Activity > Mary Had a Little Lamb Nursery Rhyme Activities
Print, or read directly from the screen, and sing from
the nursery rhyme poster. Here is an external link
to background music and lyrics, or Appuseries YouTube video.
page version also available and a nice take home activity for
child care or preschool. Make sure child understands the meaning
of all the words. Point to the rhyming words. Identify colors in the
Tell the children they are going to make a special craft about Mary
and her lamb. The Handprint Lamb is very easy for young children 18+
plus to 3 years old. The stand-up display is more challenging
for children 4+ and older.
Children under 2 will benefit greatly from singing, using puppets,
stuffed animals, and/or finger plays with nursery rhymes.
Activity > Craft - Mary Had a Little Lamb Stand-up
Display (Ages 3+)
This an easy cute craft and homemade toy with a movable figure of Mary and a lamb to dramatize the nursery rhyme. Use it to introduce the lamb theme, school theme, and to prepare children for their first kindergarten experience or just going back to school.
Activity > Alphabet Letter L
Review and present the alphabet materials that you would like to use for
addressing letter L.
Discuss some simple facts about a lamb --
is a baby
sheep. A female lamb is called an ewe. Discuss some products derived
from the lamb: wool for example. Where does a lamb
live? A farm. What sound does the lamb make? BAA, BAA.
Activity > Coloring page activities > Various
lamb and sheep coloring pages: Color, cut out and decorate
with cotton balls, make a hand puppet with a craft
Activity 5 > Online Jigsaw Puzzle > Back
to School and Mary had a Little Lamb Theme
Six piece online puzzle, click on the shape button to
increase number of pieces.
Color poster w/text
Related nursery rhyme:
Baa, Black Sheep
Had a Little Lamb
Stand-up Display Craft
Letter L lamb activities
* white paper
* coloring tools