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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! 

  • Tuesday Morning Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Tuesday Morning Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Jul 16
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jul 16, 2024, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Jul 16, 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, Jul 17
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jul 17, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:10 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Jul 17, 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, Jul 17
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jul 17, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Jul 17, 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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  • 7/18 Discovery Day - Blueberry Week! Build a Berry Birdfeeder
    7/18 Discovery Day - Blueberry Week! Build a Berry Birdfeeder
    Thu, Jul 18
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jul 18, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:20 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Jul 18, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:20 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    In this 50 minute session, explorers will learn about the different parts of a blueberry plant and its lifecycle. They will then create a bird feeder using blueberries! Choose 9 am or 10:30 session. Registration required. FAQs follow.
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  • Free! "Blue Skies and Blueberry Pies" Story Time
    Free! "Blue Skies and Blueberry Pies" Story Time
    Fri, Jul 19
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jul 19, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Jul 19, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Local author, Annie Clifden, is visiting the farm to read her book about the playful summer adventures of a little girl and her dog. "Join Ginny and Tank as they meander blueberry bramble paths along the shore of a New Hampshire lake." Event is rain or shine under Picnic Tent by the barnyard.
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  • Friday Afternoon Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Friday Afternoon Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Fri, Jul 19
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jul 19, 2024, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM EDT
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Jul 19, 2024, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM 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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  • Family Yoga & Sound Healing with Yoga to Farms
    Family Yoga & Sound Healing with Yoga to Farms
    Sat, Jul 20
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jul 20, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Jul 20, 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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  • Make-Your-Own Paper with Local Maker Mindy Paper
    Make-Your-Own Paper with Local Maker Mindy Paper
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Jul 23
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jul 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Jul 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Celebrate blueberries and flowers with Mindy Paper! Learn to upcycle old paper creating new paper pulp adding in flower petals. The paper can be used for notes or gift tags and more! $5/child or $10/family
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  • Make-Your-Own Paper with Local Maker Mindy Paper
    Make-Your-Own Paper with Local Maker Mindy Paper
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Jul 23
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jul 23, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Jul 23, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Celebrate blueberries and flowers with Mindy Paper! Learn to upcycle old paper creating new paper pulp adding in flower petals. The paper can be used for notes or gift tags and more! $5/child or $10/family
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  • Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Jul 24
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jul 24, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:10 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Jul 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, Jul 24
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jul 24, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Jul 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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  • 7/25 Discovery Day - Garden Week! Build a Nature Inspired Suncatcher
    7/25 Discovery Day - Garden Week! Build a Nature Inspired Suncatcher
    Thu, Jul 25
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jul 25, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:20 AM EDT
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Jul 25, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:20 AM EDT
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    In this 50 minute session, explorers will use their 5 senses to observe the world around them. They will collect natural elements based on size, shape, color and texture to create a sun catcher/mandala. Registration required. FAQs follow.
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  • Saturday Morning Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Saturday Morning Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Jul 27
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jul 27, 2024, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Jul 27, 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, Jul 27
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jul 27, 2024, 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM EDT
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Jul 27, 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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  • Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Jul 31
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jul 31, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:10 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Jul 31, 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, Jul 31
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jul 31, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Jul 31, 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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  • 8/1 - Discovery Day - Solar Power S'mores!
    8/1 - Discovery Day - Solar Power S'mores!
    Thu, Aug 01
    Cider Hill Farm
    Aug 01, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:20 AM EDT
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Aug 01, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:20 AM EDT
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    In this 50 minute session, our young explorers will visit the farms solar panels, help build a solar oven to make s'mores and create a sun-painting using nature's own chlorophyl. Choose 9 am or 10:30 am session. Registration required. FAQs follow.
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  • Friday Afternoon Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Friday Afternoon Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Fri, Aug 02
    Cider Hill Farm
    Aug 02, 2024, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM EDT
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Aug 02, 2024, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM 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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