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    F Is for Fire Handprint-Footprint Craft

    F Is for Fire Handprint-Footprint Craft

    F is for fire! Help your toddler learn about the letter F by making a fun fire footprint and handprint craft.

    Materials

    • Brown, red, orange, and yellow 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 foot.
    3. Press the handprint vertically on the bottom of the paper.
    4. Wash the paint off your child’s foot.
    5. Pour some red paint onto the cardboard.
    6. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of red paint on your child’s hand.
    7. Press the handprint onto the paper above the brown footprint.
    8. Do not 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 hand.
    11. Press the handprint onto the paper above the brown footprint.
    12. Do not wash the paint off your child’s hand.
    13. Pour some yellow paint onto the cardboard.
    14. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of yellow paint on your child’s hand.
    15. Press the handprint onto the paper above the brown footprint.
    16. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
    17. Use a paintbrush to paint “F is for fire” in yellow on the paper.

    Orange, Yellow, Red, and Brown Acrylic Paint One Brown Vertical Footprint

    Adding a Red Handprint to the Brown Footprint Layering an Orange Handprint on the Red Handprint

    Layering a Yellow Handprint on the Orange Handprint Finished F Is for Fire Handprint-Footprint Craft

    Completed F Is for Fire Handprint-Footprint Craft

    For another fun fire craft, try my Torn Paper Fire Craft.

    Image Credits

    F Is for Fire Handprint-Footprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Orange, Yellow, Red, and Brown Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
    One Brown Vertical Footprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Adding a Red Handprint to the Brown Footprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Layering an Orange Handprint on the Red Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Layering a Yellow Handprint on the Orange Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Finished F Is for Fire Handprint-Footprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Completed F Is for Fire Handprint-Footprint Craft © 2017 Heather Johnson

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