Animal Farm -The Ultimate Hands On Farm Experience
Travelling by trains has always delighted and amused us since childhood. Reason being the glimpses of nature that came across during these travels. The sight of immense greenery with folks of farm animals grazing over them brought a serene and pleasurable feeling. To relive the same serene and soothing feelings one shall visit an animal farm. A trip to an animal farm is not only a family fun trip but also an unforgettable learning experience. For your child, it creates memories to cherish for life.
I remember visiting my relative’s farm as a child and the joy I felt inexplicable when I saw about three stables where each contained fifty cows, buffaloes, and oxen. It was the first and the last time that I ever saw so many animals together
In case you are still looking for reasons for visiting an animal farm for your next family trip, here are five reasons, as to why a Farm trip is worth a visit:
A visit to animal farm helps you recreate yourself as you step closer to Mother Nature. The calm surrounding and innocent animals help you to rejuvenate easily as it takes you away from the fast and busy life of the urban life. It gives you a moment to stop and connect to a real surrounding. Where everything is built by nature itself. It lets you be a part of a culture where humans and nature work together and grow together.
2. Learn to Love
A visit to animal farm gives you an opportunity to interact and understand various animals. Though all these animals vary in their shape, size, and temperaments, the one thing that is common amongst them is that they all understand the language of love and sense the feeling of fear as well. A trip to animal farm helps you to respond better to the behavior of all these animals and takes out the fear of animals from us. It makes us fall in love with small and minor gestures made by these animals.
3. Observe and Absorb
A trip to animal farm helps you to observe and understand the animal behavior and habitat closely. It lets you interact with them and understand them beyond the bookish knowledge you have ever had. Also, it’s an opportunity for kids to see almost all the domestic or farm animals that they have only read about or drawn in books. For them, it would be an overwhelming experience to see all the farm animals out of their books. Also, this visit lets them learn about the habitat and sounds of various animals for real. This practical approach to learning would help them to remember or retain this knowledge forever.
4. Being Humane
A visit to the animal farm helps your kids to grow into a kind and humane person as they learn to care and nurture the farm animals. This helps them to love and respect other living beings. These voiceless animals teach them that love has no language and for expressing love there is no need of any word. They learn compassion, responsibility, and patience towards all.
5. Pure Ambiance
With growing numbers of automobiles and construction sites all around the city, it is the dusty air that we breathe and the noisy horns that we listen to. It’s rare to find a moment of peace where all you can find yourself truly connected with Mother Nature. Where you can hear a Bird chirping and cool breeze refreshing every part of you.Where your child can realize the true beauty of nature and fun beyond electronic gadgets.
A weekend getaway to an animal farm is a great idea for so many reasons that it hard to list them all. But most of all it is the childlike joy and fun of exploring felt within, no matter what one’s age is. Also, for kids, it helps them at educational and personal level. Such a practical learning experience for them helps them to connect better with you, nature and also their inner self. Visiting an animal farm lets out your animal love and joy of being a part of a more real and natural environment.