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C Is for Cat Handprint and Footprint Craft

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C Is for Cat Handprint and Footprint Craft

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

Materials

  • Green and brown 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 foot.
  3. Press the footprint onto the right of the paper.
  4. Wash the paint off your child’s foot.
  5. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of brown paint on your child’s fingertip.
  6. Press two brown fingertip prints onto the heel of the footprint.
  7. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of brown paint on your child’s finger.
  8. Press a brown fingerprint to the side of the footprint.
  9. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of brown paint on your child’s palm.
  10. Press the handprint onto the left of the paper.
  11. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
  12. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of brown paint on your child’s fingertip.
  13. Press the brown fingertip print on the thumb of the handprint.
  14. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of brown paint on your child’s finger.
  15. Press the brown fingerprint to the side of the handprint.
  16. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  17. Pour some green paint onto the cardboard.
  18. Use a paintbrush to paint eyes on the handprint and footprint cats.
  19. Paint “C is for cat” in green on the paper.

Green and Brown Acrylic Paint Brown Footprint

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Adding Fingerprints to the Footprint Brown Handprint

Adding Fingerprints to the Handprint Finished C Is for Cat Handprint and Footprint Craft

Completed C Is for Cat Handprint and Footprint Craft

For more cat craft ideas, try my Full Moon Black Cat Paper Plate Craft, Black Cat Paper Plate Craft, Halloween Spider and Black Cat Handprint Craft, and Paper Plate Cat Craft.

Image Credits

C Is for Cat Handprint and Footprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Green and Brown Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Brown Footprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding Fingerprints to the Footprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Brown Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding Fingerprints to the Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Finished C Is for Cat Handprint and Footprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Completed C Is for Cat Handprint and Footprint 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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