Spring is a wonderful time of year to pull out your favorite sheep craft for kids. We’re partial to this fun and easy eraser stamped sheep art project. You may also enjoy making these felt shape sheep.
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Eraser Stamped Sheep Spring Art Activity
I came up with this fun eraser stamped sheep craft for kids as a Chinese New Year activity for the kids since 2015 is the year of the sheep. All four kids enjoyed making flocks of these little sheep, and they double up as an excellent spring craft for kids!
This is a quick and easy craft that looks cute whether it is made by a two-year-old or an eight-nearly-nine-year-old. All you need is a bit of white paint, a pencil with an unused eraser, and a sheet of construction paper. We love Crayola washable paint* for its lovely colors and washability. You may have noticed that my kids never wear painting or craft clothes – I just buy craft supplies that I know will wash out.
Dip your eraser in the paint and stamp several circles onto your paper, close together. Your stamped creation will soon begin to look like a woolly sheep! Make as many sheep as you want, and then set your paper aside for the paint to dry.
Once your paint dries, use a plain black pen to add a dot for an eye and four legs. Easy and adorable! And, what matters more than the cute factor, it is fun for kids of all ages! The woolly-looking result is just a bonus. The kids enjoyed this so much that they decided to also make a slew of bunnies, which make a great spring or Easter craft! They want to add more animals to their eraser-stamped collection – do you have any suggestions for them?
Emma even made a quick video for you to watch:
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What are you doing to celebrate Chinese New Year? Do you have a fun sheep-themed craft for us to try? How about a sheep-themed book? Sheep in a Jeep is a popular story in our home!
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MaryAnne lives is a craft loving educator, musician, photographer, and writer who lives in Silicon Valley with her husband Mike and their four children.
18 thoughts on “Eraser Stamped Sheep Craft for Kids”
what a cute idea! I would have never thought about painting with erasers. Happy Chinese New Year!
Happy Chinese New Year!
I’m very pleased that I found your blog :0) Great craft, its been a challenge to find something that my little ones can do.
Those sheep are adorable!
Lucas & Grace say – This is fab. We are really interested in the Chinese New Year. We run a weekly linky over at KidGLloves called Mini Creations – this would be a fab addition. We open every Wednesday morning. We’d love for you to link up :) #minicreations
I will try to remember to link up this Wednesday!
I LOVE this craft. Just my speed; not too difficult and short supply list! Will share on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest!!
Thank you so much for sharing my post!
Those are so creative and simple! I love that Anna could do it too!
I try to stick to things Anna can do as well wherever possible, because that is so important to her!
That is adorable! Now I need an excuse to make them.
Chinese New Year! Or spring, or Easter. Or because they are cute and fun to make :)
The video is very cute! The texture of the sheep is perfect, too – we might have to try this one for Easter.
It is a great Easter craft :)
Very cute and easy, and Emma gave a great demo!
She is very interested in blogging, so we are doing a few little segments like this for her to try it out.
I love the video. Your daughter did a great job with it! I am pinning your cute craft.
She is so happy you liked her video. Thanks for pinning!
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