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C Is for Cheetah Handprint Craft

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C Is for Cheetah Handprint Craft

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

Materials

  • Gold and brown nontoxic paint
  • Blank paper
  • Paper plate or scrap cardboard
  • Cotton ball
  • Cotton swab or paintbrush

Instructions

  1. Pour some gold paint onto the cardboard.
  2. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of gold paint on your child’s palm.
  3. Press the handprint onto the paper.
  4. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
  5. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of gold paint on your child’s finger.
  6. Press the fingerprint onto the handprint next to the pinky finger.
  7. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  8. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of gold paint on your child’s fingertip.
  9. Press the fingertip print above the thumbprint.
  10. Wash the paint off your child’s fingertip.
  11. Pour some brown paint onto the cardboard.
  12. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of brown paint on your child’s fingertip.
  13. Press brown fingertip prints onto the gold handprint. Reapply the brown paint as needed.
  14. Wash the paint off your child’s fingertip.
  15. Use a paintbrush to paint “C is for cheetah” in brown on the paper.

Gold and Brown Acrylic Paint Gold Handprint

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Gold Fingerprint on Gold Handprint Gold Fingertip Print on Gold Handprint

Brown Fingerprints on Gold Handprint C Is for Cheetah Handprint Craft

Image Credits

C Is for Cheetah Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Gold and Brown Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Gold Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Gold Fingerprint on Gold Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Gold Fingertip Print on Gold Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Brown Fingerprints on Gold Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
C Is for Cheetah Handprint Craft © 2014 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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