Farmer Ben Calendar

 



 
   

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January….

is National Staying Healthy Month and National Soup Month.

February

has National Cook a Sweet Potato Day and has National Hot Breakfast Day.

March

is National Peanut Month. March 8 is National Agriculture Day.

 

Suggested Reading: Janey Junkfood’s Fresh Adventure! by Barbara Storper

 

Suggested Reading: Grandpa’s Tractor by Michael Garland

 

Suggested Reading: From Our Fields… to You by Kellie Worrell. 

Available from AITC.

 

Activity: Nutrition News

Healthy Lunch Coloring Page


 

Activity: Make a Shape Tractor

Barn and Silo Coloring Page


 

Activity: From Our Fields…To You Activity Booklet

April

is Keep America Beautiful Month and has National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day.

 

May

is National Egg Month and National Hamburger Month.

June

is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month. It also has National Chocolate Pudding Day.

 

Suggested Reading: Water Dance by Thomas Locker

 

Suggested Reading: How Did That Get in My Lunchbox? by Chris Butterworth 

 

Suggested Reading: Pick, Pull, Snap by Lola Schaefer

 

Activity: Water Cycle Bracelets

Weather Coloring Page

 

Activity: Build-a-Burger

Hamburger Coloring Page

 

Activity: Grow Your Own Salad

Roots We Eat Coloring Page

 July

is National Picnic Month and National Hot Dog Month

August

has National Watermelon Day and National S’mores Day.

 September

is National Potato Month and has Johnny Appleseed’s birthday.

 

Suggested Reading: Honeybee Man by Lela Nargi and Kyrsten Brooker

 

Suggested Reading: Pick a Perfect Pumpkin by Robin Koontz

 

Suggested Reading: Apples for Everyone by Jill Esbaum

 

Activity: Bumblebee Bookmark

Beehive Coloring Page

 

Activity: Watermelon Pops

Melons Coloring Page

 

Activity: Stamp Art

Picking Apples Coloring Page

October...

is National Pizza Month and National Cookbook Month. 

November

has National Pumpkin Pie Day and Homemade Bread Day.

December

has Candy Cane Day and Maple Syrup Day. 

 

Suggested Reading: Pizza Counting by Christina Dobson

 

Suggested Reading: Pick a Perfect Pumpkin by Robin Koontz

 

Suggested Reading: A Wish to be a Christmas Tree by Colleen Monroe

 

Activity: Try a recipe from AITC’s Garden Chef Cookbook

Pizza Coloring Page

 

Activity: Paper Bag Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin Coloring Page

 

Activity: Making Maple Sugar Trees

Seasons Coloring Page

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