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C Is for Camel Handprint Craft

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C Is for Camel Handprint Craft

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

Materials

  • Brown and white nontoxic paint
  • Blank paper
  • Paper plate or scrap cardboard
  • Cotton ball
  • Cotton swab or paintbrush

Instructions

  1. Pour some brown paint onto the cardboard.
  2. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of brown paint on your child’s hand.
  3. Press the brown handprint with the fingers open into the center of the paper.
  4. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
  5. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of brown paint on your child’s palm.
  6. Press the brown palm print above the palm of the first handprint.
  7. Wash the paint off your child’s palm.
  8. Use a paintbrush to paint a tail extending from the handprint opposite the thumb.
  9. Pour some white paint onto the cardboard.
  10. Use a paintbrush to paint a white eye in the center of the thumb.
  11. Use a paintbrush to paint “C is for camel” in brown on the paper.

Brown and White Acrylic Paint Brown Handprint

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Adding a Brown Palm Print to the Handprint Painting a Brown Camel Tail

Painting a White Camel Eye Finished C Is for Camel Handprint Craft

Completed C Is for Camel Handprint Craft

For another fun craft with camels, check out my Three Wise Men Handprint-Fingerprint Craft. For more fun animal crafts, try my M Is for Monkey Handprint Craft, I Is for Ibex Handprint Craft, I Is for Impala Handprint Craft, C Is for Cat Handprint and Footprint Craft, H Is for Horse Handprint Craft, Y Is for Yak Handprint Craft, and H Is for Hedgehog Handprint Craft.

Image Credits

C Is for Camel Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Brown and White Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Brown Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding a Brown Palm Print to the Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Painting a Brown Camel Tail © 2014 Heather Johnson
Painting a White Camel Eye © 2014 Heather Johnson
Finished C Is for Camel Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Completed C Is for Camel Handprint Craft © 2017 Heather Johnson

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Written by Heather Johnson

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother who loves her husband, children, dogs, and cat. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in creative writing and master's degrees in library and information science and English studies with a concentration in linguistics.

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