Animal Science Series: Unit Study Ideas and Freebies for Studying Farm Animals ~ Pigs



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This is the first post in our new Animal Science Series!

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I don’t know about you, but my family dreams of owning land someday and my girls wish they lived on a farm. I thought it would be fun to do an in depth study on Farm Animals for Science! This week we will be learning about pigs and I found lots of great resources you can compile together to do your own study on pigs for all ages!

FREE Lapbooks and Printables:
Connections: Pigs~ Unit Studies, Links and Printables on Homeschool Share 
Letter P for Pig from Totally Tots
P is for Pig Preschool and Kindergarten Printables from Our Country Road
Put the Mud on the Pig Math Dice Game from Fun-A-Day
CUTE Pig Unit Study and Lapbook from Homeschool Share
Teachers Pay Teachers has a FREE Novel Study on Charlotte’s Web for grades 3-4
ABC Teach has an entire page of FREE Charlotte’s Web printable coloring pages, worksheets and activities
Pig Shape Matching Printable by Activity Mom
Adorable Pig Lacing Card from Activity Village
FREE Writing About Pigs from First Grade Schoolhouse (TPT)

Coloring Pages:
Vintage Farm Animal Images from LexyLevin ~ These are so pretty and would be great for painting or craft projects
Lots of Pig and Barn Coloring Pages from ABC Teach
Baby Pigs Coloring Page
Happy Pig Coloring Page
Running Pig Coloring Page

Cute Pig Crafts:
Learn, Create Love has these super easy, paintable pig crafts:
Printable Pig Craft
Piglet Craft with Printable

Housing a Forest has a great compilation post on Pig Crafts:
Ten Pig Crafts for Kids

LOTS of Facts on Pigs and Pig Breeds From These Websites:
Pig Breed Fact List from Academic Universalium

Farm Credit Knowledge Center has an interesting post titled Everything But the Oink. There is a  link to a Ted Video on How Pig Parts Make the World Go Round. They also have an Everything But the Oink Diagram Chart, Worksheet and Answer Key.

Pork Foods Service has a website with lots of information including a Guide to Different Pig Breeds.

Pork.org has an entire page devoted to resources, fact sheets and brochures on animal science, animal health, environmental health, animal well being and more.

The National Swine Registry is a great resource for studying different pig breeds and information on showing pigs.

The Pig Site would be great for older students that need to do more research. There are over 600 pages of information on managing the health aspects of a pig or hog farm and even more throughout the entire website.

Animal Smart has an Everything But the Oink full color poster explaining all the products we use on a daily basis that comes from the pig.

You may also like our Preschool Post:
Farm Animal Freebies, Crafts and Activities

No pig study is complete without these fun accessories, games and books:


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