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P Is for Pumpkin Handprint Craft

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P Is for Pumpkin Handprint Craft

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

Materials

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

Instructions

  1. Pour some orange paint onto the cardboard.
  2. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of orange paint on your child’s right hand.
  3. Press the handprint onto the left center of the paper with the fingers together and pointing down.
  4. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
  5. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of orange paint on your child’s left hand.
  6. Press the handprint onto the right center of the paper with the fingers together and pointing down. The palm of the second handprint should slightly overlap the palm of the first.
  7. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
  8. Pour some green paint onto the cardboard.
  9. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of green paint on your child’s finger.
  10. Press a green fingerprint on the top center of the two handprints.
  11. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  12. Use a paintbrush to paint “P is for pumpkin” in orange on the paper.

Orange and Green Acrylic Paint One Orange Handprint

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Two Orange Handprints Adding a Green Fingerprint

Completed P Is for Pumpkin Handprint Craft Finished P Is for Pumpkin Handprint Craft

For more fun pumpkin crafts, check out my Origami Pumpkin Craft, Paint Chip Pumpkin Craft, Paper Plate Pumpkin Puzzles, Paper Plate Pumpkin, Thumbprint Pumpkin Patch Craft, and Halloween Pumpkin Egg Carton Craft.

Image Credits

P Is for Pumpkin Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Orange and Green Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
One Orange Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Two Orange Handprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding a Green Fingerprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Completed P Is for Pumpkin Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Finished P Is for Pumpkin Handprint Craft © 2017 Heather Johnson

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Written by Heather Johnson

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother who loves her husband, children, dogs, and cat. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in creative writing and master's degrees in library and information science and English studies with a concentration in linguistics.

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