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Introducing Teddy Bear, Our New Miniature Pony!

Introducing the newest member on our farm, Teddy Bear! We adopted this little guy a few weeks ago and he has been settling in nicely to his new home. He plays well with others and has a super fun personality. This handsome pony enjoys eating horse biscuits and carrots, which compliment his round figure. Give him a big hello the next time you are here on the farm!

Benefits of Visiting Double J Farm

Double J Farm is a mecca of activities for the entire family and animal lovers of all ages! We have so much going on here for our little farmers to see and get their hands dirty with to keep everyone entertained. The beauty of having our farm located just outside of Chicago means we are a quick drive away, but far enough from the big-city noise and traffic to feel like a mini oasis out here in the Western Suburbs.

There are so many benefits for bringing your family to Double J Farm, but here are a few of our favorites!

It creates an authentic connection between the two-dimensional books you read to your kiddos and real life.

Meeting a real life sheep or pig brings the stories you read to your little ones to life for them. By visiting the animals here on the farm, each child is exposed to new vocabulary and information that expands their comprehension of the world. While meeting face to face with a sheep or a pig, they learn about their habitats and unique, survival adaptations- which helps to cement that knowledge into their growing minds, helping to build their cognitive skills that they will use throughout life.

A farm is a sensory factory for little eyes, noses, and ears.

Research shows that the first five years of life are the most crucial for a child’s cognitive development. With all the animals on the farm, there is a plethora of noises, textures, and smells to stimulate children’s ever-curious minds. During our early childhood programs, such as Jr. Farmers or Parents and Tots, we encourage our little farmers to interact with our animals and build a connection with them; which boost their level of comfort coming into contact with new things. As they grow older, our Horse and Animal Adventure camps create even more opportunities for them to learn and grow even more confident in their own abilities.

Inspires children to be protectors of animals and the environment.

Each season on the farm brings about new opportunities for children to encounter what we call “the farm life.” From picking fruits and vegetables in our garden during the Summer months to animal encounters all year round, we offer educational activities that encourage healthy development and a sense of responsibility of being good caretakers of our animals and the environment. We learn about composting, recycling, and how to be good stewards of our world so that everyone can enjoy it.

These are just a few of the benefits of exposing children from an early age to life on our farm, and there are so many more great reasons to visit. Come see for yourself! Everyone is welcome at Double J Farm, so join us as we embark on a new adventure every day!

New Classes for 18mo- 3yrs

Double J Riding Club is excited to announce a new addition to their programs. Parent and Tots classes are a uniquely structured program that offers a place for both moms (dads, grandparents, nannies etc) and toddlers to play, learn and develop while meeting the animals at Double J! These classes are the perfect hands on experience for your 18 month 3 year old child. Parents and Tots are offered every week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 am to 11 am. Each classes is only $10 per child, we also welcome older siblings to join in the fun as well!

What’s more tot-thrilling than farm animals?


Little ones can learn about real live farm animals in the Parents & Tots classes at the Double J’s Farm! In each 60 minute class a parent/toddler duo might explore the farm grounds, listen to an animal-centric story, create a craft, feed animals, participate in Farm Yoga or play various games! Each class is themed (e.g. Lucky Lizards, Animals of the Night, etc.) and will guide our activities for the week. This is the perfect way to get your little one ready for Junior Farmers!