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Family Fun Resources


Farmer Rita's Readers

We have a summer program for your children called Farmer Rita's Readers! We have provided you with the link to a story and an easy craft to go along with it. Have your kids fill out the reading log and drop it off at the Ag Museum or email us the log and they can win a prize! 

Stories and Crafts

Make a craft to go with these agriculture themed storybooks on our YouTube Channel. 

Appropriate for pre-k and elementary ages 

Historical Articles 

Learn more about Manatee County's agricultural heritage. 

Appropriate for middle school age and up! 

Other Fun Ideas

  • Need new puzzles? Try these online puzzles with images from the Ag Museum! 

  • Butterfly Puppets

    • For this activity you will need:

      • Butterfly template 

      • 2 straws, popsicle sticks, or sticks from your yard

      • Tape

      • Crayons, markers, or colored pencils

      • Scissors

    • Instructions

      • Print off butterfly template and color.

      • Cut out butterflies.

      • Attach straw or stick to back of butterfly with tape.

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