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    D Is for Dinosaur Handprint Craft

    D Is for Dinosaur Handprint Craft

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

    Materials

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

    Instructions

    1. Pour some red paint onto the cardboard.
    2. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of red paint on your child’s hand.
    3. Press the red 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 red paint on your child’s finger.
    6. Press three red fingerprints extending up from 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 paintbrush to paint a white eye in the center of the highest fingerprint.
    10. Use a paintbrush to paint “D is for dinosaur” in red on the paper.

    Red and White Acrylic Paint Red Handprint

    Adding Three Red Fingerprints to the Red Handprint Painting a White Dinosaur Eye

    Finished D Is for Dinosaur Handprint Craft Completed D Is for Dinosaur Handprint 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

    D Is for Dinosaur Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Red and White Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Red Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Adding Three Red Fingerprints to the Red Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Painting a White Dinosaur Eye © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Finished D Is for Dinosaur Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Completed D Is for Dinosaur Handprint Craft © 2017 Heather Johnson

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