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U Is for Unicorn Handprint Craft

U Is for Unicorn Handprint Craft

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

Materials

  1. Pink and purple nontoxic paint
  2. Blank paper
  3. Paper plate or scrap cardboard
  4. Cotton ball
  5. Cotton swab or paintbrush

Instructions

  1. Pour some pink paint onto the cardboard.
  2. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of pink paint on your child’s hand.
  3. Press the handprint with the fingers open and down onto the paper.
  4. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
  5. Pour some purple paint onto the cardboard.
  6. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of purple paint on your child’s finger.
  7. Press one purple fingerprint above the thumb the handprint and a second purple fingerprint extending from the palm of the handprint above the pinky.
  8. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  9. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of purple paint on your child’s fingertip.
  10. Press a purple fingertip print on the end of each of the four pink fingers.
  11. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  12. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of pink paint on your child’s fingertip.
  13. Press a pink fingertip print above the purple fingerprint above the pink thumbprint.
  14. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  15. Use a paintbrush to paint a purple eye in the center of the pink thumbprint.
  16. Use a paintbrush to paint “U is for unicorn” in purple on the paper.

Pink and Purple Acrylic Paint Pink Handprint

Adding Two Purple Fingerprints to the Pink Handprint Adding Four Fingertip Prints to the Pink Handprint

Adding a Pink Unicorn Horn Painting on a Purple Unicorn Eye

Finished U Is for Unicorn Handprint Craft Completed U Is for Unicorn Handprint Craft

For more fun animal crafts, try my M Is for Monkey Handprint Craft, I Is for Impala Handprint Craft, C Is for Camel Handprint Craft, C Is for Cat Handprint and Footprint Craft, H Is for Horse Handprint Craft, Y Is for Yak Handprint Craft, and H Is for Hedgehog Handprint Craft.

Image Credits

U Is for Unicorn Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Pink and Purple Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Pink Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding Two Purple Fingerprints to the Pink Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding Four Fingertip Prints to the Pink Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding a Pink Unicorn Horn © 2014 Heather Johnson
Painting on a Purple Unicorn Eye © 2014 Heather Johnson
Finished U Is for Unicorn Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Completed U Is for Unicorn Handprint Craft © 2017 Heather Johnson

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