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I Is for Ice Cream Footprint Craft

Completed I Is for Ice Cream Footprint Craft

I is for ice cream! Help your toddler learn about the letter I by making a fun ice cream footprint craft.

Materials

  • Tan, brown or pink or cream, and red nontoxic paint
  • Blank paper
  • Paper plate or scrap cardboard
  • Cotton ball
  • Cotton swab or paintbrush

Instructions

  1. Pour some tan paint onto the cardboard.
  2. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of tan paint on your child’s foot.
  3. Press the footprint onto the bottom center of the paper with the toes pointing up.
  4. Wash the paint off your child’s foot.
  5. Pour some brown paint onto the cardboard.
  6. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of brown or pink or cream paint on your child’s palm.
  7. Press the palm print onto the paper directly above the toes of the footprint.
  8. Wash the paint off your child’s palm.
  9. Pour some red paint onto the cardboard.
  10. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of red paint on your child’s fingertip.
  11. Press the fingerprint onto the paper next to the brown palm print.
  12. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  13. Use a paintbrush to paint “I is for ice cream” in brown on the paper.

Red, Tan, and Brown Acrylic Paint One Tan Footprint

Brown Handprint Over Tan Footprint Adding a Red Fingerprint to the Brown Handprint

Completed I Is for Ice Cream Footprint Craft Finished I Is for Ice Cream Footprint Craft

For more fun food craft ideas, try my H Is for Hot Dog Paper Plate Craft, A Is for Apple Handprint Craft, G Is for Grapes Handprint Craft, I Is for Ice Cream Footprint Craft, P Is for Pumpkin Handprint Craft, and S Is for Strawberry Handprint Craft.

Image Credits

I Is for Ice Cream Footprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Red, Tan, and Brown Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
One Tan Footprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Brown Handprint Over Tan Footprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding a Red Fingerprint to the Brown Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Completed I Is for Ice Cream Footprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Finished I Is for Ice Cream Footprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson

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