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Sheep Name Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Let’s take a trip to the farm! It’s a fun outing for the kids, and there are so many different kinds of animals to see!

One of their favorites to see is the fluffy sheep with their wooly coats. Bring that excitement for these cute animals home to incorporate into your next craft time with the kids. 

Our sheep name craft combines the fun activity of crafting a little lamb with helping kids practice spelling their names.

Have the kids continue learning about other cool farm animals by choosing some fun farm animal crafts to do!

Cute Sheep Craft

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Use our editable PDF template to spell out each child’s unique name. Having kids put the letters in the correct order to spell their names is a great way for kids to practice letter recognition. 

Feel free to leave the pieces blank so kids can use their handwriting skills instead to write their names on the grassy knolls.

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Crayons or markers (if using the color, cut & paste version)
  • Sheep template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to get the template)
color cut and paste version of sheep name craft

Directions

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

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Begin by gluing the eyes to the sheep’s head, just above the nose.

hands gluing eye onto sheep face

Glue the head fluff to the top of the sheep’s head.

hand gluing sheep fur onto head

Next, glue the sheep’s head to the top and the middle of the body.

hands gluing sheep head to body

Place the inner legs at the bottom of the body and glue them in place.

hands gluing sheep legs onto body

Take the outer legs and glue them to the sides and back of the body.

hands gluing rear sheep legs onto body

Glue the completed sheep to a background piece of paper.

hands gluing sheep onto backdrop piece of paper

Finish up by spelling the name out of the grass letters along the bottom of the sheep.

hands gluing letters to name on sheep

Be sure to check out our many other fun name crafts your kids will love to craft!

single example of sheep name craft

Farm Ideas For Kids

For those times that you can’t make it to the farm, bring the farm to the kids with some fun and engaging crafts and activities. This way, kids can be entertained with fun animal crafts all year long.

You’ll love seeing your kid’s creativity bloom as they improve essential skills with each project and activity they complete with their favorite farm animals. See some of our favorite farm ideas below to get you started.

Farm Books For Kids

Reading books with your kids is one of the most enriching experiences you can have together. It improves literacy skills and fosters a love for reading.

Sharing stories, discussing characters, and exploring new ideas within the pages of a book can lead to a lifelong passion for learning.

Plus, it provides a great opportunity to unwind and escape into different worlds with your little ones. So, grab a book and snuggle up with your child – you won’t regret it!

Mr.s Wishy-Washy’s Farm is a classic farm animal books for kids. In this story, the animals revolt against Mrs. Wishy-Washy’s baths and leave the farm. You have to read the story to find out what crazy shenanigans the animals run into after they leave the farm!

Little Blue Truck is one of the most popular books in our house. The cool illustrations and rhyming words really make this story fun to read. And with a whole series after this one, kids love getting to know the characters more and more!

The Cow Said Neigh! is a fun and silly book about farm animals who wish they were another farm animal. Kids will enjoy the rhyming and learn that each of us (animals included) has strengths we should embrace.

two examples of finished sheep name craft

Farm Crafts For Kids

Do your kids love crafting? Did you know that crafting provides loads of benefits other than just being a fun activity? Kids are able to develop fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, problem solving, and so much more when they complete a craft.

These skills are improved the more they use them and lead to more and more independence in everyday tasks. Add some crafts to your child’s day to watch them grow!

Horse Handprint Craft – Giddy up for a good time with this cute and fun handprint craft. Kids will love to see their hands become one of their favorite farm animals when they complete this project. This personalized craft is a fun way to practice using scissors and glue.

Cow Headband Craft – With this cute craft, you’ll think you had a cow come back with you from the farm! This craft is great for kids from toddlers to elementary school, so be sure to save this one when you learn about farm animals. This “amoooosing” craft will be a hit with your herd.

Farm animal craft ideas image collage

Duck Paper Bag Puppet – Kids will quack up when they pretend to be a duck with their new puppet! This fun and creative craft has kids work on important skills along with their creativity and imagination!

It’s fun to see what their little minds can think up when it’s time for a puppet show!

Paper Plate Pig – Kids will use an everyday paper plate as their canvas to create their own pink piggie! They’ll just need a handful of basic supplies and our free template, and soon they’ll need a pig pen to keep their new pig in. 

Farm Activities For Kids

Looking for an activity for your little lambs? These free sheep coloring pages are easy to print at a moment’s notice for when you need something to keep the kids entertained.

Not only are they fun, but they’re also great to use for kids to practice fine motor skills and color recognition.

These farm animal printables are a great way to bring the farm to the kids! From the big red barn to the littlest chick, this set is filled with fun ways to learn.

These worksheets will teach your preschoolers to kindergarteners handwriting, counting, fine motor skills, and more with fun and engaging activities.

hand holding sheep name craft

For a fun way to learn color and number identification, print out these farm color by numbers for the kiddos! As kids enjoy coloring in 7 different farm scenes, they’ll also work on fine motor skills and develop the small muscles in their hands.

Break out the scissors and these chick cutting practice worksheets for a fun way to learn to use scissors!

With each snip, kids will be strengthening their hand muscles and developing dexterity. So not only will kids get better at using scissors, but they’ll improve valuable skills when they use these worksheets!

two side by side examples of finished sheep name craft

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

More Farm Ideas For Kids

hand holding sheep name craft

Sheep Name Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Our sheep name craft combines the fun activity of crafting a little lamb with helping kids practice spelling their names.

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Crayons or markers (if using the color, cut & paste version)
  • Sheep template

Instructions

  1. Download the sheep template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by gluing the eyes to the sheep's head, just above the nose. hands gluing eye onto sheep face
  3. Glue the head fluff to the top of the sheep's head.
  4. Next, glue the sheep's head to the top and the middle of the body.
  5. Place the inner legs at the bottom of the body and glue them in place. hands gluing sheep legs onto body
  6. Take the outer legs and glue them to the sides and back of the body.
  7. Glue the completed sheep to a background piece of paper.
  8. Finish up by spelling the name out of the grass letters along the bottom of the sheep. hands gluing letters to name on sheep

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Sheep Name Craft Template

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Kelly

Wednesday 15th of May 2024

Thank you for the sheep name craft!!!

Sam

Wednesday 15th of May 2024

You're very welcome!

becky

Tuesday 25th of July 2023

Please send me the name craft free templates for the sheet, duck, and other farm animals

kathleen

Friday 5th of May 2023

Thanks!

Sam

Friday 5th of May 2023

Of course!

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