When you think of a cow, you probably picture a traditional black and white spotted one. But did you know that there are brown cows called Jersey cows too? They’re commonly used on farms and these Jersey Cow crafts and activities are a great way to teach kids about them! Add this to your Farm Animals Unit Study.
Jersey cows are primarily used for dairy farming, just like Holstein cows. But they tend to be smaller than Holstein cows. Most Jersey cows are brown, but some are grey and others are almost black! Which of these Jersey cow crafts do you plan to make with your kids?
Learn more about cattle with these Holstein Cow Crafts and Activities the kids can make too!
Jersey Cow Crafts and Activities:
1. Read the classic story and then use this Mr. Brown Can Moo Lesson Plan to do some fun story activities!
2. Crafting this Recycled Brown Cow Craft out of old boxes is my favorite upcycled project from this list of Jersey Cow Crafts!
3. Show the kids how to make this Paper Bag Brown Cow Puppet and then act out the song “Old McDonald”!
4. Make a small Jersey cow with this cute Toilet Roll Cow Craft!
5. Jersey cows are dairy cows, so this Brown Milking Cow Craft is a perfect activity!
6. Use this Printable for “Mr. Brown Can Moo, Can You?” to help kids remember what they read!
7. Show the kids another brown cow – the classic Brown Cow Float!
8. Make this easy Brown Paper Plate Cow Craft and add it to your farm animal craft collection!
9. Find the Letter J is for Jersey Cow printable worksheets from 3 Boys and a Dog is a great addition to doing Jersey Cow Crafts! It will help your child recognize the letter J among many similar letters of the alphabet. This is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers as it also will help improve fine motor.
Choose one of these fun cow crafts and activities to make with your kids this week!
Farm Animals Unit Study Resources:
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At the Farm Books for Kids Supplement Jersey Cow Crafts Perfectly
- A Day at the Farm: A Book of ABCs
- Baby at the Farm: A Touch-and-Feel Book
- The Year At Maple Hill Farm
Educational Farm Goodies for Kids
- LEGO DUPLO Farm Building Set
- 10Pcs Story Time Finger Puppets
- At The Farm Playset
I also love these little stuffed animal chicks from Etsy. How fun are they?
Marva | SunSparkleShine
Friday 1st of June 2018
Kelli, what a fun way to get kids hands-on in their learning. And who knew there were so many species of cows? Thanks for sharing your ideas!
Mother of 3
Thursday 5th of April 2018
So many cute ideas! We have a few jersey cows around here. Pinned.
Monday 26th of March 2018
I remember visiting the cows on field trips when I was little and these activities are so fun. Thanks for sharing these on Merry Monday.