Goats Theme Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities

Activities Materials

Alphabet > Crafts > Letter G | Animals > Mammals > Farm > Goat | Character Education > Fables | Fairy Tales > Online Story time > Three Billy Goats Gruff | Holidays & Events > | Jan. or Feb. > Chinese New Year - Oct 2nd > World Farm Animals Day

These are series of activities to present the goat:

1. Animals > Mammals > Wild | Farm > Goat > Online animal facts, images and many resources >
The goat is an animal with hooves, hollow horns, and rough hair.  Goats are mammals that are raised for their milk, wool, and meat.  They are closely related to sheep.

Learn about goats at:

2. Video Story time > Three Billy Goats Gruff

Read and share this classic Norwegian fairy tale.  Here are two video versions.
Version 1: @ Toddler Time Learning Channel
Version 2: Paul Galdone's book read aloud

Geography > Identify and locate Norway in an atlas map or globe. Discuss some basic facts about Norway.

3. Aesop Fables > Character Education > Read, print and discuss the fable >

The Fox and the Goat
The Two Goats

4. Online Jigsaw Puzzles > Skills > Problem solving, computer skills > using the mouse, letter G recognition >
Here are two online jigsaw puzzles the children will enjoy.  The first puzzle features the troll and the three Billy goats at the bridge, a scene from the fairy tale story. The second puzzle features a fun goat and links to English and Spanish activities. The default puzzles are 6 pieces. Click on the Change Cut button to change shape and number of pieces.

Three Billy Goats Gruff
Goat > Bilingual:  English and Spanish 

5. Alphabet activities:  Letter G Goat Printable Activities > Introduce or reinforce letter recognition and early handwriting skills.

6. Craft activities:  DLTK's printable Goat theme crafts > assembled using a toilet paper tube in the materials column.

7. Goats and troll coloring pages for puppets and display
Print a selection goat coloring pages to represent the Billy goats and a troll coloring page on sturdy card stock paper to make a puppets.

Color, cut out and attach a craft stick to the back.  Take turns retelling the fairy tale.

goat online jigsaw puzzle
Goat online jigsaw puzzle

bilingual

letter g goat printable activities
Letter G Goat printable activities

goats coloring pages
Goats coloring pages
troll coloring page
Troll coloring page

three billy goats gruff online jigsaw puzzle
Online jigsaw puzzle
Three Billy Goats Gruff


External links
goat crafts at dltk kids
@ dltk-kids.com
Goat craft
or
Wild goat craft
Review other printables in the lesson plan