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Children's Programs

Cider Hill Farm connects your little farmers to local community, nature, animals and agriculture. Check out this season's exciting, interactive and educational programs just for kids!

 

Check back regularly as we are still uploading all farm programs for 2024! Farm Tots, Discovery Day, Farm Hands and Cooking Classes all coming soon! 

  • Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Apr 24
    Cider Hill Farm
    Apr 24, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:10 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Apr 24, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:10 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    FREE!* This weekly 40-minute hands-on program guides our wee farmers on a short, educational farm hike and teaches them how to plant, care and harvest vegetables throughout the season. Each week is different. Weekly registration required. See below for FAQs.
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  • Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Apr 24
    Cider Hill Farm
    Apr 24, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Apr 24, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    FREE!* This weekly 40-minute hands-on program guides our wee farmers on a short, educational farm hike and teaches them how to plant, care and harvest vegetables throughout the season. Each week is different. Weekly registration required. See below for FAQs.
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  • Childrens Cooking Class with Rosita's Cocina: Emapandas
    Childrens Cooking Class with Rosita's Cocina: Emapandas
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Apr 25
    Cider Hill Farm
    Apr 25, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Apr 25, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    This 90-minute workshop guides children ages 6-9 (and their adult) in making homemade empanadas together while building their kitchen skills, appreciation for world cuisine and love for fresh ingredients. $38 per ticket. Each ticket is for 1 child + 1 adult. FAQs below.
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  • Free! Family Yoga with Relief Parenting (April)
    Free! Family Yoga with Relief Parenting (April)
    Sun, Apr 28
    Cider Hill Farm
    Apr 28, 2024, 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Apr 28, 2024, 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Join Krista Maltais, Childlight Yoga Certified Instructor and owner of Relief Parenting Resource and Respite Center in Hampton, NH for a 45 minute class overlooking the farm. Geared towards ages 3-6 but all are welcome. Pre-registration strongly encouraged. See below for details!
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  • Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, May 01
    Cider Hill Farm
    May 01, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:10 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    May 01, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:10 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    FREE!* This weekly 40-minute hands-on program guides our wee farmers on a short, educational farm hike and teaches them how to plant, care and harvest vegetables throughout the season. Each week is different. Weekly registration required. See below for FAQs.
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  • Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, May 01
    Cider Hill Farm
    May 01, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    May 01, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    FREE!* This weekly 40-minute hands-on program guides our wee farmers on a short, educational farm hike and teaches them how to plant, care and harvest vegetables throughout the season. Each week is different. Weekly registration required. See below for FAQs.
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  • Tulip Fest Family Yoga & Sound Healing with Yoga to Farms
    Tulip Fest Family Yoga & Sound Healing with Yoga to Farms
    Sat, May 04
    Cider Hill Farm
    May 04, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    May 04, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Join Christine Nice & Judy McAmis from Yoga to Farms (Y2F) of Georgetown for family-friendly yoga and sound healing meditation. Tickets sold through Y2F. Prices and deals vary.
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  • Tuesday Morning Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Tuesday Morning Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, May 07
    Cider Hill Farm
    May 07, 2024, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    May 07, 2024, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Make music on the farm! This 30 min. class by local instrutor, Alicia Catalano, combines learning and play. Ages 6mo - 9yrs. Must be accompanied by an adult. Instruments provided. Bring mat/blanket. Meet on the lawn by Blueberry Field 1 or Picnic Tent if rainy. Registration required. $10.
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  • Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, May 08
    Cider Hill Farm
    May 08, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:10 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    May 08, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:10 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    FREE!* This weekly 40-minute hands-on program guides our wee farmers on a short, educational farm hike and teaches them how to plant, care and harvest vegetables throughout the season. Each week is different. Weekly registration required. See below for FAQs.
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  • Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, May 08
    Cider Hill Farm
    May 08, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    May 08, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    FREE!* This weekly 40-minute hands-on program guides our wee farmers on a short, educational farm hike and teaches them how to plant, care and harvest vegetables throughout the season. Each week is different. Weekly registration required. See below for FAQs.
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  • Saturday Morning Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Saturday Morning Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, May 11
    Cider Hill Farm
    May 11, 2024, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    May 11, 2024, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Make music on the farm! This 30 min. class by local instrutor, Alicia Catalano, combines learning and play. Ages 6mo - 9yrs. Must be accompanied by an adult. Instruments provided. Bring mat/blanket. Meet on the lawn by Blueberry Field 1 or Picnic Tent if rainy. Registration required. $10.
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  • Saturday Morning Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Saturday Morning Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, May 11
    Cider Hill Farm
    May 11, 2024, 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM EDT
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    May 11, 2024, 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM EDT
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Make music on the farm! This 30 min. class by local instrutor, Alicia Catalano, combines learning and play. Ages 6mo - 9yrs. Must be accompanied by an adult. Instruments provided. Bring mat/blanket. Meet on the lawn by Blueberry Field 1 or Picnic Tent if rainy. Registration required. $10.
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  • Mother's Day Cheesemaking Workshop with LIFE. LOVE. CHEESE.
    Mother's Day Cheesemaking Workshop with LIFE. LOVE. CHEESE.
    Sun, May 12
    Cider Hill Farm
    May 12, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    May 12, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Happy Mother's Day! This fun, memorable, mother n' child cheesemaking workshop is led by cheese expert Kimi Ceridon, Owner of LIFE. LOVE. CHEESE. Limited space available. For kiddos ages 6-12. $75 per child/adult.
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  • Free Story Time with Amesbury Public Library
    Free Story Time with Amesbury Public Library
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, May 14
    Cider Hill Farm
    May 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    May 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    We invite children with their grown-ups to join our friends from the Amesbury Public Library each month for stories inspired by farming and the season's harvest! This program is held under the picnic tent near the chickens. Event is rain or shine. RSVP to just stay informed if anything changes.
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  • Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, May 15
    Cider Hill Farm
    May 15, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:10 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    May 15, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:10 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    FREE!* This weekly 40-minute hands-on program guides our wee farmers on a short, educational farm hike and teaches them how to plant, care and harvest vegetables throughout the season. Each week is different. Weekly registration required. See below for FAQs.
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  • Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, May 15
    Cider Hill Farm
    May 15, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    May 15, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    FREE!* This weekly 40-minute hands-on program guides our wee farmers on a short, educational farm hike and teaches them how to plant, care and harvest vegetables throughout the season. Each week is different. Weekly registration required. See below for FAQs.
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  • Farm Hands After School Program (Grades 6-8)
    Farm Hands After School Program (Grades 6-8)
    Wed, May 15
    Cider Hill Farm
    May 15, 2024, 3:00 PM – Jun 19, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    May 15, 2024, 3:00 PM – Jun 19, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Get farming! Amesbury Rec and Cider Hill are teaming up for a weekly hands-on, farm-based series for teens grades 5-8. Participants will go behind-the-scenes to assist the farm crew with spring chores. 3 Wednesdays. 3-5 pm. Register @ www.AmesburyRec.com beginning 4/23.
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  • Childrens Cooking Class with Rosita's Cocina: Chicken Taquitos
    Childrens Cooking Class with Rosita's Cocina: Chicken Taquitos
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, May 16
    Cider Hill Farm
    May 16, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    May 16, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    This 90-minute workshop guides children ages 6-9 (and their adult) in making homemade chicken taquitos together while building their kitchen skills, appreciation for world cuisine and love for fresh ingredients. $38 per ticket. Each ticket is for 1 child + 1 adult. FAQs below.
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