Farm tours and agricultural trips are a beautiful way of getting the next generation acquainted to the natural wonders.
The day started with the excited students of Grade 1-5 boarding the buses for the AGRICUL’TOUR’. As they reached the place they were welcomed with refreshments, divided into groups and were guided with the schedule for the day. The session started with some warm up activities, moved on to the barn where they were briefed about different kinds of birds & animals in the farm. There were around five varieties of green birds, brown nose (a rabbit), Charlie (a lamb), cattle, Turkey, goose, etc… The students were given an insight about the different breeds of buffaloes (Murra), cows (gir) and how dairy industry in India works. They were very excited to feed the cattle.
The next destination was the Tree house...They were taken to a tree house shown with the Giant spiders, red ants, and waterfalls. There were many rare species of plants like, Indian mulberry (Noni), Bird of Paradise, water lily etc...The students had lots of fun in the pottery and park sessions that followed. After a long fun filled day, having lunch amidst the nature was the only thing anyone could ask for. Each student received a potted sapling as a token of appreciation. Overall, it was a very informative and fruitful day where visiting the farm, learning about how food is grown, awareness of environment helped the students explore and understand the nature.