Baa, Baa Black Sheep

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Teach your child "Baa, Baa Black Sheep" and create your very own black sheep. This craft courtesy of Ashland Community Preschool.

What You’ll Need:
*Paper
*Black or grey paint
*Cotton ball
*Black marker
*Google eye (optional)
*4 mini popsicle sticks or 2 regular popsicle sticks cut in half.

Preparation:
*If you do not have grey paint, water down some black paint, or add some white paint to it to make it lighter.

Activity:
*Teach your child the nursery rhyme “Baa, Baa Black Sheep”.

Baa, Baa Black Sheep, Have you any wool?
Yes, sir. Yes, sir. Three bags full.
One for the master, one for the dame.
One for the little boy who lives down the lane.
Baa, Baa, Black Sheep, Have you any wool?
Yes, sir. Yes, sir. Three bags full.

*Use the cotton ball and paint to sponge paint on the sheep’s body – make a large oval in the center of the page.
*Use the black marker to make the sheep’s face – a triangle shape. If you do not have a google eye to use, be sure to leave a small white circle of space for the eye.
*Use the black marker to color in the popsicle sticks.
*Make the sheep’s leg’s by gluing the popsicle sticks under the body.
*Send us a picture of your black sheep and we may post it to our site! info@mycalendarmaker.com.

Suggested Resources:
Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes - at Amazon.com
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