Baa, Baa, Black Sheep Nursery Rhyme
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities
|Alphabet > Digraph Sh > Letter Y | Animals > Farm Animals > Sheep | Colors > Black | Nursery
Rhymes > Music | Holidays & Events > Sheep
events | Seasons > Spring
Activity 1: Baa, Baa Black Sheep Nursery Rhyme and Music
View Appuseries YouTube video above. External link to lyrics and music for Baa, Baa, Black Sheep song.
Print, or read and sing the nursery rhyme from the screen, nursery rhyme coloring page. Make sure child understands the meaning of all the words. Point to the rhyming words.
Note: Children under age 2 will also benefit greatly from singing, using puppets, stuffed animals, and/or finger plays with nursery rhymes.
Activity 2: Sheep Crafts
Tell the children they are going to make a special Baa, Baa Black Sheep craft. Choose one of the crafts of your choice below:
Craft 1: Heart Shapes Baa, Baa Black Sheep (ages 3+)
This craft is primarily assembled with heart shapes (except eyes). Children will practice counting, sorting and sizing the templates. Make sure to select the black and gray templates if printing color format.
Craft 2: Handprint Sheep or Lamb (ages 2+)
This craft is ideal for children ages 2 to 4 and it is a wonderful keepsake that incorporates their handprint.
Activity 3: Consonant Digraph Sh digraph > Sheep or Shepherd > Level: Advanced K and First Grade. Letter Y is for Yarn > the most common fiber to produce yarn is wool harvested from sheep.
Activity 4: Learning about Sheep > Discuss some simple facts about sheep.
Activity 5: Coloring Page Activities > Various sheep coloring pages: Select an image, and decorate with cotton balls - cut out and make a hand puppet with a craft stick or drinking straw.
* white paper or card stock