Paddy fields are flooded plots of land used to grow rice.
Rice grown on paddy fields form a staple food in many parts of Asia.
Paddy fields can be found in many places in Asia like Thailand, India, China, Laos and Vietnam.
Rice has been grown in paddy fields for more than 5000 years.
Working in a paddy field is very hard work.
Buffaloes and other animals are often used to plough paddy fields.
Most modern farmers used tractors to plough paddy fields.
Some snakes love to stay in paddy fields, so farmers have to be very careful!