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M Is for Mistletoe Footprint Craft

M Is for Mistletoe Footprint Craft

M is for mistletoe! Help your toddler learn about the letter M by making a fun mistletoe footprint craft.

Materials

  • Green and red nontoxic paint
  • Blank paper
  • Paper plate or scrap cardboard
  • Cotton ball
  • Cotton swab or paintbrush

Instructions

  1. Pour some green paint onto the cardboard.
  2. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of green paint on your child’s right foot.
  3. Press the footprint with the toes pointing down and the foot at a slight angle onto the paper.
  4. Wash the paint off your child’s foot.
  5. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of green paint on your child’s left foot.
  6. Press the footprint with the toes pointing down and the foot at a slight angle onto the paper. The heel of the second footprint should slightly overlap the heel of the first footprint.
  7. Wash the paint off your child’s foot.
  8. Pour some red paint onto the cardboard.
  9. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of red paint on your child’s fingertip.
  10. Press three red fingertip prints in a triangle pattern on the heels of the green footprints. Reapply the paint as needed.
  11. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  12. Use a paintbrush to paint “M is for mistletoe” in red on the paper.

Red and Green Acrylic Paint One Green Footprint

Two Green Footprints Adding Three Red Fingerprints to the Green Footprints

Finished M Is for Mistletoe Footprint CraftCompleted M Is for Mistletoe Footprint Craft

For another fun Christmas craft, try my Santa’s Sleigh and Reindeer Handprint-Footprint Craft, Christmas Tree Handprint-Fingerprint Craft, Paper Plate Christmas Tree Craft, Toilet Paper Roll Christmas Tree Craft, Beaded Yarn Christmas Tree Craft, Paper Plate Wall Christmas Tree Craft, and Pinecone Christmas Tree Craft.

Image Credits

M Is for Mistletoe Footprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Red and Green Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
One Green Footprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Two Green Footprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding Three Red Fingerprints to the Green Footprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
Finished M Is for Mistletoe Footprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Completed M Is for Mistletoe Footprint Craft © 2017 Heather Johnson

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