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D Is for Duck Handprint Craft

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D Is for Duck Handprint Craft

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

Materials

  • Brown, green, and orange 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 palm.
  3. Press the handprint with the fingers together onto 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 the heel of your child’s hand.
  7. Press the palm print onto the paper next to the heel of the handprint.
  8. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
  9. Pour some orange paint onto the cardboard.
  10. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of orange paint on your child’s finger.
  11. Press two finger prints to the side of the green palm print. Press to long fingerprints and two short fingerprint under the brown handprint. Reapply the orange paint as needed.
  12. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
  13. Use a paintbrush to paint “D is for duck” in orange on the paper.

Brown, Orange, and Green Acrylic Paint Brown Handprint

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Brown Handprint with Green Palm Print Adding Orange Fingerprints

D Is for Duck Handprint Craft

For another fun duck craft, check out D Is for Duck Handprint Craft.

Image Credits

D Is for Duck Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Brown, Orange, and Green Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Brown Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Brown Handprint with Green Palm Print © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding Orange Fingerprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
D Is for Duck 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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