Little Boy Blue Nursery Rhyme
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities
Little Boy Blue is a wonderful
nursery rhyme to introduce various themes and learning skills.
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
The rhyme also mentions two farm animals: the cow
and sheep. Visit related activities for crafts and activities related to
Activity: Little Boy Blue
Nursery Rhyme Rebus & Music
Print, read and sing the
nursery rhyme rebus color poster with rebus text in color and
and white coloring page so children can follow and read
the images along with you.
Make sure child understands the meaning
of all the words. Identify colors in the
picture. Here is the music
and animation @ Appuseries YouTube channel, enjoy!
- 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 Blue
sleeping in the hay. It is composed of entirely of shapes.
Activity: Letter F is for Farmer or Digraph Sh > Sh is for
Shepherd as commnunity helpers.
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Little Boy Blue Craft