K is for kingfisher! Help your toddler learn about the letter K by making a fun kingfisher handprint craft. (Ignore that my son and I accidentally made his kingfisher upside down!)
- Orange, blue, and black nontoxic paint
- Blank paper
- Paper plate or scrap cardboard
- Cotton ball
- Cotton swab or paintbrush
- Pour some orange paint and some blue paint onto the cardboard.
- Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of orange paint on your child’s hand excluding the thumb and index finger.
- Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of orange paint on your child’s index finger.
- Press the handprint with the fingers together onto the paper.
- Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
- Pour some black paint onto the cardboard.
- Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of black paint on your child’s finger.
- Press the black fingerprint next to the orange index finger print.
- Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
- Use a paintbrush to paint a black eye and two black legs onto the handprint.
- Use a paintbrush to paint “K is for kingfisher” in black on the paper.
For more fun bird crafts, try my B Is for Birds Handprint Craft, P Is for Peacock Handprint-Footprint Craft, F Is for Flamingo Handprint Craft, V Is for Vulture Handprint Craft, Q Is for Quail Handprint Craft, E Is for Eagle Handprint Craft, D Is for Duck Handprint Craft, G Is for Goose Handprint Craft, S Is for Swan Handprint Craft, I Is for Ibis Handprint Craft, Heart Peacock Valentine’s Day Craft, Coffee Filter Peacock Craft, and Paper Plate Bird Craft.
K Is for Kingfisher Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Orange, Blue, and Black Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Blue and Orange Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding a Black Fingerprint Beak © 2014 Heather Johnson
Painting Black Kingfisher Legs and Eye © 2014 Heather Johnson
Finished K Is for Kingfisher Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Completed K Is for Kingfisher Handprint Craft © 2017 Heather Johnson