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A Is for Apple Handprint Craft

A Is for Apple Handprint Craft

A is for apple! Help your toddler learn about the letter A by making a fun apple handprint craft.

Materials

  • Red, yellow, light green, dark green and brown nontoxic paint
  • Blank paper
  • Paper plate or scrap cardboard
  • Cotton ball
  • Cotton swab or paintbrush

Instructions

  1. Pour some yellow paint onto the cardboard.
  2. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of yellow paint on your child’s palm.
  3. Press the handprint into the lower right of the paper.
  4. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
  5. Pour some red paint onto the cardboard.
  6. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of red paint on your child’s palm.
  7. Press the handprint into the lower center top of the paper.
  8. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
  9. Pour some light green paint onto the cardboard.
  10. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of light green paint on your child’s palm.
  11. Press the handprint into the lower left of the paper.
  12. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
  13. Pour some brown paint onto the cardboard.
  14. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of brown paint on your child’s finger.
  15. Press a fingerprint onto the top center of each handprint. Reapply the brown paint as needed.
  16. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  17. Pour some dark green paint onto the cardboard.
  18. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of dark green paint on your child’s fingertip.
  19. Press a fingerprint next to each brown fingerprint. Reapply the dark green paint as needed.
  20. Wash the paint off your child’s fingertip.
  21. Use a paintbrush to paint “A is for apple” in brown on the paper.

Red, Yellow, Light Green, Dark Green, and Brown Acrylic Paint Yellow Handprint

Red and Yellow Handprints Light Green, Red, and Yellow Handprints

Adding Brown Fingerprints to the Handprints Adding Dark Green Fingerprints to the Brown Fingerprints

A Is for Apple Handprint Craft 1 A Is for Apple Handprint Craft 2

For more fun apple crafts, try my Button Apples Craft, Paper Apple Craft, Toilet Paper Tube Apple Craft, A Is for Apple Paper Plate Craft, A Is for Apple Handprint Craft, Autumn Apple Paper Plate and Handprint Craft, and Red Apple Paper Plate Toddler Craft.

Image Credits

A Is for Apple Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Red, Yellow, Light Green, Dark Green, and Brown Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Yellow Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Red and Yellow Handprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
Light Green, Red, and Yellow Handprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding Brown Fingerprints to the Handprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding Dark Green Fingerprints to the Brown Fingerprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
A Is for Apple Handprint Craft 1 © 2014 Heather Johnson
A Is for Apple Handprint Craft 2 © 2017 Heather Johnson

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