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    H Is for Hedgehog Handprint Craft

    H Is for Hedgehog Handprint Craft

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

    Materials

    • Light brown and dark brown nontoxic paint
    • Blank paper
    • Paper plate or scrap cardboard
    • Cotton ball
    • Cotton swab or paintbrush

    Instructions

    1. Pour some light brown paint onto the cardboard.
    2. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of light brown paint on your child’s hand excluding the thumb.
    3. Press the handprint with the fingers together and pointing to the side onto the paper.
    4. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
    5. Pour some dark brown paint onto the cardboard.
    6. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of dark brown paint on your child’s hand excluding the thumb.
    7. Press two dark brown handprints with the fingers open and pointing up next to and slightly overlapping the light brown handprint. Reapply the paint as needed.
    8. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
    9. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of dark brown paint on your child’s fingertip.
    10. Press one dark brown fingertip print in the center of the light brown handprint and four dark brown fingertip prints under the dark brown handprints. Reapply the paint as needed.
    11. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
    12. Use a paintbrush to paint “H is for hedgehog” in dark brown on the paper.

    Light Brown and Dark Brown Acrylic Paint Light Brown Handprint with Fingers Together and No Thumb

    Adding Two Dark Brown Handprints Without Thumbs Adding Five Dark Brown Fingertip Prints

    Finished H Is for Hedgehog Handprint Craft Completed H Is for Hedgehog 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, C Is for Camel Handprint Craft, H Is for Horse Handprint Craft, and Y Is for Yak Handprint Craft.

    Image Credits

    H Is for Hedgehog Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Light Brown and Dark Brown Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Light Brown Handprint with Fingers Together and No Thumb © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Adding Two Dark Brown Handprints Without Thumbs © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Adding Five Dark Brown Fingertip Prints © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Finished H Is for Hedgehog Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Completed H Is for Hedgehog Handprint Craft © 2017 Heather Johnson

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