Connect
To Top

K Is for Kingfisher Handprint Craft

K Is for Kingfisher Handprint Craft

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!)

Materials

  • Orange, blue, and black nontoxic paint
  • Blank paper
  • Paper plate or scrap cardboard
  • Cotton ball
  • Cotton swab or paintbrush

Instructions

  1. Pour some orange paint and some blue paint onto the cardboard.
  2. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of orange paint on your child’s hand excluding the thumb and index finger.
  3. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of orange paint on your child’s index finger.
  4. Press the handprint with the fingers together onto the paper.
  5. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
  6. Pour some black paint onto the cardboard.
  7. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of black paint on your child’s finger.
  8. Press the black fingerprint next to the orange index finger print.
  9. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  10. Use a paintbrush to paint a black eye and two black legs onto the handprint.
  11. Use a paintbrush to paint “K is for kingfisher” in black on the paper.

Orange, Blue, and Black Acrylic Paint Blue and Orange Handprint

Adding a Black Fingerprint Beak Painting Black Kingfisher Legs and Eye

Finished K Is for Kingfisher Handprint Craft Completed K Is for Kingfisher Handprint Craft

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.

Image Credits

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

More in Blog

  • Family Fun in Iowa: Iowa Children’s Museum

    For my oldest daughter’s birthday last year, my family took an overnight trip to Iowa City to visit the Iowa Children’s...

    Heather JohnsonMarch 20, 2019
  • Winter Craft Roundup

    I love winter, but cold weather often means that my children and I get stuck inside. Crafts are a perfect activity...

    Heather JohnsonJanuary 30, 2019
  • Felt Mistletoe Craft

    Mistletoe is a leathery-leaved parasitic plant that bears white berries in the winter. Kissing under the mistletoe is a popular tradition...

    Heather JohnsonDecember 17, 2018
  • Deco Mesh, Ribbon, and Mesh Tube Candy Cane Christmas Wreath Craft

    Christmas is my favorite time of the year. I love adorning my house with all sorts of pretty decorations including wreaths....

    Heather JohnsonDecember 3, 2018
  • How to Make Colored Decorating Sugar

    I love baking during the holidays. Many of my favorite cookie recipes including my rolled sugar cookies, peanut butter blossoms, red...

    Heather JohnsonDecember 2, 2018