Thursday, April 5, 2012

Once Upon a Book ~ The Big Red Barn Art Ideas

This week you’ll need some construction paper, cotton balls, markers, scissors, one googly eye {optional} and glue to make some fun farm animal crafts!


Book Summary: The story is very simple. It’s about a day in the life of the animals on a farm. Each animal is introduced as you read about the happens in and around the big red barn.

Cotton ball sheep

  1. Draw a sheep outline
  2. Glue cotton balls on the outline for the wool

Handprint RoosterIMG_1516

{Idea from No Time for Flash Cards}

  1. Draw a chicken outline
  2. Trace your little one’s hand on one piece of construction paper {you’ll cut more from this one pattern}
  3. Let your little one color the chicken while you cut out the hands (5-8)
  4. Cut the chicken out
  5. Glue the hands on the chicken
  6. Cut out a beak and legs and glue them on
  7. {Optional} add googly eye

Be sure to check back next week for some more fun farm ideas for Once Upon a book!


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