Mary Had A Little Lamb Nursery Rhyme
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Alphabet > Letter L
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Activity > Mary Had A Little Lamb Nursery Rhyme Activities
Print, or read directly from the screen, and sing from the nursery rhyme poster. Here is an external link to background music and lyrics.
Coloring page version also available and a nice take home activity for child care or preschool. Make sure child understands the meaning of all the words. Point to the rhyming words. Identify colors in the picture.
Tell the children they are going to make a special craft about Mary and her lamb. The Handprint Lamb is very easy for young children 18+ plus to 3 years old. The stand-up display is more challenging for children 4+ and older.
Note: Children under 2 will benefit greatly from singing, using puppets, stuffed animals, and/or finger plays with nursery rhymes.
Activity > Craft - Mary Had A Little Lamb Stand-up Display (Ages 3+)
Printing and assembly options:
The craft is available in color or black line format to color and decorate. Print on sturdy paper (card stock). When using the black & white version you may be able to print template 1 directly on blue paper for an instant blue sky background.
Assembling the craft:
Discuss some simple facts about a lamb -- is a baby sheep. A female lamb is called an ewe. Discuss some products derived from the lamb: wool for example. Where does a lamb live? A farm. What sound does the lamb make? BAA, BAA.
Activity > Coloring page activities > Various lamb and sheep coloring pages: Color, cut out and decorate with cotton balls, make a hand puppet with a craft stick.
Activity 5 > Online Jigsaw Puzzle > Back to School and Mary had a Little Lamb Theme
Mary Had a Little Lamb
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