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G Is for Goose Handprint Craft

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

Materials

  • White, black, and orange nontoxic paint
  • Blank colored paper
  • Paper plate or scrap cardboard
  • Cotton ball
  • Cotton swab or paintbrush

Instructions

  1. Pour some white paint onto the cardboard.
  2. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of white paint on your child’s hand.
  3. Press the handprint with the fingers closed and the thumb up onto the paper.
  4. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
  5. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of white paint on your child’s finger.
  6. Press two white fingerprints extending from the thumb of the handprint. Reapply the paint as needed.
  7. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  8. Pour some black paint onto the cardboard.
  9. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of black paint on your child’s fingertip.
  10. Press the black fingertip print next to the white fingerprint.
  11. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  12. Pour some orange paint onto the cardboard.
  13. Use a paintbrush to paint an orange stripe down the center of the black fingertip print.
  14. Use a paintbrush to dot a black eye into the white fingerprint next to the black fingertip print.
  15. Use a paintbrush to paint two black goose legs under the white handprint.
  16. Use a paintbrush to paint “G is for goose” in black on the paper.

Black, Orange, and White Acrylic Paint White Handprint with Fingers Together and Thumb Up

Adding a White Fingerprint to the White Thumbprint Adding a Second White Fingerprint

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Adding a Black Fingertip Print Next to the White Fingerprint Adding an Orange Stripe to the Black Fingertip Print

Painting on a Black Goose Eye Painting on Black Goose Legs

G Is for Goose Handprint Craft

Image Credits

Black, Orange, and White Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
White Handprint with Fingers Together and Thumb Up © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding a White Fingerprint to the White Thumbprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding a Second White Fingerprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding a Black Fingertip Print Next to the White Fingerprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding an Orange Stripe to the Black Fingertip Print © 2014 Heather Johnson
Painting on a Black Goose Eye © 2014 Heather Johnson
Painting on Black Goose Legs © 2014 Heather Johnson
G Is for Goose 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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