CURRENT HOURS: Closed for general touring until May 2023 • Open to registered guests for camps, classes & dinners

Barnyard Readers

Enjoy a morning at Living History Farms with your preschooler! Join us for 90 minutes of reading and activities. Open to children ages 3 to 5 with a paying adult.

Barn Yard Readers Program is currently off-season until April. Registration for 2023 Spring programs will open in March. 

 

girl doing crafts at Flynn MansionSpring Barnyard Readers (April)

Listen to tales of the Celtic and Irish people, in the historic setting of the Flynn Mansion. Then tour the house and participate in hands-on crafts and activities relating to the stories.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. All adults and children are required to purchase a ticket.

Spring Barnyard Readers

 

visitors interact with horse

Summer Barnyard Readers (June-August)

Listen to a story or two about a farm animal and participate in a special activity in the Visitor Center. Then, take a ride on our tractor-drawn cart out to the farm to see the animal of the day, and take a look around the barnyard!

Children must be accompanied by an adult. All adults and children are required to purchase a ticket.

Summer Barnyard Readers

 

horse drawn wagon drops off visitors in the 1900 farm barnyardFall Barnyard Readers (September-December)

Gather to hear a book or two about Native Americans, harvest routines, or the holiday traditions of living on a farm. Then take a ride out to a farm site to participate in hands-on activities related to the day’s theme.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. All adults and children are required to purchase a ticket.

Fall Barnyard Readers

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