Build A Bull – A Farmyard Cut and Paste Craft

build a bull craft printable cute farmyard cut and paste for preschool and kindergarten

 

Here’s another fun farmyard activity – a build a bull craft!

This simple activity that is great for developing your child’s cutting and sticking skills, and an awesome chance to practice some pencil control and fine motor skills as well!

And this lovely cut and paste craft is brilliant for preschoolers to use because it’s so simple for them to put together!

And there’s a color and a black and white template – so your little ones can choose the colors and decorate their beefy bull as they wish.

If you’re a teacher, this simple farmyard craft could also make a lovely activity for the classroom!

Other cut and paste crafts you may want to check out:

Or you can browse all the other printable cut and paste crafts here.

What Skills Can Your Children Learn And Practice?

farmyard bull template cut and paste farm craft (preschool and kindergarten pdf)

 

When making this cute bull, your children will have the chance to practice and develop some skills such as:

  • Cutting Skills – if you feel they’re ready, you can let them have a go at cutting out the pieces all by themselves – they’ll need to be careful and have good scissor control if they want to cut out the pieces neatly
  • Fine Motor Skills – when they’re sticking and picking up and moving the parts and placing them where they need to go
  • Pencil Control – if you print off the black and white version they can practice their pencil control and develop hand strength through coloring.

This simple craft will also give them a chance to practice their concentration and perseverance skills as they may find it tricky to place the pieces exactly where they want them to go.

 

How To Prepare This Build a Bull Craft

First you’re going to want to download the bull templates by clicking on the download button at the bottom of the page – I’ve made a color and a black and white version!

 

Other materials you’ll need:

  • Safety scissors
  • Card stock or Craft paper
  • Some good glue
  • Some coloring pencils or pens

Once you’ve downloaded the templates, you’ll need to print them off onto paper or card.

Then, you can cut them out. Or if you’d like your children to get some cutting practice, you can let them have a go.

Then you can stick all the pieces together to make your pony.

It can be really nice to let you’re kids have a bit of free rein here and see if they can work it out – kind of like a puzzle.

If they’re struggling, the order I’d do it in is:

  1. Stick the horns to the head
  2. Stick the ears to the head
  3. Stick the head to the body
  4. Stick the tail on the body
  5. Stick the legs to the body

(I expect you could have worked that out but I do like to be thorough…)

The finished one should look something like this:

 

super cute cut and paste farm craft - prek

If you want to, you could always laminate the pieces before putting them together and use them as a puzzle. That way, the different parts would be kept nice and they can use them again and again.

I’ve also created even more cute character and animals which I will be releasing in the coming weeks so they could use them together in a mix and match game as well (if you don’t want to miss them you can turn on notifications by clicking on the bell in the bottom right corner).

A few more cut and paste animals you may want to check out:

FREE PRINTABLE BUILD A fox CRAFT cute woodland cut and paste
FREE PRINTABLE BUILD A Narwhal template
PRINTABLE make A SHARK CRAFT
FREE PRINTABLE BUILD A cat CRAFT cute kitten cut and paste craft

 

After that you’re all done!

Let your kids practice their cutting and sticking skills in a simple and fun way!

But Wait… There’s Also A Black And White Build a Bull Craft Template!

Black and white bull template craft

 

I’ve also made a black and white version which would be an awesome way for your little ones to practice their coloring skills and personalize their bull in their own way!

So why not crack out the pens, crayons, paints or collage (or all of them if you’re feeling adventurous) and let your kids get creative!

I’d love to see what they create!

 

cut and paste bull craft for farmyard early years activity

 

 

Grab the Build a Bull Craft

Click below to download this farm themed cut and paste craft:

You can also check out the other printables that are already available here.

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Until next time,

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