Illinois Family Reading Night

Check out these activities & snack recipes for a fun Family Reading Night! Find links to books you can read online or watch as a read-a-loud plus kid-friendly snack recipes & activities.

Pumpkins

Dairy

Wheat

Popcorn

Farm to Table:

Apples:

Find more Family Reading Night Party Ideas here.

Illinois Family Reading Night – Nov. 19

Check out these activities & snack recipes for a fun Family Reading Night! Find links to books you can read online or watch as a read-a-loud plus kid-friendly snack recipes & activities.

Virtual Field Trips

Take a trip with Illinois Ag in the Classroom this summer without leaving your house!

Virtual Field Trips will be offered every Thursday at 9 a.m. via Zoom!

Thursdays from 9:00-9:30 AM

June 4, 11, 18, 25 and July 2, 9, 16, 23, 28

Tour a dairy farm, a pumpkin farm in Utah, the Staley Museum, and more! 

Register here

June 4 – Grand Prairie Farms Virtual Field Trip – corn, popcorn & more!

IL AITC Virtual Teacher Training

Check out all that Illinois Ag in the Classroom has to offer with this line-up of virtual teacher training sessions!

McLean County teachers who complete at least one workshop will receive a FREE book & materials to implement the lessons in their classroom!!

All sessions are FREE and will be conducted via Zoom. Sessions will also be recorded & can be viewed on your own schedule.

Tuesdays from 9:00-10:00 AM

  • June 2: View From the Cab: An Overview of Illinois Ag in the Classroom
  • June 9: Legen-dairy Lessons about Milk and Moo-re
  • June 16: STEM and Leaves: Innovative STEM Lessons with an Ag Connection
  • June 24: Scrambled States of America: Ag-Themed Books for Every State (in conjunction with the National Ag in the Classroom Virtual Summit)
  • June 30: The 3-Legged Stool: Finding Classroom Connections with Ag Sustainability
  • July 7: Plowing Through Our Past: A Look at the History of Ag in Illinois
  • July 14: Don’t Be a Bad Apple: Tasty Apple-Themed Lessons That Pack a Crunch
  • July 21: Give ‘Em Pumpkin to Talk About: Engaging Pumpkin-Themed Texts and Lessons

Special 5-hour Mini-Conference:

  • July 30: The Cultures of Agriculture: Exploring the Diversities of Food and Farming (9:00-noon and 1:00-3:00 with help from Illinois Commodity Groups)

Register Here

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