Learning Resources for Families and Partners

Spending more time at home and looking for educational resources or ideas for family fun? No problem. Check out what’s available from Midwest Dairy.

  • Discover Dairy – Curriculum for elementary and middle school that includes STEM concepts and shows students where milk comes from and how dairy contributes to our world.
  • Discovery Education – Brings dairy’s farm-to-table journey to life for 5th to 8th graders with free STEM curriculum, a virtual field trip and other virtual experiences.
  • Fuel Up to Play 60 At-Home Resources – Tools, resources and activities for students to learn about the importance of healthy eating and physical activity.

Dairy Lesson Plans

Dairy Activities

  • Virtual Farm Tours – Students can watch a recorded tour of a dairy farm geared toward their age group and you could have them do an activity based on a video.
  • Ag Trivia – Fun facts you never knew about dairy.
  • Dairy BINGO – Families can create their own board and have fun.
  • Coloring Book – An undeniably dairy adventure for Preschool to 6th
  • Color by Number – This mural is geared for your experienced student (4th – 6th grade)
  • Advanced Coloring Sheets – Dairy-themed coloring sheets for older students (and adults!)
  • Cooking – Check out our dairy-inspired recipes and instructions on how to make butter for fun in the kitchen.

Live/Recorded Virtual Resources led by Midwest Dairy Farmers 

  • Daily Dairy Story Hour – Join dairy farmer Janet Bremer from Minnesota at noon Monday-Friday for a daily story and dairy-related activity. Check out her blog for more information.
  • Live Ag Lessons – A licensed ag teacher leads a daily interactive science-based lesson on ag-related topics at 10 a.m. Monday-Friday. A fun activity is part of each lesson.