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D Is for Dandelion Handprint Craft

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D Is for Dandelion Handprint Craft

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

Materials

  • Green and yellow nontoxic paint
  • Blank paper
  • Paper plate or scrap cardboard
  • Cotton ball
  • Cotton swab or paintbrush

Instructions

  1. Pour some yellow paint onto the cardboard.
  2. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of yellow paint on your child’s palm.
  3. Press the handprint into the center of the paper.
  4. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
  5. Pour some green paint onto the cardboard.
  6. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of green paint on your child’s palm.
  7. Press the handprint below and slightly overlapping the yellow handprint.
  8. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
  9. Use a paintbrush to paint “D is for dandelion” in green on the paper.

Yellow and Green Acrylic Paint Yellow Handprint

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Green Handprint Under Yellow Handprint Finished D Is for Dandelion Handprint Craft

Completed D Is for Dandelion Handprint Craft

For another fun dandelion craft, try my Dandelion Handprint-Fingerprint Craft.

Image Credits

D Is for Dandelion Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Yellow and Green Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Yellow Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Green Handprint Under Yellow Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Finished D Is for Dandelion Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Completed D Is for Dandelion 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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