Little Hands on the Farm

Little Hands on the Farm

Interactive learning at Little Hands on the Farm

Little Hands on the Farm teaches children the importance of agriculture and how it affects their daily lives in a fun and interactive way. Children ages 2 to 10 become farmers at this free, hands-on exhibit.  Children obtain a gathering basket and proceed along a path that includes a garden, grain bin, apple orchard, chicken coop, tractor shed, sheep barn and dairy barn. After gathering particular items along the way they get the chance to sell these items at the Little Hands on the Farm Farmers’ Market for a Little Hands dollar to spend at the Grocery Store for such items as a piece of fruit, a granola bar or an ice cream sandwich. The last tour leaves the Start Barn at 7:30 p.m.

Little Hands on the Farm Map

Volunteering at Little Hands on the Farm

We're looking for volunteers to help out with this year's Fair. 

To volunteer, contact Emily Wynn at ewynn@iowastatefair.org or call 515/262-3111 x244.