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Handprint Sheep Craft For Kids [Free Template]

What’s cuter than adorable fluffy sheep?!

While the real sheep might be a bit stinky, there’s no downside to this cute handprint sheep craft!

It’s a fun Easter handprint craft that is great for preschool, pre k, and kindergarten-aged children.

Besides being fun, this craft also makes a wonderful keepsake to save for years to come! Download the free template and make it at home or at school.

Be sure to watch our quick video tutorial to see exactly how we made this craft.

Easy Sheep Craft

handprint sheep craft image collage wit the words handprint sheep in the middle

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Black marker
  • Pencil
  • Sheep template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the sheep template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

hand holding handprint sheep template

Place the eyes on the sheep’s face and glue them just above the nose.

hand gluing eyes onto handprint sheep craft

Take the bangs and glue them at the top of the sheep’s face.

hand gluing bangs onto sheep head

Next, glue the face and glue it in the middle of the head fluff piece.

hand gluing head onto head fluff of sheep craft

Trace your child’s hand on a piece of tan paper and cut it out. Position the body fluff piece in the middle of the handprint and glue it in place.

hand gluing body fluff onto handprint sheep craft

Position the finished head onto the thumb portion of the handprint and glue it down.

hand gluing head onto handprint sheep craft

Use a black marker to draw on the sheep’s hooves.

hand coloring hooves onto handprint sheep
hand holding handprint sheep craft

More Easter Activities For Kids

If you want some more easy Easter ideas for kids to do this spring season, check out all of our other ideas below!

Books are one of the best ways to introduce a theme or holiday to children. There are so many great Easter books for kids, but these are some of our favorites. Grab them from the library or buy them to add to your child’s collection!

Happy Easter Mouse – Everyone knows Mouse from the classic If You Give A Mouse A Cookie book, but now he’s back and ready to celebrate Easter! Kids will love watching him as he goes on an Easter egg hunt!

Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure – Join Pete as he races to help the Easter bunny just in time for Easter! This is another new classic kids rate as a must-have!

It’s Not Easy Being A Bunny – Follow PJ the bunny as he tries to discover what kind of animal he’d rather be instead of a bunny! It’s a silly story with a great lesson.

two handprint sheep crafts

For those kiddos who can’t get enough of crafts, don’t worry, we’ve got plenty of fun ideas!

If you’d like more sheep crafts try out this sheep paper bag puppet craft, this paper plate sheep craft, or this sheep headband craft.

For bunny crafts, we have the following projects:

For a fun and educational activity, try out these Easter do a dot printables!

handprint sheep craft

If sensory play is one of your kid’s favorite try out this Easter sensory bin. It’s great for kids who love exploratory play and who are working on color matching. This Easter play dough kit is another fun option!

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hand holding handprint sheep craft

Handprint Sheep Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This handprint sheep craft is a fun activity to make for Easter or for farm animal units!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Black marker
  • Pencil
  • Sheep template

Instructions

  1. Download the sheep template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Place the eyes on the sheep's face and glue them just above the nose.
  3. Take the bangs and glue them at the top of the sheep's face.
  4. Next, glue the face and glue it in the middle of the head fluff piece.
  5. Trace your child's hand on a piece of tan paper and cut it out. Position the body fluff piece in the middle of the handprint and glue it in place.
  6. Position the finished head onto the thumb portion of the handprint and glue it down.
  7. Use a black marker to draw on the sheep's hooves.

Free Sheep Template

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Stefanie Escobar

Saturday 11th of September 2021

I would like the sheep template please.

Sam

Monday 13th of September 2021

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you 🙂

Laura

Friday 19th of February 2021

Would love the hand sheep template please

Sam T

Monday 22nd of February 2021

Of course! Just enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be sent to you ?

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