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T Is for Tiger Handprint Craft

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

Materials

  • Orange and black 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 hand.
  3. Press the handprint into the center of the paper with the fingers 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 palm.
  6. Press the palm print onto the handprint above the pinky finger.
  7. Wash the paint off your child’s palm.
  8. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of orange paint on your child’s fingertip.
  9. Press two fingertip prints onto the top of the palm print. Reapply the orange paint as needed.
  10. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  11. Pour some black paint onto the cardboard.
  12. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of black paint on your child’s finger.
  13. Press black stripes onto the palm and fingers of the full handprint. Press three fingertip prints into the center of the palm print to form two eyes and a nose. Reapply the black paint as needed.
  14. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  15. Use a paintbrush to paint black whiskers onto the face of the tiger.
  16. Use a paintbrush to paint “T is for tiger” in black on the paper.

Black and Orange Acrylic Paint Orange Handprint

Adding an Orange Palm Print Adding Two Orange Fingerprints

Adding Black Fingerprint Stripes Adding More Black Fingerprint Stripes and the Tiger Face

Painting on Black Tiger Whiskers T Is for Tiger Handprint Craft

Image Credits

Black and Orange Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Orange Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding an Orange Palm Print © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding Two Orange Fingerprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding Black Fingerprint Stripes © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding More Black Fingerprint Stripes and the Tiger Face © 2014 Heather Johnson
Painting on Black Tiger Whiskers © 2014 Heather Johnson
T Is for Tiger Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson

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