Little Boy Blue Nursery Rhyme
Farmer or Shepherd Craft Community Helpers
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities
This craft is to introduce the
farmer or the shepherd.
Activity 3 > Easy Shapes Little Boy BlueCraft | Farmer or ShepherdIn this activity children will have fun practicing shapes: circle (face), oval (the hay template), squares (body) and rectangle (legs and arms).
Print the templates in your choice of color or black and white in the materials column.
Templates: Color (if applicable) and cut the pieces for Little Boy Blue and cut through the dividing line to separate the outline.
Ask and help child to identify the shapes Talk about the different shades of blue.
Encourage child to glue the template pieces to the body outline template.
When Little Boy Blue is assembled cut around and then glue Little Boy Blue to "sleep" over the hay mat template (suggest to color the mat in different shades of yellow & brown). You can also have the children glue some real hay, or cut-up raffia, construction paper in a coordinating color to the hay mat first and then glue Little Boy Blue on top (beige, brown).
There is a small marking on the hay mat marking to use a hole punch to insert a piece of yarn, string or raffia to hang as a decoration.
To reinforce, read and sing the rhyme at least once a day during the week using the rhyme poster and finished craft.
Place the finished craft in a place of honor at child's eye level.
Farm animals and farm theme coloring pages > choose a selection to assemble a coloring book with available book covers.
Dress in something blue today - both educator and children.