Explore Farming in Nova Scotia Colouring Book

The Explore Farming in Nova Scotia Colouring Book is suitable for early elementary grades to learn about Nova Scotia’s farming industry. Each page includes a small amount of text and a line drawing for colouring. Books are available in English and French.

The Explore Farming in Nova Scotia Colouring Book contains 20 pages with line drawings developed from photos taken on Nova Scotia farms. The text and images support learning about how food is produced in Nova Scotia for early elementary students (Grade Primary – 3).

The colouring book covers the following material:

  • farms
  • honeybees
  • fruit
  • apples
  • blueberries
  • strawberries
  • cranberries
  • vegetables
  • carrots
  • potatoes
  • dairy cows
  • beef cows
  • chickens
  • eggs
  • turkey
  • sheep
  • pigs
  • Christmas trees
  • maple syrup

The short text in the book focuses on how these crops and livestock are grown and raised. Teachers can create opportunities for developing learning competencies while meeting outcomes in Health Education, Science, and Social Studies.

This resource book is available anytime throughout the year. Teachers can order one copy per student or one master copy that can be freely photocopied.

This program is also available in French.


Elementary School teachers in Nova Scotia public schools are eligible to apply.

How to apply

  1. Determine if the Explore Farming in Nova Scotia colouring book is a good fit for your classroom.
  2. Complete the application form.
  3. The Department of Agriculture will review all applications.
  4. Teachers will be contacted for delivery.

How long it takes

Teachers will be notified within 5 business days that their application has been received and for details for delivery.


There is no cost to participate in this program.

Before you apply

Make sure your school principal is aware of your intention to apply to the program and supports your participation.

Important dates

This resource is available throughout the year.

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Other ways to apply

If you are unable to apply online, contact the Agricultural Education office at 902-893-6575 or

Contact Information

Agricultural Education Office
74 Research Dr.
Bible Hill, NS B6L 2R2

Phone: 902-893-6575