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  • Alphabet Handprint-Footprint Crafts
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    Alphabet Handprint-Footprint Crafts

    Is your young child learning about the alphabet? Learning the letters of the alphabet, which provides the foundation for understanding written language, is an important first step for young children when beginning to learn to read. Before learning the graphemes that spell sounds, children need to know the names of the letters. Activities such as […] More

  • F Is for Flamingo Handprint Craft
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    F Is for Flamingo Handprint Craft

    F is for flamingo! As a parent or caregiver, introducing the alphabet to your toddler can be a fun and exciting experience. Not only does teaching letters help your kiddo learn the basics of reading and writing, but learning the alphabet also promotes language development and creativity. One way to make the learning process more […] More

  • Q Is for Quail Handprint Craft
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    Q Is for Quail Handprint Craft

    Although I have less time for crafting now that I have four children, the youngest of whom just turned one, I used to make crafts all the time with my oldest when she was a toddler. One project that I did with her was making handprint crafts for every letter of the alphabet. Q is […] More

  • G Is for Giraffe Handprint Craft
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    G Is for Giraffe Handprint Craft

    When my oldest child was a toddler, I was obsessed with making handprint crafts with her. We made crafts using paint and her handprints for every holiday. We also made at least one handprint craft for every letter of the alphabet. G is for giraffe! Help your toddler or preschooler learn about the letter G […] More

  • Apple Print Pumpkin Jack-o-Lantern Halloween Craft
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    Apple Print Pumpkin Jack-o-Lantern Halloween Craft

    My kiddos and I love apples and pumpkins, especially when cool autumn weather rolls around. Help celebrate the Halloween holiday with your young child by making an adorable apple print pumpkin Jack-o-lantern craft using apples, paint, and markers. Materials Apples Black construction paper Nontoxic orange and green paint Scrap cardboard Black marker Instructions Cut an […] More

  • J Is for Jack-o-Lantern Handprint Craft
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    J Is for Jack-o-Lantern Handprint Craft

    J is for Jack-o-lantern! Help your toddler learn about the letter J by making a fun Jack-o-lantern handprint craft. Materials Orange, brown, and black nontoxic paint Blank paper Paper plate or scrap cardboard Cotton ball Cotton swab or paintbrush Instructions Pour some orange paint onto the cardboard. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin […] More

  • Turkey Handprint-Footprint Thanksgiving Shirt Craft
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    Turkey Handprint-Footprint Thanksgiving Shirt Craft

    With each holiday of the year, my kids and I enjoy making footprint and handprint crafts together. My daughter and son love putting paint on their hands and feet, and I love creating adorable crafts that lock a little piece of my babies in time. For Thanksgiving this year, my kids and I made turkey […] More

  • Dandelion Handprint-Fingerprint Craft
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    Dandelion Handprint-Fingerprint Craft

    I absolutely love making crafts with my kiddos. I especially enjoy making handprint and fingerprint crafts because I can lock a small piece of my daughter and son in time. For a fun spring idea, try making keepsake dandelions using handprints¬†and fingerprints. Materials Blue paper White crayon Green, white, and black paint Paintbrush Scrap cardboard […] More

  • Fingerprint Christmas Lights Wreath Craft
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    Fingerprint Christmas Lights Wreath Craft

    I love the simplicity of holiday wreaths made from paper plates. I also love fingerprint crafts. My daughter and I recently combined the two mediums to create some simply adorable Christmas light wreaths made with fingerprints. Materials White paper plates Black marker Red, orange, yellow, green, and blue acrylic paint Scissors Scrap cardboard Instructions Cut […] More

  • Thumbprint Pumpkin Patch Craft
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    Thumbprint Pumpkin Patch Craft

    For each holiday of the year, my daughter and I love making festive crafts. In honor of Halloween and autumn, she and I recently made some adorable and simple thumbprint pumpkin patches that now adorn my dining room wall.¬†My daughter had an especially fun time making her pumpkin craft almost all by herself! Materials Blank […] More

  • C Is for Camel Handprint Craft
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    C Is for Camel Handprint Craft

    C is for camel! Help your toddler learn about the letter C by making a fun camel handprint craft. Materials Brown and white nontoxic paint Blank paper Paper plate or scrap cardboard Cotton ball Cotton swab or paintbrush Instructions Pour some brown paint onto the cardboard. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer […] More

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