Cow blackboard

Cow blackboard

This nice and easy children’s craft can be useful for the children’s back to school. All you have to do is to glue a big cow’s head made out of salt pastry in a blackboard.

Cow blackboard


  • To make a blackboard decorated in an original way to write notes or for school.
  • To face the back to school in a recreational way.
  • To develop and keep coordination.
  • To develop creativity.


  • A wooden blackboard
  • Salt pastry
  • A tootsprick or wooden brochette
  • A paintbrush
  • White and black paint
  • Glue
  • A string
  • A chalk
  • Varnish

Pasos a seguir

Paint the blackboard´s frame white. Then, paint black irregular spots.

Cow blackboard paso 1

Make a big ball of salt pastry and knead it. When it is soft squash it a bit, it would be the head. Repeat the operation with a smaller ball for the snout.

Cow blackboard paso 2

Make the eyes and the ears with salt pastry and glue them to the cow´s head. Glue the snout also.

Cow blackboard paso 3

Make a hole in the center of each eye with the toothsprick. Ask an adult to put the cow´s head in the oven and leave it to cook for the time established.

Cow blackboard paso 4

Wait until the cow´s head is cool and paint it. Give it a coat of varnish. Put a cord through the blackboard´s hole. Tie a knot in a extreme and a chalk in the other.

Cow blackboard paso 5


  • Edad:6 years
  • Tiempo:1 hour
  • Dificultad:Medium

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