Baa Baa Black Sheep Craft

Do your preschoolers know Baa Baa Black Sheep? It’s a fun rhyme to teach preschoolers, and our Baa Baa Black Sheep craft is perfect for bringing the rhyme to life.

Whether you’re looking to boost fine motor skills, grow your preschooler’s love for music and rhythm, or simply spark joy through arts and crafts, this Baa Baa Black Sheep activity is packed with possibilities.

Crafting with your children is more than just creating something adorable to hang on the refrigerator; it’s about spending quality time together, laughing, and learning side by side.

Imagine the fun of singing the nursery rhyme while helping your little one create their sheep masterpiece! Grab your crafting scissors, and let’s shear some creativity into our day!

Among other skills, this craft helps promote hand-eye coordination while strengthening motor skills. Plus, it’s an excellent opportunity to chat with your kids about the importance of sheep in our world.

Let’s dive into the materials and steps needed for this playful Baa Baa Black Sheep craft!

Baa Baa Black Sheep Craft

All you’ll need to start is a simple paper plate, which will soon transform into a charming black sheep with a little imagination and some art supplies. Who knew that a household item could become the canvas for a child’s creativity?

This low-cost project not only recycles, but it also ignites your preschooler’s artistic flair. As they dab on the pom poms and sketch out their sheep’s face, you’ll witness first-hand their pride in creating something uniquely theirs.

So, gather round the table, it’s time to make some fuzzy memories with this delightful paper plate craft! Ready to begin?

Here’s how we’ll bring our woolly friend to life!


  • small paper plate
  • white construction paper
  • black pom poms
  • googly eyes
  • white glue
  • scissors

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Begin by spreading glue all over a small white paper plate.

Have your child cover the paper plate with black pom poms.

While the glue is drying, cut three ovals from white construction paper. One oval will be bigger than the other two. The remaining two ovals should be the same size. These will be the ears.

Glue the ears to the backside of the largest oval. Then, glue googly eyes on the head.

Glue the face onto the black pom poms to finish your black sheep.

Isn’t this such a cute sheep activity for preschoolers?

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Nursery Rhymes for Preschool

Nursery rhymes are not only catchy tunes; they’re educational tools that teach rhythm, phonetics, and storytelling.

Let’s explore some engaging nursery rhyme activities to enhance your preschoolers’ learning and fun:

Rhyme and Seek

Create an indoor or outdoor scavenger hunt based on nursery rhymes. Each clue pertains to a different rhyme, encouraging children to recall and recite them as they search for the next hint. It’s delightful to see their eyes light up as they make the connections and rush to the next spot.

Rhyme Time Match Game

Help your little ones develop their memory and matching skills with a nursery rhyme matching game. Simply print out cards with images from favorite nursery rhymes, and watch the preschoolers match them as they sing along. Matching Mother Hubbard with her cupboard or the spider with its waterspout becomes a learning celebration.

Interactive Story Wall

Transform a section of your classroom or playroom into an interactive nursery rhyme wall. Use felt or magnetic boards and create pieces for children to move around as they recite the rhymes.

From Humpty Dumpty to Little Bo Peep’s sheep, children will love to interact with the stories and characters. It’s a tactile and visual way to experience these timeless tales.

Rhyme and Rhythm Instruments

There’s a musician in every child, and what better way to bring out their innate rhythm than by pairing nursery rhymes with simple instruments? Tambourines, bells, or homemade shakers can make “Hey Diddle Diddle” or “The Itsy Bitsy Spider” come alive with sounds and energy. This activity is fantastic for group participation and teaches the joy of making music together.

Through these activities, you’ll create a rich tapestry of learning while instilling a love for language and storytelling.

It’s clear that the simple joy of creating a Baa Baa Black Sheep craft can lead to much more than just an art project. It opens doors to rhythmic learning, strengthens essential developmental skills, and most importantly, fosters unforgettable moments between you and your budding artist.

By engaging in these nursery rhyme activities together, you’re setting the stage for a love of learning that can last a lifetime. So next time you recite the familiar verses of Baa Baa Black Sheep, remember that with a few craft supplies and a splash of creativity, you’re crafting more than just a sheep; you’re crafting memories.

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Baa Baa Black Sheep Craft

Baa Baa Black Sheep Craft

This adorably fluffy black sheep is perfect for your Baa Baa Black Sheep lessons. It also fits seamlessly into your farm, Easter, and general animal activities for preschoolers.

Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Difficulty Easy


  • small paper plate
  • white construction paper
  • black pom poms
  • googly eyes


  • white glue
  • scissors


    Start off by applying glue on a small white paper plate.

    Encourage your little one to dress up the paper plate with tiny black fluffy balls.

    As the glue dries, cut three ovals from white craft paper. The first oval should be larger than the remaining two, which should be identical in size. These will be crafted into ears.

    Glue the ears to the back side of the biggest oval. Next, fasten googly eye decorations to the head.

    Glue the prepared face to the black fluffy balls to complete your adorable black lamb.

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