Cow Craft |
Paper Bag Puppet | Bull | Ox
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities
|Themes||Instructions and Suggestions||Materials|
*C is for Cow
*O is for Ox
*X: Ox ends with X
Animals > Farm > Cattle > Bull | Cow | Ox
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Holidays and Events > Cattle theme events
This is one of a collection of easy-to-
bag puppets with 2 or 3 piece templates for children 2+
and older. It can quickly become one of your favorite
"teaching/ learning helpers" and also a great homemade toy!
If you don't have paper bags, that's OK, because it can also be a
craft stick puppet when mounted or printed onto sturdy paper or thin
cardboard and then assembled.
This craft can be adapted to use to depict a domesticated bovines: the bull, cow or an ox.
Template 1: color head Template 2: color body
The color version is meant for the educator (parent, preschool teacher, child care provider or baby-sitter) to use as a teaching helper:
1. Story time helper:
The puppet can be the story teller and reader. It can bring excitement and enthusiasm into the reading time. This "helper" can ask questions to the children during and after the reading. Later the children can have fun assembling their own puppet using the black and white version templates.
2. Introduce any New Topics:
The puppet can help introduce any new theme, or topic such as letters of the alphabet (refer to the links in the materials column), numbers, colors, science concepts, animal facts (farm animals theme), the seasons, special occasions & events listed in the activities column.
Animals online facts, images resources:
Cattle > Cows are raised for their meat (called beef and veal), dairy products (milk), leather and as working animals (transport: pulling carts, plows and the like).
Bull: define as male of cattle: an adult male of any breed of domestic cattle or other bovine animal.
Cow: an adult female of any breed of domestic cattle or other bovine animal.
Ox: The domestic ox is invaluable in agriculture as a bovine working animal animal, that pulls a cart or wagon, pulling heavy loads and plows. Visit the related activities for the American legend, Paul Bunyan and his blue Ox, Babe. The ox is also one of the twelve animals represented in the Chinese Zodiac, therefore, appropriate for presenting in Chinese New Year theme.
3. Potty Training / Dental Care / Nutrition/ Visits to the
Doctor / Responsibility: