Lamb Craft | Sheep | Heart Shape
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities
L > L is for Lamb or
Consonant Sh digraph > Sheep or Shepherd
Farm > Lamb & Sheep
Bible > Alphabet > Lamb & Shepherd
Colors > white, or black/gray
Crafts > Hearts Lamb or Sheep
Nursery Rhymes >
*Baa, Baa, Black Sheep
*Mary had a little lamb
Numbers > Math > Early Fractions, Counting, Sizing, Sorting
Age group: Older toddlers to early
The sheep and its young, the lamb is a favorite farm animal. It is also an opportunity to discuss the shepherd who takes care of the sheep.
Young children will have fun making easy and fun crafts of a lamb or sheep almost entirely made with heart shapes (except the eyes), the ears is a heart cut in halves. During craft activity many basic skills can be addressed. Other printable support materials and links to related activities are provided. Let's get started.
The crafts are appropriate for various holidays and seasonal activities listed in the themes column.
Activity: Hearts Lamb or Sheep Craft (Ages 2.5+)
Note: Pre-paste eyes for the youngest children
Tell the children they are going to have fun with activities related to a wonderful and fun animal, the lamb or sheep!
Review your options for printing the craft version of your choice as well assembly options that best meet your needs. Before assembly conduct some of the learning activities suggested below:
Printing and assembly options for the craft:
Option 1: Print color template of your choice help to cut out, conduct learning activities below and assemble. Encourage older children to cut out their own templates as much as possible.
Option 2: Print black and white template. Children can color, paint or decorate first, cut out and proceed as above.
Option 3: For large groups or to recycle left over materials. Print directly on color paper. Print black & white template on card stock and use as a master template. Trace the patterns directly on construction paper, left-over paper, or fun foam to obtain pieces needed.
Other decorations and ideas for the craft option:
1. Replace eyes template with large plastic wiggly eyes.
3. Tape a ribbon, string or a piece of magnet to the back to use as decoration or ornament.
4. Puppet options:
Paper bag puppet:
a. Turn the corners inward on a standard small lunch paper bag, these are also available in white.
b. Glue assembled craft on the flap.
c. Add children can glue strands from wool yarn, cotton ball or draw swirl designs (like the ones on the craft) to the bag
Activities: Learning Activities to conduct before craft assembly:
Choose those activities you feel are appropriate on the ages of children.
Shapes & Colors Activity:
1. Ask children to identify the shapes and colors on the
template if using the color template. Ask the children to
identify the colors they've used to color/decorate the template.
Black & White
Baa Baa Black Sheep Craft
Baa Baa Black Sheep template
Alphabet printable activities
Letter L Lamb
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