42 Farm Animal Crafts

Jan 2, 2023 | Art, drawing or painting, General Crafts, Kids crafts, Paper crafts

While you can’t exactly take a trip to the farm right now, that doesn’t mean that you can’t bring all of the fun back home to you. There are plenty of unique and creative farm animal-related arts and crafts that your kids will absolutely love to make. From paper to farm animals made with recycled materials — you’ll be lost for choice. Check out these farm animal crafts below!

Farm Animal Crafts

 

Do your kids love farm animals as much as mine? Seriously, we could do farm activities all year long! I think that’s why putting together this collection of farm animal crafts was so much fun. There’s so much out there! Make a pig, a chick, a cow, and more!

42 Farm Animal Crafts


1. Farm Animal Crafts by I Heart Crafty Things

These adorable farm animal crafts are a perfect compliment to a farm themed learning unit or for any animal lovers! They are super easy for kids to make and will be stunning up on display in the home or classroom.

This tutorial has five different animals for you to choose from: A horse, sheep, cow, pig and chicken. Fair warning, you’ll probably have so much fun making your first farm animal that you’ll decide to want to make all five!

Farm Animal Crafts by I Heart Crafty Things

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2. Craft Stick Farm Animals by Crafts By Amanda

Craft sticks can be turned into just about anything. The cute characters found in a barnyard are a great example! Cows, horses, pigs, chickens and more, all in craft stick form! I’ve always loved craft sticks as a surface. They are inexpensive and have so many possibilities.

Craft Stick Farm Animals by Crafts By Amanda

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3. Clothespin Farm Animals by First Palette

Craft some cute clothespin farm animals, including a chicken, cow, dog, duck, goat, horse, pig, and sheep. We also included instructions on how to make a box corral for the animals.

Clothespin Farm Animals by First Palette

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4. Pine Cone Farm Animal Crafts by Manda Panda Projects

Pine cones are one of natures very best craft supplies, so why not put them to good use! The kids will have a blast turning each pine cone into a different farm animal, from a Pig, to a Cow, a Rooster, Lamb, and Chick! This nature craft is fun for the kids, but fun for the grown ups too. 

Pine Cone Farm Animal Crafts by Manda Panda Projects

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5. Farm Animal Craft by Messy Little Monster

This farm animal craft is the perfect farm activity for preschoolers! They will have so much fun helping put together there own farm animals and making a farmhouse scene. This tutorial includes the farmhouse and farm animal templates to make it even easier for you to make your own farm animal craft.

Farm Animal Craft by Messy Little Monster

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6. Farm Animal Windsock Craft by Buggy And Buddy

Give your home a ‘farm’ feel by making these farm animal windsocks. Hang them up front and center where the wind passes through and watch the animals dance in their own funny way

Farm Animal Windsock Craft by Buggy And Buddy

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7. Paper Plate Farm Animals Craft by Made To Be A Momma

Need to keep little ones busy for a little while? Gather some simple household supplies to make these fun and silly paper plate farm animals! These paper plate animals are the perfect craft for toddlers just beginning to work with glue, up to grade school kids that just like to create something fun. 

You only need minimal craft supplies for this activity, most being something you probably already have on hand.

Paper Plate Farm Animals Craft by Made To Be A Momma

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8. Dancing Farm Animals Craft by Super Simple

Let’s make dancing farm animal friends! This fun craft makes a great activity to help teach children about animals and the sounds they make and it makes a great teaching resource when teaching the song “Old MacDonald Had a Farm.” Songs like this are a super way to build a little learner’s animal vocabulary and adding these dancing farm animals will make the lesson twice as nice. 

Dancing Farm Animals Craft by Super Simple

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9. Easy Farm Animal Crafts by In The Bag Kids’ Crafts

These 5 easy farm animal crafts each start with the most basic of craft supplies — popsicle sticks. But each one is unique an adorable in it’s own way. From the sheep to the pig to the horse…which one will be your favorite. I really think that you are going to need to make them all.

Easy Farm Animal Crafts by In The Bag Kids' Crafts

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10. Farm Animal Collage by Education

Most of us live pretty far removed from farms these days, so it can be difficult for kids to really understand what goes on in a farm and why farms are important to us. This craft project about barns and farm animals can help change that. All you need is some craft supplies and your child’s imagination.

Let her draw her dream barn and decorate it with the animals she’d love to play around with. When she’s done, she’ll have her own big barn to hang on her wall and animals that are much easier to take care of on paper!

Farm Animal Collage by Education

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11. Farm Animals Finger Puppets by Easy Peasy And Fun

The puppets are perfect for kids who love animals, enjoy coloring, and would like to make their own paper toys! They can also be used as a fun addition to story time – can’t you just see how much more fun story time will be with these guys around?

Farm Animals Finger Puppets by Easy Peasy And Fun

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12. Tissue Box Farm Animals by It Happens In A Blink

Recycle tissue boxes to make this fun craft. Recycling trash into a fun craft is a way to get the kids’ imaginations spinning into over time. With some glue, paint, and creativity, kids can create a variety of Tissue Box Farm Animals!

Tissue Box Farm Animals by It Happens In A Blink

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13. Farm Animal Book Huggers by Organized 31

These Farm Animal Book Huggers aren’t just amusing to make; they encourage kids to crack open a book and read.

Farm Animal Book Huggers by Organized 31

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14. Farm Animal Mason Jars by Hostess With The Mostess

Turn plain mason jars into adorable farm animals with a little craft paint + felt! Use these darling jars as table centerpieces for a Farm Birthday Party or as creative holders for utensils, straws, pens, etc. They’d also be cute as everyday decor for a playroom or elementary classroom!

Farm Animal Mason Jars by Hostess With The Mostess

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15. Cow Handprint Art by Craftulate

Time to get messy with this handprint cow craft! Just dip you palm in some white paint and you’re good to go. Add details to your cow by brushing black paint on your hand to create spots and hooves and dip your thumb in pink paint to create the cow’s mouth and udders.

Cow Handprint Art by Craftulate

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16. Square Felt Farm Animals by Little Family Fun

I love these little square felt farm animals and am going to be sure to make them with my kids! This craft is a great beginning sewing project and a wonderful gift to make for a younger brother or sister.

Square Felt Farm Animals by Little Family Fun

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17. Farm Animal Stick Puppets Craft by Real Life At Home

While it’s fun to just sing songs and recite nursery rhymes, it can add a great new aspect to these if you have some props. To help you with that, here’s a super cute set of farm animal stick puppets!

Farm Animal Stick Puppets Craft by Real Life At Home

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18. Shear, The Sheep Craft For Preschoolers by Books And Giggles

Preschoolers can practice their scissors skills with this fun cotton ball sheep craft. They can even help the sheep “grow” new wool so that they can shear it again!

This cotton ball sheep is more than just a craft. It’s also an activity and a toy. It means that kids can play with this sheep craft, re-enacting their favorite stories and farm situations.

Shear, The Sheep Craft For Preschoolers by Books And Giggles

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19. Cardboard Tube Chicks by Crafts By Amanda

These adorable cardboard tube chicks are an easy kid’s craft tutorial for spring or Easter. All you need is a cardboard tube, paint and pipe cleaners. If you are planning any Easter crafts for your kids, be sure to include this one!

Cardboard Tube Chicks by Crafts By Amanda

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20. Wooden Peg Farm Animals by Danny Banya

Turn wooden pegs into cute little farm animals with a bit of paint and creativity. You’ll discover how to make a cow, chick, pig, and sheep with a few simple materials.

Wooden Peg Farm Animals by Danny Banya

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21. Farm Animal Corner Bookmarks by Red Ted Art

Learn how to make all sorts of farm-themed bookmarks following these handy tutorials. Once you master the basic bookmark, anything is possible, including a pig, a sheep, a cow, a chick, and more!

Farm Animal Corner Bookmarks by Red Ted Art

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22. Farm Animal Footprint Puppets by Fun Handprint Art Blog

These footprint animals are an adorable way to make a farm-themed keepsake with the kids. They’re also puppets that the kids can play with and use in songs and storytime.

Farm Animal Footprint Puppets by Fun Handprint Art Blog

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23. Printable Farm Animal Masks by Arty Crafty Kids

Kick start your children’s next dress-up session with this adorable set of Printable Farm Animal Masks for kids — a cute farm animal kids craft that encourages creativity and play.

Printable Farm Animal Masks by Arty Crafty Kids

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24. Simple Cow Craft by Homeschool Preschool

This simple farm animal craft can be used for decoration, reenacting favorite farm-themed stories, or added to a playscape. With just a few simple household items, your preschoolers will enjoy transforming an ordinary styrofoam cup into a cute little cow.

Simple Cow Craft by Homeschool Preschool

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25. Paper Rosette Pig Craft by Easy Peasy And Fun

If pig is your favorite farm animal, then this Paper Rosette Pig Craft will be a big hit. Making a rosette is something that gets easier every time you do it. This craft is simple to complete, but the result is creativity at its finest.

Paper Rosette Pig Craft by Easy Peasy And Fun

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26. Elbow Macaroni Turkey Craft by I Heart Crafty Things

Childhood isn’t complete without making some sort of craft using macaroni and glue. This fun macaroni turkey craft would be perfect for Thanksgiving, too.

Elbow Macaroni Turkey Craft by I Heart Crafty Things

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27. No Sew Horse Puppet by Red Ted Art

I don’t know about you, but I’m all about doing what is easy. Kids are sure to love this No Sew Horse Sock Puppet!

No Sew Horse Puppet by Red Ted Art

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28. Paper Cup Sheep Farm Animal Crafts by Twinkl

Make this super simple farm animal craft by using a paper cup, pipe cleaners and the template. It makes a cute little sheep that looks great sitting on the shelf of your child’s bedroom or use to retell stories. 

Paper Cup Sheep Farm Animal Crafts by Twinkl

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29. Paper Plate Llamas by Handmade Charlotte

Has anyone else been falling in love with llamas lately? I can’t get over how happy and cuddly they look! Let’s combine our love of llamas with one of our favorite versatile craft supplies: paper plates with this adorable farm animal craft.

Grab paper plates in a couple of different sizes to make a variety of llamas, both big and small.

Paper Plate Llamas by Handmade Charlotte

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30. Donkey Headband Craft by Simple Everyday Mom

Kids just love talking about cows, horses, sheep, and more. One animal that doesn’t get as much attention is the donkey.

If you want your kids to learn about donkeys and have a fun activity to go with it, try this Donkey Headband Craft. It’s easy to make and kids will love wearing it!

Donkey Headband Craft by Simple Everyday Mom

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31. Egg Carton Hatching Chicks by Crafty Morning

When the chicks start hatching, we know it’s springtime. This adorable craft is perfect for Easter, spring, and farm themes. It’s easy to make and fun to play with after.

Egg Carton Hatching Chicks by Crafty Morning

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32. Paper Plate Piggy Twirlers by Kids Craft Room

Twirl some animal fun with this awesome and interesting Paper Plate Pig Twirler. This craft is super simple to make. Hold the pig up and blow to see it spin. A fun paper plate craft for kids!

Paper Plate Piggy Twirlers by Kids Craft Room

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33. Old Macdonald Farm Animal Story Stones by Messy Little Monster

Make farm animal story stones to accompany the popular nursery rhyme. Print off the free printable farm animals, stick them to stones and use them to help toddlers and preschoolers choose which animal to sing about in the nursery rhyme or to help them make up simple farmyard stories.

Old Macdonald Farm Animal Story Stones by Messy Little Monster

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34. Chicken And Chicks Farm Animal Craft by Powerful Mothering

This fun farm animal craft shows kids how mother hens keep their chicks warm under their wings. The feathers used in this craft gives it a very real feel.

Chicken And Chicks Farm Animal Craft by Powerful Mothering

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35. Farm Animal Finger Puppets by See Vanessa Craft

Create Farm Animal Finger Puppets out of felt and embroidery thread. They are so cute and easy to make, no sewing machine skills required!

Farm Animal Finger Puppets by See Vanessa Craft

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36. Felt Barn And Farm Animals Craft by Lia Griffith

Old McDonald got tired from maintaining a real farm, so he decided to make a felt version instead! This Felt Farm Play Set comes with templates to make a whole array of farm animals, plus a seriously impressive red barn. Add a handmade fence made out of dowels to complete your farm scene, and you have a gorgeous DIY toy that your little ones can appreciate for years to come. 

Felt Barn And Farm Animals Craft by Lia Griffith

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37. Three Little Pigs Quilled Paper Craft by Views From A Step Stool

Have you ever tried quilled paper crafts? They’re perfect for older children who’ve outgrown simpler crafts. They’ll learn to make loose coils, tight coils, and triangles with this cute Three Little Pigs Craft.

Three Little Pigs Quilled Paper Craft by Views From A Step Stool

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38. Farm Animal Crafts For Fun by Planet Finds

Using technique of square fabric and elastic band, you can make cute farm animal such as calf, lamp, duckling, goat, and more. 

No sewing, cutting, or gluing is required, so you can use it for other purposes later.
All you need is square of fabric, elastic band, and googly eyes, and thing to wrap, such as fruit or candy can.  

Farm Animal Crafts For Fun by Planet Finds

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39. Old Macdonald Had A Farm Egg by Red Ted Art

This fantastic craft comes complete with Egg Cow, Egg Horse, Egg Sheep, Egg Pig and Egg Chick as well of course an Egg Old MacDonald himself. The set of Farm Easter Eggs, come with instructions for how to make the red barn, too!

Old Macdonald Had A Farm Egg by Red Ted Art

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40. Pom Pom Chicks by One Little Project

These pom pom chicks look almost as cuddly as the real thing! This farm animal craft made of yarn sure would make a cute substitute.

Pom Pom Chicks by One Little Project

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41. Cardboard Farm Animals And Barn Art by Homegrown Friends

By creating farm animals out of cardboard, felt and paper, your child will focus on the animal’s body parts, colors and details such as facial parts. This Cardboard Farm Animals and Barn Art Activity is a wonderful extension to a farm animals study unit.

Cardboard Farm Animals And Barn Art by Homegrown Friends

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42. Farm Animal Wooden Spoons by Agriculture For Life

It’s time to get crafty in the kitchen! Try this farm animal themed craft to turn your basic set of kitchen wooden spoons and a simple mason jar into a fun farm display!

Farm Animal Wooden Spoons by Agriculture For Life

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GET READY TO GET CRAFTY WITH THESE FUN FARM ANIMAL CRAFTS!

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