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T Is for Turtle Handprint Craft

T Is for Turtle Handprint Craft

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

Materials

  • Green, dark green, and white nontoxic paint
  • Blank paper
  • Paper plate or scrap cardboard
  • Cotton ball
  • Cotton swab or paintbrush

Instructions

  1. Pour some green paint onto the cardboard.
  2. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of green paint on your child’s hand.
  3. Press the handprint with the fingers open onto the paper.
  4. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
  5. Pour some dark green paint onto the cardboard.
  6. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of white paint on your child’s fingertip.
  7. Press dark green fingertip prints onto the palm of the green handprint. Reapply the paint as needed.
  8. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  9. Pour some white paint onto the cardboard.
  10. Use a paintbrush to paint a white dot in the center of the green thumbprint of the handprint.
  11. Use a paintbrush to paint “T is for turtle” in dark green on the paper.

Green, Dark Green, and White Acrylic Paint Green Handprint with Fingers Open Adding Dark Green Fingertip Prints to the Green Handprint Painting a White Turtle Eye

Finished T Is for Turtle Handprint Craft Completed T Is for Turtle Handprint Craft

For more fun turtle crafts, try my Paper Plate Turtle Craft and Valentine’s Day Turtle Craft.

Image Credits

T Is for Turtle Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Green, Dark Green, and White Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Green Handprint with Fingers Open © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding Dark Green Fingertip Prints to the Green Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Painting a White Turtle Eye © 2014 Heather Johnson
Finished T Is for Turtle Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Completed T Is for Turtle Handprint Craft © 2017 Heather Johnson

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