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C Is for Cow Handprint Craft

C Is for Cow Handprint Craft

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

Materials

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

Instructions

  1. Pour some black paint onto the cardboard.
  2. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of black paint on your child’s hand.
  3. Press the black handprint into the center of the paper with the fingers open.
  4. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
  5. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of black paint on your child’s finger.
  6. Press the black fingerprint onto the handprint opposite the thumb.
  7. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  8. Pour some white paint onto the cardboard.
  9. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of white paint on your child’s fingertip.
  10. Press white fingertip prints into the black handprint. Reapply the paint as needed.
  11. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  12. Use a paintbrush to paint a white eye in the center of the black thumbprint.
  13. Use a paintbrush to paint “C is for cow” in black on the paper.

Black and White Acrylic Paint One Black Handprint with Fingers Open

Adding a Black Fingerprint to the Black Handprint Adding White Fingertip Prints Spots

Painting on a White Cow Eye C Is for Cow Handprint Craft

Completed C Is for Cow Handprint Craft

For another fun cow craft, try my Valentine’s Day Paper Plate Cow Craft. For more fun animal crafts, try my M Is for Monkey Handprint Craft, I Is for Impala Handprint Craft, C Is for Camel 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 Cow Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Black and White Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
One Black Handprint with Fingers Open © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding a Black Fingerprint to the Black Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding White Fingertip Prints Spots © 2014 Heather Johnson
Painting on a White Cow Eye © 2014 Heather Johnson
Finished C Is for Cow Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Completed C Is for Cow Handprint Craft © 2017 Heather Johnson

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