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    S Is for Snail Handprint Craft

    S Is for Snail Craft

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

    Materials

    • Red and pink nontoxic paint
    • Blank paper
    • Paper plate or scrap cardboard
    • Cotton ball
    • Cotton swab or paintbrush

    Instructions

    1. Pour some red paint and pink onto the cardboard.
    2. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of red paint on your child’s palm and another cotton ball to spread a thin layer of pink paint on your child’s thumb.
    3. Press the fingerless handprint into the center of the paper.
    4. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
    5. Use a paintbrush to paint an eye and two antennae in red on the thumb of the handprint.
    6. Use a paintbrush to paint “S is for snail” in pink on the paper.

    Pink and Red Acrylic Paint Red Palm Print with Pink Thumbprint

    Adding a Red Eye and Red Antennae Finished S Is for Snail Craft

    Completed S Is for Snail Craft

    For another fun snail craft, try my Valentine’s Day Heart Snail Craft.

    Image Credits

    S Is for Snail Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Pink and Red Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Red Palm Print with Pink Thumbprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Adding a Red Eye and Red Antennae © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Finished S Is for Snail Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Completed S Is for Snail Craft © 2017 Heather Johnson

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