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Little boy blue,
Come blow your horn,
The sheep’s in the meadow,
The cow’s in the corn.
But where is the boy
Who looks after the sheep?
He’s under a haystack,
Use this simple nursery rhyme as a springboard into learning. Our Little Boy Blue Lapbook provides lots of early learning printables.
Thanks to Linda Rose for creating this Little Boy Blue lapbook and sharing it with Homeschool Share.
Little Boy Blue Lapbook Activities
- Sheep Picture
Your child will make a tactile sheep with cotton balls.
Discuss the words in the nursery rhyme. Color, cut, and paste pictures to the layer book provided.
- Phonics: Letter B Book
Introduce or review the letter B for little boy blue. Your student will have lots of B objects to choose from as he creates the B Book.
- What Is Blue? Wheel
Introduce or review the color blue. Find objects around your house that are blue. Create the wheel and add it to your lapbook.
- Lift the Flap Fun
Where is the little boy who looks after the sheep? Find out when you make this lift the flap book!
- Cow Facts
Read books together about cows. Add your student’s favorite cow facts to the pages of the mini-book.
- Sheep Facts
Read books together about sheep. Add your student’s favorite sheep facts to the pages of the mini-book.
- Little Boy Blue Sequence Cards
Use these cards to help your student memorize the rhyme. You can also mix up the cards and ask your student to put them in order.
- Color the Little Boy Blue Picture
- Little Boy Blue Copywork
If your student enjoys (or is ready for) writing, choose one of the copywork books to complete.
- Recipe Idea: Make Haystacks
You’ll find a recipe for Little Boy Blue’s haystack in the downloadable file.
Download Your Little Boy Blue Lapbook
Simply click the image below to grab your free Little Boy Blue Lapbook.
More Nursery Rhyme Preschool Resources
Nursery rhymes are a great way to boost your preschooler’s literacy skills. Try these other free nursery rhyme resources from Homeschool Share: