Use a craft stick (large lollipop stick) to make this lovely cow bookmark. It would be a fun gift for your child to give an animal-loving friend, but also - what a great incentive to get the reading book out!
Farm Animal Crafts
Farm animals are a classic "theme" with little children, so we decided to pull together all our farm animal crafts on to one page to make it easier for you to find them and enjoy them. We hope we've got something for everyone here.
Cat crafts of all sorts, for children of all ages! We've got black cats for Halloween, cat masks, cuddly cats for pet themes...
Have some chicken fun - for a farmyard theme, or Easter perhaps - with our chicken craft ideas for kids!
Here's our collection of chick crafts for kids - perfect for some Easter, Spring or farmyard fun! Most of the materials you will need can be found around the house or in your junk drawer.
No farm is complete without a loyal farm dog, and you'll find we have some lovely dog craft ideas to get working on too...
Goat Crafts NEW!
New this year, just in time for Chinese New Year of the Goat, we have some quick and easy new goat crafts using simple crafty supplies.
Lovely, original horse crafts for the kids to enjoy - whether you are working on a farm yard theme, or your child just loves all things horsey!
Enjoy our collection of ox crafts for kids - perfect for Year of the Ox, or perhaps a farm theme? There's lots of painting, cutting and sticking involved!
Our sheep craft ideas are a great way to encourage the children to be creative, whether you want an activity for a farmyard theme, or perhaps a craft to accompany an exploration of countries known for sheep - Australia, New Zealand or Wales - or for their national holidays.
Here's a gobble of turkey crafts to enjoy with the kids, for Thanksgiving or perhaps a farm theme. We hope we've come up with ideas for all ages, and many crafts work well in a class or group setting as well as at home.
Our cute little cow finger puppet is a perfect craft for kids who are just learning to sew. It also makes a really nice gift for an older sibling to give to a younger sibling. And of course, once you've made the craft, you can play with it!
Use a paper plate and some basic craft supplies to make this lovely cow mask. We love this sort of activity because it gives your child fun of making the mask, and then wearing it too!
Children who are learning to sew will love having a go at this gorgeous cow softie, made from felt pieces and wiggle eyes! Who could resist this lovely moo cow?
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Turn a loo roll into a fun container for little treats with some folding and crafting. This would make a great craft for a party. Get the kids to make their own tube, then fill it with treats for going-home time!
All you need is a polystyrene ball and a paper cup, some paints and scraps of craft foam - and the kids can put together this gorgeous cow. I can see a whole "field" of them on display!
If you can dig out a paper cup and a polystyrene ball as well as some simple craft cupboard supplies, the kids will be able to assemble this cheerful paper cup pigs for themselves!
Our cup and ball rooster craft is a little bit tricky so younger children will need some help. But he is definitely worth it! The kids will feel a real achievement when they put this lovely rooster on display.
This lovely little felt pig bookmark is perfect for a present or for kids to tuck inside their own reading book. We've provided printable templates and instructions to make it perfect for a group activity. Simple sewing needed!
Grab the black and white paint pots and the overalls - and prepare to get messy with this fun handprint cow craft!
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This gorgeous cow craft is simple to make using a paper plate as its base. Younger children might need some help cutting out the shapes - or you could prepare them in advance and leave them to do the sticking.
This paper plate pig is fun for the kids to make and looks great on display. You will need to divert children's attention while the pink paint dries, or perhaps paint the plates in advance.
All you need are three clothes pegs and one lollipop stick, some card, paint, and imagination - and you can create this lovely peg leg cow! Isn't he gorgeous?
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This little bookmark is very quick for the kids to make, using simple craft cupboard supplies. But who wouldn't like this pig bookmarks sticking out of the top of their reading book!
This felt pig finger puppet is such a lovely little craft for beginning "sewists" and it makes a perfect group craft, especially if you print out our template (which includes simple instructions) for each child.
This pink treat tube would be a fun activity for children to make at a farmyard themed party. While the children play you could fill them up with sweets and then close them ready for them to take home at the end of the day.
This little pompom pig was a huge hit with our craft testers, but he didn't want to stand upright for his photo! Older children could make their own pompoms in three different sizes.
Turn a simple paper plate and a few bits of paper into this gorgeous rocking rooster. Younger kids will love it!
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This rooster mask craft makes use of materials that you will probably already have at home, and is a fun activity to do with younger kids for a farm topic or Chinese New Year. Scroll down for instructions.
This sheep fuse bead design makes a super fridge magnet, badge (pin) or card topper (try a collage effect with green fabric or felt as the grass behind the sheep). It's quite simple to make and uses white, grey and black beads. You could stand the sheep on some green grass if you prefer.
Who could believe that you can turn a simple loo roll into this gorgeous little cow? We think the kids will love this craft!
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Our toilet roll animal crafts are really popular with children, so why not have a go at this lovely pig and add him to your farm display or menagerie! You will need a few simple craft supplies but he is quick and easy to do.
Our wooden spoon crafts are so much fun to do and look fabulous, and this wooden spoon cow is no exception.