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H Is for Heart Handprint Craft

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H Is for Heart Handprint Craft

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

Materials

  • Red 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 right hand.
  3. Press a slightly angled handprint in the center of the paper with the fingers closed and pointing down.
  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 left hand.
  6. Press a slightly angled handprint with the fingers closed and pointing down directly next to the first handprint.
  7. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
  8. Use a paintbrush to paint “H is for heart” in red on the paper.

Red Acrylic Paint One Red Handprint

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Two Red Handprints Completed H Is for Heart Handprint Craft

Finished H Is for Heart Handprint Craft

For more fun heart crafts, try my ‘You’re the Pepperoni in My Pizza’ Valentine’s Day Craft, Pompom Love Monsters Craft, Torn Paper Valentine Craft, Heart Person Craft, or Construction Paper Valentines Craft.

Image Credits

H Is for Heart Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Red Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
One Red Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Two Red Handprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
Completed H Is for Heart Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Finished H Is for Heart 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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