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Autumn Halloween Owl Footprint Craft

Autumn Halloween Owl Footprint Craft

Owls remind me of fall and Halloween! Help celebrate the season and holiday with your young child by making a simple but fun autumn Halloween owl footprint craft.

Materials

  • Purple, green, brown, black, white, orange, red, and yellow nontoxic paint
  • Blank paper
  • Paintbrush
  • Scrap cardboard
  • Cotton balls
  • Paintbrush

Instructions

  1. Pour some purple paint onto the cardboard.
  2. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of purple paint on your child’s left foot.
  3. Press the left footprint with the toes pointing up on the left side of the paper.
  4. Wash the paint off your child’s foot.
  5. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of purple paint on your child’s right foot.
  6. Press the right footprint with the toes pointing up directly to the right of the left footprint.
  7. Wash the paint off your child’s foot.
  8. Pour some green paint onto the cardboard.
  9. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of green paint on your child’s right foot.
  10. Press the right footprint with the toes pointing up on the right side of the paper.
  11. Wash the paint off your child’s foot.
  12. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of green paint on your child’s left foot.
  13. Press the left footprint with the toes pointing up directly to the left of the right footprint.
  14. Wash the paint off your child’s foot.
  15. Pour some brown paint onto the cardboard.
  16. Use a paintbrush to paint brown tree branches under and around the footprints.
  17. Pour some white paint onto the cardboard.
  18. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of white paint on your child’s fingertip.
  19. Press a white fingertip print under the big toe of each footprint. Reapply the paint as needed.
  20. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  21. Pour some orange paint onto the cardboard.
  22. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of orange paint on your child’s fingertip.
  23. Press three orange fingertip prints under the heel of each footprint. Reapply the paint as needed.
  24. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of orange paint on your child’s finger.
  25. Press an orange fingerprint between each pair of footprints. Reapply the paint as needed.
  26. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  27. Pour some red paint and some yellow paint onto the cardboard.
  28. Dip a different finger into each color of paint.
  29. Press red and yellow fingertip print leaves onto the brown branches.
  30. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  31. Pour some black paint onto the cardboard.
  32. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of black paint on your child’s fingertip.
  33. Press a small black fingertip print in the center of each white fingertip print.
  34. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  35. Display the autumn Halloween owl footprint craft!

Two Purple Footprints Two Purple Footprints and Two Green Footprints

Painting on Brown Branches Adding White and Orange Fingertip Prints

Adding Red and Yellow Fingertip Print Leaves Autumn Halloween Owl Footprint Craft

For more fun owl craft ideas, try my O Is for Owl Handprint Craft, Halloween Owl Handprint-Footprint Craft, Halloween Owl Toilet Paper Roll Craft, and Snowy Owl Paper Plate Craft.

Image Credits

Autumn Halloween Owl Footprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Two Purple Footprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
Two Purple Footprints and Two Green Footprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
Painting on Brown Branches © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding White and Orange Fingertip Prints © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding Red and Yellow Fingertip Print Leaves © 2014 Heather Johnson
Autumn Halloween Owl Footprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson

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