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I Is for Ibex Handprint Craft

I Is for Ibex Handprint Craft

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

Materials

  • Dark brown and light 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.
  3. Press the handprint onto the paper with the fingers open.
  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 fingertip.
  7. Press a dark brown fingertip print under the light brown thumbprint and another dark brown fingertip print extending from the handprint opposite the thumb. Reapply the paint as needed.
  8. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  9. Use a paintbrush to paint a dark brown eye in the center of the thumbprint and a curved ibex antler extending from the top of the thumbprint.
  10. Use a paintbrush to paint “I is for ibex” in dark brown on the paper.

Light Brown and Dark Brown Acrylic Paint One Light Brown Handprint

Adding Dark Brown Fingertip Prints to the Light Brown Handprint Painting on the Ibex Antlers and Eye

Finished I Is for Ibex Handprint Craft Completed I Is for Ibex Handprint Craft

For more fun animal crafts, try my M Is for Monkey Handprint Craft, I Is for Impala Handprint Craft, C Is for Camel Handprint Craft, C Is for Cat Handprint and Footprint Craft, H Is for Horse Handprint Craft, Y Is for Yak Handprint Craft, and H Is for Hedgehog Handprint Craft.

Image Credits

I Is for Ibex Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Light Brown and Dark Brown Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
One Light Brown Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding Dark Brown Fingertip Prints to the Light Brown Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Painting on the Ibex Antlers and Eye © 2014 Heather Johnson
Finished I Is for Ibex Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Completed I Is for Ibex Handprint Craft © 2017 Heather Johnson

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