Hey Diddle Diddle Coloring Craft

Watch Mary and Jack sing “Hey Diddle Diddle” in a brand new video, and then try crafting your own scene based on the song. Activities like this one are terrific for exercising creativity, comprehension and problem-solving. Watch and sing along to the video, and then discuss the characters and scene you’re recreating in the craft.


All the materials you need are below. Most everything can be found around the house or at your local store. Get creative, improvise and let us know what works for you!

Hey Diddle Diddle Coloring Craft materials

  • Hey Diddle Diddle Coloring Page
  • Cow drawing or printout
  • Crayons or colored pencils
  • Yellow foam board or construction paper
  • 2 paper fasteners
  • Ribbon
  • Scissors

Step 1 – Color:

Hey Diddle Diddle Coloring Craft step 1

Print out our free Hey Diddle Diddle Coloring Page. Draw (or print out) your own leaping cow. Color away!

Step 2 – The Moon:

Hey Diddle Diddle Coloring Craft step 2

Trace a circle on your yellow foam board, and then cut it out. This will be your moon!

Step 3 – The Jump:

Hey Diddle Diddle Coloring Craft step 3

Using your ribbon and paper fasteners, attach your cow and moon cutouts.

Step 4 – Put It All Together!

Hey Diddle Diddle Coloring Craft final

Place your cow and moon into the coloring page scene. Rotate the cow around the moon to recreate the jump while singing the song lyrics!

Share With Us!

If you’re feeling inspired by this craft, browse our full collection of free coloring pages, all based on our videos, and try another. Share your creations with us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using #mothergooseclub. We love getting crafty and celebrating with Mother Goose Club families around the world!

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