Kids Programs and Workshops
Special Program and Workshop Offerings provide hands-on activities, crafts and instruction centered around specific areas of the farm. We will be designing all offerings with safety in mind for the children and staff. Our Staff has come up with far reaching choices for your kids.
Email us: Folks@bennersfarm.com or call us at (631)689-8172
Here are the Workshops that we offer:
Build a Birdhouse/Feeder
09/05/20 10am to 12pm
Our feathered friends need our help! As we head into fall, our backyard friends need a home for the cold winter months. Join us as we explore the farm to find materials to help build our new friends some new homes. We will learn about our backyard birds and how they prepare for winter.
09/12/20 10am to 12pm
One of our MOST POPULAR kids workshops! Spaces fill up quickly! Build your own fairy garden. Take a tour around the farm to find all the natural materials. Come find some plants, flowers, dirt, stones, moss and more! Fairies and gnomes and more!
09/19/20 10am to 12pm
Learn about these garden guardians by bringing used clothing and decorating one of your own. We will all help make a scarecrow fro the farm. Children will leave with a child-sized scarecrow of their own. Please bring clothing size (small 4-6 to Medium 6-8) to the workshop with a parent.
09/26/20 10am to 12pm
Go back in time to learn about the colonial era. We will learn how to build toys from this past time, and do some fun crafts too without a TV!
10/03/20 10am to 12pm
Johnny Appleseed's wonderful fruit! Squeezed, cooked, dried and baked apples are delicious and FUN! Children will leave with a variety of apple goodies.
Weed/Feed and Harvest
10/10/20 10am to 12pm
What to harvest for the fall season? Join us in the fall garden and help us get ready for the winter months! There will be activities, a farm tour, tractor rides, hiking, and working in the gardens on the farm. The children will be able to "weed" the farmland, and give "feed" to the farm animals. Children will help harvest our farm gardens too!
10/17/20 10am to 12pm
Try some pumpkins practically every way. Decorate the, eat them, play pumpkin games and help carve them. Children will leave with a decorated pumpkin.
10/24/20 10am to 12pm
Pumpkin Carving on the farm this fall. Come join us for a fun-filled workshop with pumpkin carving and decorations. We will learn how to carve and showcase our carving talents. We will learn about these fall fruits and even take a tour of the farm with tractor ride!
HALLOWEEN DAY 10/31/20
Safe Trick or Treating on the Farm! 12pm to 4pm
These pictures do not show the safety measures we are taking.