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Y Is for Yak Handprint Craft

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Y Is for Yak Handprint Craft

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

Materials

  • Brown and white nontoxic paint
  • Blank paper
  • Paper plate or scrap cardboard
  • Cotton ball
  • Cotton swab or paintbrush

Instructions

  1. Pour some brown paint onto the cardboard.
  2. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of brown paint on your child’s palm.
  3. Press the brown palm print onto the paper
  4. Wash the paint off your child’s palm.
  5. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of brown paint on your child’s hand.
  6. Press the brown handprint under and to the side of the palm print.
  7. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
  8. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of brown paint on your child’s fingertip.
  9. Press two brown fingertip prints on top of the brown palm print.
  10. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  11. Pour some white paint onto the cardboard.
  12. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of white paint on your child’s fingertip.
  13. Press two white fingertip prints into the center of the brown palm print.
  14. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  15. Use a paintbrush to paint two brown pupils in the center of the white fingerprints.
  16. Use a paintbrush to paint “Y is for yak” in brown on the paper.

Brown and White Acrylic Paint One Brown Palm Print

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Adding a Brown Handprint Adding Two Brown Fingerprints

Adding Two White Fingerprints Finished Y Is for Yak Handprint Craft

Completed Y Is for Yak Handprint Craft

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

Image Credits

Y Is for Yak Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Brown and White Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
One Brown Palm Print © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding a Brown Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding Two Brown Fingerprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding Two White Fingerprints © 2014 Heather Johnson
Finished Y Is for Yak Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Completed Y Is for Yak Handprint Craft © 2017 Heather Johnson

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Written by Heather Johnson

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother who loves her husband, children, dogs, and cat. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in creative writing and master's degrees in library and information science and English studies with a concentration in linguistics.

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