School Field Trips - Stotts City, Missouri

Field Trips at Country Roads Family Fun Farm

Downloadable Lesson Plans

Downloadable lesson plans and resources for you to use at home or in the classroom!

Education & Fun for your Students

Country Roads loves educating children in a fun learning environment! Bring your students to our farm for a day of hands-on learning! We offer a wide variety of inquiry-based learning activities and themes for you to choose from. No matter what age, your class is certain to learn something at Country Roads Family Fun Farm and have loads of fun while they’re at it!

Basic Field Trip Package:

  • Educational Hayride Tour of the farm. (30 min.)
  • 1 hour of FREE PLAY on all indoor and outdoor play areas, including: barrel train, outdoor playground, barnyard maze, 70 ft. slide, petting zoo, hay mountain, slides, barn swings, corn crib, and farm play.
  • Lunch/Picnic Time (30 min.)

Price: $5.00 per participant

Premium Field Trip Package:

  • Educational Hayride Tour of the farm with customizable lesson, followed by hands-on activity/craft. (30 – 45 min.)
  • One sunflower or pumpkin souvenir for paid participants. (Subject to seasonal availability.)
  • 2 hours of FREE PLAY on all indoor and outdoor play areas, including: barrel train, outdoor playground, barnyard maze, 70 ft. slide, petting zoo, hay mountain, slides, barn swings, corn crib, and farm play.
  • Lunch/Picnic Time (30 min.)

Price: $8.00 per participant

Field Trip Add-Ons:

  • Pumpkin = $1/participant
  • Sunflower = $1/participant
  • Corn Maze = $5/participant
  • Additional Time = $50/hour

***Changes to field trip pricing will take effect August 1, 2022.***

More on Customizable Lesson Options:

Our activities cover Missouri state educational standards for Pre-K on up. Plus, with our field trips being completely CUSTOMIZABLE, you can build your experience to fit your students’ learning needs!

School Field Trip Learning Activities - Life Cycle of Plants

Plant Science

Themes:

  • Life Cycle of Plants
  • Plant Growth

Lessons:

  • Life Cycle of Plants
  • Plant Growth
  • Comparing Plants
School Field Trip Learning Activities - Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Animal Science

Themes:

  • Animal Groups
  • Animals & Offspring
  • Life Cycles

Lessons:

  • Mammals/Birds/Reptiles/Insects
  • Matching Animals and Offspring
  • Comparing Animals
  • Life Cycle of a Ladybug
  • Life Cycle of a Butterfly
  • Life Cycle of an Earthworm
School Field Trip Learning Activities - Counting

Mathematics

Themes:

  • Counting
  • Weights & Measures
  • Sorting
  • Shapes

Lessons:

  • Counting Spots on a Ladybug
  • Counting Pumpkins (Fall Only)
  • Comparing Produce by Size and Weight
  • Sorting by Color and Characteristics
  • Identifying Shapes on the Farm Scavenger Hunt
School Field Trips - Simple Machines Lesson

Physics & Movement

Themes:

  • Simple Machines

Lessons:

  • Identifying Machines on the Farm Scavenger Hunt
  • Use Simple Machines to Build a Wooden Project
School Field Trips - Comparing Seeds Lesson

Social Sciences

Themes:

  • Similarities & Differences
  • Teamwork

Lessons:

  • Comparing Animals
  • Comparing Flowers
  • Comparing Seeds
  • Sorting Animals by Characteristics
  • Work Together to Accomplish a Task
School Field Trips - Business Lessons

Business

Themes:

  • How to be Successful in a Job
  • Economics

Lessons:

  • Application Etiquette
  • Interview Etiquette
  • Workplace Expectations
  • Customer Interaction
  • Payroll, Taxes, Bank Accounts
Feeding a baby calf at the petting zoo

Agriculture

Themes/Lessons:

  • Agritourism
  • Animal Care
  • Cash Cropping
  • USDA
  • FDA/Health Inspection

Virtual Field Trips & Resources

Schoolhouse on the Farm

Check out our new resource for teachers! Get helpful resources for your classroom. We’re working to create videos and other tools like this “Ladybugs on the Farm” and “Harvesting Honey” video. Stay tuned for more details!

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Field Trip Pricing & Reservations

Pricing

COST:

Basic Field Trip Option: $5/student, parent, or sibling

Premium Field Trip Option: $8/student, parent, or sibling

Add-Ons: Please let us know ahead of time if you wish to add-on to your field trip package. See details above for options and pricing!

*Teachers/Staff attend FREE per classroom (Limit 2 free staff per classroom.)

*Minimum group size for field trip time slots is 20 participants (not including teachers and staff). If you have a smaller group, please allow us to schedule you with another group.

Payment

Reservation Deposit – In order to reserve your field trip time slot, a deposit of $100 is due within 5 days of your reservation request. The deposit will be applied to the event total. If the deposit is not paid within 5 business days, the selected event date will be returned to the public queue. There will be no exceptions to this rule. [Pay Deposit Now]

Final Payment – The balance due must be paid in full before the scheduled event activities begin. Any scheduled activities will not be permitted to proceed until proof of payment is secured.

Reservations

Please fill out the form below to request a reservation for your next class field trip!