Farm


Kindergarten:  SKCS1.a, SKCS6.c, SKE1.c, SKL1, SSKE2, SSKE3

First Grade:  S1CS1.a, S1L1.a, S1L1.b, S1L1.c, SS1E1, SS1E3

Second Grade:  S2CS1.a, S2E3.a, S2L1, S2L1.b, S2L1.c, SS2E3

Third Grade:  S3L1, S3L1.b, SS3E1

Video Resources

Strawberry 40 days of growing – time lapse #greentimelapse #gtl #timelapse
The Plant Parts SONG | Science for Kids | Grades K-2
The Plant Needs SONG | Science for Kids | Grades K-2
The Pollination SONG | Science for Kids | Grades K-2
Pollinators For Kids | Educational Show For Kids
Bees and Beekeeping for Kids
How Do Honeybees Get Their Jobs? | National Geographic
Bees Up Close – YouTube
Cows!  Learning about Cows for Kids

Lesson Activities and Resources 

Strawberry Resources
Strawberry Theme Unit- Teaching Ideas and Printables
Strawberry Theme Unit – Teaching IDeas and Printables
PLANT NEEDS | Kindergarten through 2nd Grade
Educational Resources | North Carolina Strawberry Association

Bee Resources
Bee a Friend to Pollinators Lesson Plan
The Bee Cause Project Guide to STE(A)M Investigations for the Hive
10 facts about honey bees! | National Geographic Kids

Dairy and Milk Resources
Fun Facts about Milk Visit offsite link
We have also found these online resources helpful in reinforcing agriculture education, browse them at your leisure:
Dairy Farms | Lesson Plan |
Dairy puzzle
35 Fun Facts About Dairy

Composting Resources
Recycling for Kids 2-Kindergarten
Composting- Elementary Version- Seven Lessons on Composting

Animal Resources

Fall Educational Slideshow
Download and watch this educational slide show, all about farm life, corn, pumpkins, and more!
Download here.

Pumpkin Resources
Pumpkins in the Primary Classroom  Visit offsite link
Fall Life Cycle of a Pumpkin Visit offsite link

Book Resources

The Honey Makers by Gail Gibbons
Honeybee by Naomi Shihab Nye
How Bees Make Honey by Richard Spilsbury
Honeybees Better World Books
The Bee Man by Laurie Krebs and Valeria Cis
The Hungry Honeybee Bee Books for Children
The BEElieveables by Douglas Florian
Honey Bees by Jesus Cervantes
Life Cycle- Strawberries by Robin Nelson
How A Seed Grows by Helene J. Jordan
The Strawberry Garden by Lia Yarffe Talmor
Compost Stew by Mary McKenna Siddals
Composting- Nature’s Recyclers
Compost by Bill Raskin
The Little Composter by Jan Gerardi
Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin
The Worm Book by Laura Na
DoTurtles Eat Strawberries? By Della RoseDon
The little mouse, the red ripe strawberry, and the big hungry bear by Don Wood
I Love Strawberries! By Shannon Anderson
Cows Children’s Book Collection – Epic
Pollinators and plants Book Collection – Epic
Dairy Great Children’s Books to Read – United Dairy Industry of Michigan