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    P Is for Peacock Handprint-Footprint Craft

    P Is for Peacock Handprint-Footprint Craft

    P is for peacock! Help your toddler learn about the letter P by making a fun peacock footprint and handprint craft.

    Materials

    • Green, yellow, blue, and orange 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 hand.
    3. Press three green handprints in a semi-circle on the paper. Reapply the paint as needed.
    4. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
    5. Pour some yellow paint onto the cardboard.
    6. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of yellow paint on your child’s finger.
    7. Press yellow fingerprints in rows between the fingers of the green handprints.
    8. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
    9. Pour some blue paint onto the cardboard.
    10. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of blue paint on your child’s foot.
    11. Press the blue footprint with the toes pointing down in the center of the green handprints.
    12. Wash the paint off your child’s foot.
    13. Pour some orange paint onto the cardboard.
    14. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of orange paint on your child’s finger.
    15. Press one orange fingerprint in the center of the heel of the blue footprint and two orange fingerprints under the toes of the blue footprint.
    16. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
    17. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of yellow paint on your child’s finger.
    18. Press two yellow fingerprints above the one orange fingerprint.
    19. Use a paintbrush to paint “P is for peacock” in orange on the paper.

    Green, Yellow, Blue, and Orange Acrylic Paint One Green Handprint

    Two Green Handprints Three Green Handprints

    Adding Yellow Fingerprints to the Green Handprints Blue Footprint in Center of Green Handprints

    Adding Orange Beak and Feet Fingerprints Adding Yellow Eye Fingerprints

    Finished P Is for Peacock Handprint-Footprint Craft Completed P Is for Peacock Handprint-Footprint Craft

    For more fun bird crafts, try my B Is for Birds Handprint Craft, F Is for Flamingo Handprint Craft, V Is for Vulture Handprint Craft, Q Is for Quail Handprint Craft, P Is for Parrot Handprint-Footprint 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, R Is for Robin Footprint Craft, Heart Peacock Valentine’s Day Craft, Coffee Filter Peacock Craft, and Paper Plate Bird Craft.

    Image Credits

    P Is for Peacock Handprint-Footprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Green, Yellow, Blue, and Orange Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
    One Green Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Two Green Handprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Three Green Handprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Adding Yellow Fingerprints to the Green Handprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Blue Footprint in Center of Green Handprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Adding Orange Beak and Feet Fingerprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Adding Yellow Eye Fingerprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Finished P Is for Peacock Handprint-Footprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Completed P Is for Peacock Handprint-Footprint Craft © 2017 Heather Johnson

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