Cows, Chickens, and Sheep Oh My!
- What: Farm Themed Books for Young Kids
- When: 12 months and up
- Why: Fun, affordable, farm inspired
- Where: Amazon
Have a future farmer in your family? Want a closer look at farms, barns, and the animals who make their homes there? If you want to thrill your little agriculture enthusiast, check out these picture books for lots of fun down on the farm.
Farmyard Tales: This collection of stories features Poppy, Sam, and their life on their farm. With twenty stories tucked inside the pages, it will delight kids who love farm life. It has an abundance of animals, tractors, and adventures for young kids. Each story features the same characters and illustrations, and kids will enjoy choosing one (or more!) to read together.
Let’s Count Goats: Goats get into tons of trouble, especially in this picture book that takes kids out for counting fun. Find all the goats on each page and discover what kind of trouble they get into, as well as if there’s anything a goat won’t eat.
The Cow That Laid an Egg: This adorable story proves that eggs don’t always come from chickens. In the battle between cows and chickens, this book takes the story one step further, with a lone cow standing her ground against any attempts to sway her. A sweet story of parental love trumping all naysayers, the sweet ending will delight kids and grownups, too.
Click Clack Moo: In this cute twist of a tale, the cows take over the farm thanks to a handy typewriter. Follow along as the cows make demands from the farmer to improve their lot in life. Kids and adults alike will love this humorous tale about educated bovines.
Big Red Barn: Margaret Brown takes readers on a journey through the farmyard in this classic tale. Take a tour together and find out what all the farm animals get up to from morning to night in the barnyard and beyond.
How Many Animals Fit on My Tractor?: This quick read will delight farmers of all ages. Farmer O’Dell wants to know how many animals fit on his tractor. Everyone pipes in with their favorite farm animals, and they try to envision squashing them all onto a tractor. This book boasts basic math skills, like counting and simple addition, along with amusing illustrations kids will love.
Where Is the Green Sheep?: The sheep get up to all kinds of fun in this romp through the fields, but no one can find the green sheep. Search the pages together to see if you can figure out what happened to the missing wooly creature.