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Farm Animals Egg Craft


Farm Animals Egg Craft


With Easter just around the corner now my news feeds on social media have been full of wonderful Easter/Spring Sensory Bins, Egg activities and lots of wonderful new books to accompany these set ups too! Leading up to Easter you have no doubt prepared lots of lovely crafts and activities for the children but what about after Easter? Suddenly you have hundreds of eggs. Eggs that the children have loved playing with over the last couple of weeks, it seems silly to pop them away until next year. So today I want to share with you a lovely way of using eggs on the build up to Easter and afterwards too. 


Many settings and families will be enjoying a farm topic over the next few weeks. It's a lovely time of year to cover this topic. Lots of lovely new baby animals are being born and visits to the farm encourage the children to be so hands on now which is fabulous! Holding baby chicks, bottle feeding the baby pigs and sheep. 

Farm Yard Tuff Tray & Small World Farm Shop - Linking in with Farmer Duck

Farm Animals Egg Craft



You will need:
Wooden or Paper Mache Eggs
Acrylic Paints
Paint Brush
Card
Glue
Hot Glue Gun
Pencil
Black Permanent Marker
Scissors
Feathers


Farm Animals Egg Craft


Begin by painting the wooden eggs. You will need to give each egg 2-3 coats of paint. Allow the paint to dry fully between coats. You will also need to download and print the templates, which are available at the bottom of the page for a free download.


Farm Animals Egg Craft


Cut out the template and trace as needed onto the card. Cut each piece out. Older children with good scissor control will really enjoy making these too! 
Glue the pieces of the ears together, add a small piece of feather to the ducks head and use a black marker pen to draw links on the straw hat.


Farm Animals Egg Craft


Paint the facial features onto each egg and don't forget to add character such as spots on the cow. Glue the ears onto each eggs and the straw hat onto the farmer etc.
Use a pencil to draw on your eyes and when you are happy with how they look use your marker to trace over the lines. 

Your eggs are finished. Use them for decorations. Add them to your small worlds. Use them at story time to help bring your stories to life. Lots of lovely potential.


Farm Animals Egg Craft


Our template also includes the barn. Cut out your template and trace onto the card. 


Farm Animals Egg Craft


Glue the pieces of the barn together and use a black marker pen to draw lines on the top of the silo.


Farm Animals Egg Craft






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