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    T Is for Turkey Handprint Craft

    T Is for Turkey Handprint Craft

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

    Materials

    • Red, orange, yellow, brown, and white 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 hand.
    3. Press one red handprint on the bottom left of the paper.
    4. Reapply the red paint to your child’s hand.
    5. Press one red handprint on the bottom right of the paper.
    6. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
    7. Pour some orange paint onto the cardboard.
    8. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of orange paint on your child’s hand.
    9. Press one orange handprint above the red handprint on the bottom left of the paper.
    10. Reapply the orange paint to your child’s hand.
    11. Press one orange handprint above the red handprint on the bottom right of the paper.
    12. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
    13. Pour some yellow paint onto the cardboard.
    14. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of yellow paint on your child’s hand.
    15. Press the yellow handprint between the two orange handprints.
    16. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
    17. Pour some brown paint onto the cardboard.
    18. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of brown paint on your child’s hand excluding the thumb.
    19. Press the brown handprint under the yellow handprint with the fingers pointing down.
    20. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
    21. Pour some white paint onto the cardboard.
    22. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of white paint on your child’s fingertip.
    23. Press two white fingertip prints into the center of the palm of the brown handprint. Reapply the paint as needed.
    24. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
    25. Pour some red paint onto the cardboard.
    26. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of red paint on your child’s fingertip.
    27. Press one red fingertip print under the white fingertip prints.
    28. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
    29. Use a paintbrush to paint two brown pupils in the centers of the white fingertip prints.
    30. Use a paintbrush to paint “T is for turkey” in brown on the paper.

    Red, Orange, Yellow, Brown, and White Acrylic Paint One Red Handprint

    Two Red Handprints One Orange Handprint and Two Red Handprints

    Two Orange Handprints and Two Red Handprints One Yellow Handprint, Two Orange Handprints, and Two Red Handprints

    Adding One Brown Handprint Without Thumb Adding Two White Fingertip Prints

    Adding One Red Fingertip Print Painting Brown Pupils and Turkey Legs

    T Is for Turkey Handprint Craft

    For more fun turkey crafts, try my Construction Paper Pumpkin Turkey Craft, Paper Handprint Turkey Craft, Paper Plate Turkey Craft, Pinecone and Pipe Cleaner Turkey Craft, Pinecone and Construction Paper Turkey Craft, Heart Turkey Craft, Turkey Handprint Craft, Thanksgiving Turkey Handprint-Footprint Craft, and Turkey Sibling Footprint Craft.

    Image Credits

    T Is for Turkey Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
    One Red Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Two Red Handprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
    One Orange Handprint and Two Red Handprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Two Orange Handprints and Two Red Handprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
    One Yellow Handprint, Two Orange Handprints, and Two Red Handprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Adding One Brown Handprint Without Thumb © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Adding Two White Fingertip Prints © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Adding One Red Fingertip Print © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Painting Brown Pupils and Turkey Legs © 2014 Heather Johnson
    T Is for Turkey Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson

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