> Digraph Sh
*Sh is for Sheep or
*Sh is for Shepherd
*Letter Y > Y
is for Yarn
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Colors > Black
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Baa, Baa Black Sheep
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Activity #1: Baa, Baa Black
Sheep Nursery Rhyme and Music
* External to lyrics and music for Baa,
baa Black Sheep song and lyrics link
* Print, or read and sing the nursery rhyme from the screen,
nursery rhyme coloring page. Make sure child understands the meaning
of all the words. Point to the rhyming words.
Children under age 2 will also benefit greatly from singing, using puppets,
stuffed animals, and/or finger plays with nursery rhymes.
Activity #2: Sheep Crafts
Tell the children they are going to make a special Baa, Baa Black
Sheep craft. Choose one of the crafts of your choice below:
Craft #1: Heart Shapes Baa, Baa
Black Sheep (ages 3+)
This craft is primarily assembled with heart shapes (except
eyes). Children will practice counting, sorting and sizing the
templates. Make sure to select the black and gray templates if
printing color format.
Craft #2: Handprint Sheep or Lamb
This craft is ideal for children ages 2 to 4 and it is a wonderful
keepsake that incorporates their handprint.
Activity #3: Consonant Digraph Sh digraph > Sheep
Level: Advanced K and First Grade Level
Review and/or present consonant digraph Sh.
Alternative > Y is for Yarn
> the most common fiber to produce yarn is wool harvested
Activity #4: Science & Social Studies Learning about Sheep
Discuss some simple facts
Activity #5: Coloring
sheep coloring pages: Select an image, and decorate
with cotton balls - cut out and make a hand puppet with a craft
stick or drinking straw.
* white paper or card stock
*materials to color or paint with