Thursday, May 14, 2009

Once Upon a Book ~ Animal Babies on the Farm...FARM week 2


Summary: Animal Babies on the Farm shows seven young farm animal- pigs, ducks, cows, horses, chickens, goats, and geese. From the placid presence of a cud-chewing cow to the scratching and pecking of a mother hen, this delightful book provides a perfect introduction for young children to farmyard favorites.

We had a lot of fun reading this book (the whole series is great if you get a chance check them out at your local library)

Paper Plate Farm Animal Mask:

  • Paper Plate
  • Paint
  • Craft Stick
  • Fun Foam Accessories
  • Googly Eyes
  • Glue and/or Stapler

To Make:

  • Have your LO paint the Paper Plate to be a farm animal we made a Pink Pig (of course she loves PINK). You Could make A Cow, Sheep, Pig, Horse, Chicken, Duck, Cat, Dog any animal that lives on a farm would work. Or if your real adventurous make a whole set
  • you can also print out some farm animal mask here

Sunshine Breakfast:

(you can talk about how eggs come from chickens and how you get up early when the sun is rising to feed the farm animals and get the eggs)


  • Scrambled Eggs
  • Toast cut into strips

To Make:

  • Scramble some eggs
  • Toast up 2 pieces of bread, butter and cut into strips
  • Place your toast into a circle
  • Place the eggs into the center

Are You Listening? (use the Farm Feltboard set to act it out)

Sung to: "Frere Jacques"

Are you listening, are you listening
To the cow, to the cow?
Hear the cow calling,
Hear the cow calling.
Moo, moo, moo;
moo, moo, moo.

Are you listening, are you listening
To the pig, to the pig?
Hear the pig calling,
Hear the pig calling.

Are you listening, are you listening
To the horse, to the horse?
Hear the horse calling,
Hear the horse calling.
Neigh, neigh, neigh;
Neigh,neigh, neigh.

Are you listening,
are you listening To the hen, to the hen?
Hear the hen calling,
Hear the hen calling.
Cluck, cluck, cluck;
cluck, cluck, cluck!

Want to see what's coming next (and books we've done in the past)? Click here to see our Once Upon a Book webpage!


Michelle said...

I know what the twins and I will be doing tomorrow! This is so cute!

Michelle said...

We have and love this book!! Emily would love these projects to go with it. Thanks you for the ideas :0)