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S Is for Strawberry Handprint Craft

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S Is for Strawberry Handprint Craft

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

Materials

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

Instructions

  1. Pour some red paint onto the cardboard.
  2. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of red paint on your child’s right hand.
  3. Press the handprint with the fingers together and pointing down onto the left of the paper.
  4. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
  5. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of red paint on your child’s left hand.
  6. Press the handprint with the fingers together and pointing down overlapping the first handprint.
  7. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
  8. Pour some white black onto the cardboard.
  9. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of black paint on your child’s fingertip.
  10. Press black fingertip prints onto the red handprints. Reapply the paint as needed.
  11. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  12. Pour some green paint onto the cardboard.
  13. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of green paint on your child’s finger.
  14. Press the green fingerprint above and between the two red handprints.
  15. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  16. Use a paintbrush to paint “S is for strawberry” in red on the paper.

Red, Green, and Black Acrylic Paint One Red Handprint with Fingers Together

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Two Overlapping Red Handprints with Fingers Together Adding Black Fingertip Prints to the Red Handprints

Adding a Green Fingerprint Stem Completed S Is for Strawberry Handprint Craft

Finished S Is for Strawberry Handprint Craft

For more fun food handprint crafts, try my P Is for Pumpkin Handprint Craft and G Is for Grapes Handprint Craft.

Image Credits

S Is for Strawberry Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Red, Green, and Black Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
One Red Handprint with Fingers Together © 2014 Heather Johnson
Two Overlapping Red Handprints with Fingers Together © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding Black Fingertip Prints to the Red Handprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding a Green Fingerprint Stem © 2014 Heather Johnson
Completed S Is for Strawberry Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Finished S Is for Strawberry 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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