School Tours | Loblolly Acres

School Tours

Email us to schedule your school tour today.  We book up fast.

$6.00 per child and $2.00 per adult

Our school tours are educational and we can make them fit your curriculum. We have fall, winter, and spring themed farm tours that make learning fun. They can include a petting zoo, hayride tour of the farm, tree education demonstration, story time with a special on local wildlife animals, a big slide, fun play area, straw maze, Santa, craft time, snack, and more. We are always updating and bettering our educational school tours to fit your needs.School and Group tours are very important at Loblolly Acres because we get to help children experience and learn about the agricultural tradition.  Cheryl Epps, former teacher, designs school and group tours that are educational and fun.  We can tailor all tours to meet your science curriculum.  Book your school tour early because we book up fast!

Fall school tours (focuses on children ages 2-8):

  • Meet the animals in the petting farm
  • Get story time with Miss Sue and then learn about animals native to Loblolly Acres
  • Take an exciting hayride tour of the farm
  • Visit our pumpkin patch and get a pumpkin
  • Frolic in the straw maze
  • Prance through our nature trail
  • Slide down the big slide
  • Learn about trees that are native to Delaware
  • Enjoy a delicious snack
  • Have fun!

Winter tours:

  • Meet Santa (optional)
  • Craft time with Miss Mandy
  • Take an exciting hayride tour of the farm
  • Have a delicious snack
  • Meet the animals in the petting farm
  • Frolic on the play area
  • Add an educational section to your tour
  • Have fun!

Spring tours: (tailored to fit the age group, through fourth grade.)

  • Plant a crop
  • Educational section on seed planting
  • How to farmers cultivate their plants?
  • Discover what lyes in the ponds of Loblolly Acres
  • Guided natures (A guide to natural plants in Delaware)
  • Play time 
  • Snacks
  • Meet the newest animals on the farm
  • Hayride tour of the farm
  • Help us plant garden crops for the Food Bank of Delaware

End of the year fun!

Celebrate in style at Loblolly Acres. (all ages)

  • Come out to the farm and have a picnic in the fresh air to celebrate the end of the school year.  
  • Pet the animals
  • Play a game of kickball
  • Enjoy a snack
  • Play on the farm
  • Slide on out big hill!
  • Take a wonderful hayride
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