Jimmy Carter was 4 years old when his family purchased the farm located in the farming community of Archery in 1928.
Pre-K students can explore the childhood days of young Jimmy Carter as they learn about the Carter family, farm chores, vegetables grown in the Carter’s garden and the animals on the farm through online resources at http://www.jimmycarter.info . You may also like to use the Virtual Tour of the Boyhood Farm with students. Students can listen to President Carter talk about his childhood as they see pictures of his childhood farm. The most appropriate tours for young children include the backyard, store, and barn. After listening and seeing the farm through this tour, students may enjoy painting or coloring pictures about the Carter farm.