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Little Boy Blue Nursery Rhyme Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities

Little Boy Blue Nursery Rhyme Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities


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Little Boy Blue is a wonderful nursery rhyme to introduce various themes and learning skills. Review all the activities to prepare and print the activities.

Here is the music and animation @ Appuseries YouTube channel, enjoy!

Little Boy Blue is a young farmer or shepherd that falls asleep in the hay. We can present a very important community helper: the farmer or a shepherd theme. The craft below will provide shapes practice and focusing on the color blue.

The rhyme also mentions two farm animals: the cow and sheep. Visit related activities for crafts and activities related tothese animals.

Activity > Present Nursery Rhyme Rebus & Music

Print, read and sing the nursery rhyme rebus color poster with rebus text in color and distribute black and white coloring page so children can follow and readthe images along with you.

Make sure child understands the meaning of all the words. Identify colors in the picture.


  • Ask the children if they know what type of work does Little Boy Blue is supposed to do when he is not asleep in the hay.
  • Could he be working in a farm?
  • Identify the animals mentioned: sheep and cow.
  • What could the cow be doing in the corn?
  • Why does Little Boy Blue need a horn?
  • Note: Children under 2 will benefit greatly from singing, using puppets, stuffed animals, and/or finger plays with nursery rhymes.

Activity > Easy Shapes Little Boy Blue Craft

Present this educational craft of a farmer Little Boy Bluesleeping in the hay. It is composed of entirely of shapes and shades of blue.

Activity > Alphabet activities > Letter F is for Farmer or Digraph /Sh/ > /Sh/ is for Shepherd as commnunity helpers includes various printable activities for different age levels.

Little Boy Blue Nursery Rhyme Poster and Coloring Pages
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Coloring page
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Easy Shapes Little Boy Blue Craft

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