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.

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Cat Crafts
Cat Crafts

Cat crafts of all sorts, for children of all ages! We've got black cats for Halloween, cat masks, cuddly cats for pet themes...

Chicken Crafts
Chicken Crafts

Have some chicken fun - for a farmyard theme, or Easter perhaps - with our chicken craft ideas for kids!

Chick Crafts
Chick Crafts

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.

Dog Crafts
Dog Crafts
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
Goat Crafts
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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.

Horse Crafts
Horse Crafts

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!

Ox Crafts
Ox Crafts

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!

Sheep Crafts
Sheep Crafts

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.

Turkey Crafts
Turkey Crafts

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.

Cat Mask Craft

Cat Mask Craft

Isn't this cat mask gorgeous? Very straightforward to make, it involves painting, cutting and sticking - so it will keep the kids busy for a while and they will love every minute! Just make sure they don't put the mask on before it is absolutely dry...

Cat Statue Craft

Cat Statue Craft

Try our cat statue craft for a study of Ancient Egypt (Egyptians worshipped cats and sometimes mummified a pharaoh's cats to be buried with him

Cow Bookmark

Cow Bookmark

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!

Cow Finger Puppet

Cow Finger Puppet

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!

Cow Mask

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!

Cow Softie Craft

Cow Soft Toy Craft

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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Cow Treat Tube

Cow Treat Tube

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!

Cup and Ball Cow

Cup and Ball Cow

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!

Cup and Ball Pig

Cup and Ball Pig

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!

Cup and Ball Rooster Craft

Cup and Ball Rooster Craft

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.

Dala Horse Craft

Dala Horse Craft

Dala horses (or Dalecarlian horses) are carved and painted wooden horses originating in the Swedish province of Dalarna. Originally made as toys for children, they are now a recognised symbol of Sweden. Have a go at making your own with this lovely Dala horse craft!

Felt Pig Bookmark

Felt Pig Bookmark

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!

Felt Toy Cat

Felt Toy Cat

Who could resist this little Halloween cat? Make a collection of Halloween felt toys to keep him company!

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Foam Egg Cups

Foam Egg Cups

Our foam egg cups are such a cute kids Easter craft - and you'll be wanting to eat boiled egg and soldiers every morning to take advantage of them brightening up the breakfast table!

Footprint horse craft for kids

Footprint Horse

Little kids can have some fun drawing around feet, cutting out the shape, sticking it and ending up with this fabulous footprint horse!

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Handprint Cow

Handprint Cow

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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Handprint Horse

Handprint Horse

Here's a fun handprint painting horse that younger children will enjoy. Why not paint a whole herd!

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Hobby Horse Bookmark

Hobby Horse Bookmark

This quick and easy hobby horse bookmarks makes a super craft for a Victorian toy theme, any horse or farm theme, or of course for the Year of the Horse or children born in that year.

Horse Finger Puppet

Horse Finger Puppet

This lovely horse finger puppet is a good craft for older children as it requires some sewing skills and the parts are reasonably small. The finished puppet is lovely!

Horse Mask Craft

Horse Mask Craft

Making this horse mask involves all sorts of crafty activities that younger children will enjoy - painting paper plates, cutting, sticking, and of course wearing the mask at the end!

Lolly Stick Stable

Lolly Stick Stable

Whether for a farmyard project, or a home-made Nativity scene, this simple lolly stick stable takes a bit of patience to make but is well worth the effort.

Origami Cat

Origami Cat

This cute origami cat is probably the easiest of our origami animals, so it is perfect for beginners.

Origami Cat 2

Origami Cat 2

We have quite a collection of these little cats flying around on the front of our fridge on broomsticks at the moment! They make the perfect witch's cat for Halloween, but are cute enough to be enjoyed all year round.

Origami Dog

Origami Dog

This is an easy origami animal to fold, and he makes a perfect companion for our origami cat!

Origami Dog Printable

Origami Dog Printable

This origami dog printable is folded in the same way as our origami dog, but with folding lines to make it even simpler for little children.

Paper Plate Cow

Paper Plate Cow

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.

Paper Plate Horse

Paper Plate Horse

Paper plate crafts are always popular, but we must warn you that this paper plate horse is slightly trickier than most of the paper plate crafts at Activity Village! Younger children will need help drawing and cutting the head and leg shapes, and perhaps with some of the sticking too.

Paper Plate Pig

Paper Plate Pig

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.

Peg Leg Cow

Peg Leg Cow

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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Pig Bookmark

Pig Bookmark

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!

Pig Finger Puppet Craft

Pig Finger Puppet Craft

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.

Pig Mask Craft

Pig Mask Craft

This lovely pig mask is simple and fun for the kids to make - and then to wear! Why not team it with our wolf mask craft and play at The Three Little Pigs?

Pig Treat Tube

Pig Treat Tube

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.

Pompom Pig

Pompom Pig

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.

Rocking Rooster Craft

Rocking Rooster Craft

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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Rooster Mask Craft

Rooster Mask Craft

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.

Sheep fuse bead pattern

Sheep Fuse Bead Pattern

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.

Toilet Roll Cow Craft

Toilet Roll Cow Craft

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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Toilet Roll Pig

Toilet Roll Pig

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.

Wooden Spoon Cow

Wooden Spoon Cow

Our wooden spoon crafts are so much fun to do and look fabulous, and this wooden spoon cow is no exception.

Wooden Spoon Pig

Wooden Spoon Pig

Wooden spoon crafts are always popular with children - and this wooden spoon pig has the added advantage of working very well as a puppet! Make three and use them to act out The Three Little Pigs, perhaps?

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