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    Z Is for Zebra Handprint Craft

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

    Materials

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

    Instructions

    1. Pour some white paint onto the cardboard.
    2. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of white paint on your child’s hand.
    3. Press the white handprint into the center of the paper.
    4. Wash the paint off your child’s hand.
    5. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of white paint on your child’s finger.
    6. Press the white fingerprint onto the handprint opposite the thumb.
    7. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
    8. Pour some black paint onto the cardboard.
    9. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of black paint on your child’s finger and fingertip.
    10. Press black stripes on the white handprint and fingerprint.
    11. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
    12. Use a paintbrush to paint a black eye in the center of the white fingerprint.
    13. Use a paintbrush to paint “Z is for zebra” in white on the paper.

    White and Black Acrylic Paint One White Handprint

    Adding a White Fingerprint Adding Black Fingerprint Stripes

    Adding Black Fingertip Print Stripes Adding a Black Pupil

    Z Is for Zebra Handprint Craft

    Image Credits

    White and Black Acrylic Paint © 2014 Heather Johnson
    One White Handprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Adding a White Fingerprint © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Adding Black Fingerprint Stripes © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Adding Black Fingertip Print Stripes © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Adding a Black Pupil © 2014 Heather Johnson
    Z Is for Zebra Handprint Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson

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