Fall Preschool
Field Trips

Hands on Life Science Class in the Pumpkin Patch

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What The Tour Includes:

  • This tour includes a small pie pumpkin
  • The tour will NOT include apples 2020 because of poor apple crop due to freeze.
  • Optional hayride to the pumpkin patch.
  • Pick a small pie pumpkin from the field.
  • Age appropriate lesson about pumpkins.
  • Fun in the Tractor Town Kid’s Farm Play Area
  • Picnic area available for hour immediately following tour.
  • Approximately 30 minutes of guided activities + play time.

Cost: $8/student and adults* 

Due to COVID restrictions:  Group sizes are limited to minimum of 10 maximum of 20 participants (this includes everybody).  If you have more than 20 people total in your group you MUST book two slots.

Because of COVID Field Trip bookings for 2020 will not open until Friday, August 21st.

Bookings can be made through the online calendar (after August 21st) or by calling Helen at 317-498-1009.

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Why Choose Tuttles?

Let us do the Work!

Every tour is fully guided by one of our farm tour guides and incorporates educational standards.

Learning can be Fun!

Play time in the Tractor Town Adventure Farm is included free with every tour!

Bring your Lunch

Our indoor and outdoor picnic areas allow your to enjoy lunch while you are here.

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What Other Teacher's Are Saying...

Thanks for another wonderful day for my kindergarten class!  We enjoyed the hayride, the apple talk, and the apple picking!  The kids and the parents loved the playground, the animals, and the cornstalk tunnels. So fun!! Looking forward to next year!

I’ve been bringing my school’s kindergarten to Tuttle’s for 10 years now and it’s always a great experience!  This was the first year we had lunch at Tuttle’s.  I found the indoor picnic area to be large, well equipped for all of our group, and a nice retreat for lunch.  As always the staff was very kind, helpful, and educational.  We’ll be back again next year.  Thanks so much to Tuttle’s for making it great for us!

We had such a great time! You were very accommodating even though the weather was not the greatest. The kids still had so much fun and we will definitely be back! Thanks for everything!

Thank you for a great day at Tuttles!  Your staff was great with my students with special needs. Please thank them for their patients and understanding of my students needs.

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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you accommodate special needs students?

We host lots of special needs groups here at Tuttles.  If you book online, please just indicate any special needs you have in the comments section for us.  Our tour guides can adapt the tour to your groups needs and learning level, and our hayrides are wheelchair accessible {keep in mind that pumpkin patch is dirt…and may be more challenging if you wish to take wheelchairs off ride to pick pumpkins}.

What if my group does not have 10 people?

You can choose to pay the minimum for a group tour or choose to participate in our general public upick and farm activities which are also open on weekday hours.  Information and pricing for general public.

What happens in the event of inclement weather?

Weather in September and October is normally great for a visit to the orchard.  Elementary Tours can be moved indoors in the event of rain.  We will replace the hayride with other activities.  Because of the unpredictability of Indiana weather, we don’t reschedule tours in advance of the morning of your tour.

What if I need to cancel?

We often have a waiting list for field trips.  If you are unable to keep your scheduled time, we ask that you cancel at least one week in advance to allow another group to take your place.  If you fail to cancel and do not show for your tour, we will charge a no show fee of $50.

When does scheduling open for the year?

We begin taking reservations beginning Friday, August 21.  You can book online or by calling Helen at 317-498-1009.

Educational
Resources

We're big on agricultural education.

Key Educational Concepts Covered in this Tour:

  • Life cycle of pumpkin plan.
  • Honey bees’ role in pollination of pumpkins.
  • Observe pumpkins and growing in their natural environment.
  • Pests that you might find in the pumpkin patch.
Other Educational Resources
Apple Orchard Coloring Book Page
Apple Orchard Coloring Book Page

Agricultural Education is one of our core values!

We believe in making learning come to life on the farm.

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Still have questions?

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Call Helen at 317-498-1009

Can’t get through?  Leave a message and we’ll call you back…sometimes we’re busy out on the farm and can’t answer right now.

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