It is the year of the sheep! Stop by the library to check out a few sheep books, then gather simple supplies around your house to make a few of these adorable sheep crafts!
Crafting with your kids encourages creativity, strengthens fine motor muscles and provides a wonderful opportunity to develop vocabulary! When combined with a good book, crafting enhances learning.
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Where Is the Green Sheep? / Donde esta la oveja verde? (English and Spanish Edition) This rhyming story introduces children to color words. Repetive text, “Where is the green sheep,” helps even the youngest of readers participate in story re-tellings. Read the full book review here.
Baa Baa Black Sheep is another picture book I adore. The farm animals all believe sheep is being unkind by not fulfilling their requests. They realize at the end that she shares what she knows best. A tale about spreading kindness to others and giving what you have and what you do well. Read the full book review here.
Here is a sheep craft for almost every craft material available: yarn, sponges, contact paper, cotton balls, ribbon, clothespins, paper plates, toilet paper tubes, Styrofoam, and popcorn!
- Yarn sheep craft
- Sponge and paint sheep craft
- Contact paper and cotton ball sheep
- Ribbon curling sheep craft
- Clothespin sheep craft
- Paper plate and cotton ball sheep mask
- Toilet paper tube sheep craft
- Styrofoam sheep craft
- Popcorn sheep craft
Thank you to the contributing bloggers for inspiring us to make sheep crafts this year!