Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Handprint Butterfly

by Jane (follow)
Under 5s (593)      Paint (159)      Up In The Air (36)      Butterfly (26)      Handprint (23)     
Here's an easy handprint butterfly. Both hands are used to make the print. Preschoolers will enjoy watching and feeling the different colours being painted on to their hands and seeing the colourful butterfly appear on the paper.



Painted hands, painting a butterfly 3 year old, preschooler hand paint


Time: 10 minutes
Age: Under 5's
Level: Easy

Materials
Different coloured paints
Paper
Brush

Method
Brush different colours of paint onto a hand. Try painting each finger different colours and adding spots of different colours onto the palm. Paint the thee hand the same way, mirroring the colours and patterns used.



Painted hands, painting a butterfly 3 year old, preschooler hand paint


Press the first hand on to the page, thumb inwards, and lift to reveal half a butterfly.



Painted hands, painting a butterfly 3 year old, preschooler hand paint


Line up the other hand, thumb to thumb. The thumbs make the body and antennae so the butterfly so it looks best if the tops of the thumbs are slightly apart to make each antenna distinct.



Painted hands, painting a butterfly 3 year old, preschooler hand paint


Lift up the hand carefully to reveal a colourful butterfly.


Categories
#Under 5s
#Handprint
#Butterfly
#Paint
#Up in the air
I like this Article - 6
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Jane
These retro marshmallow top hats are fun to make and are an easy treat for a birthday party
7 likes
Here's a fun project to create your own doll's supermarket
15 likes
A friend made some very cute Santa hand decorations which we thought looked fun and so we made o...
8 likes
Create a cool recycled bracelet by making your own beads out of an old magazine
17 likes
This is an easy activity to make a cute bunny Easter basket
6 likes
We were invited to a "silly hats" birthday party and needed to come up with some last minute dress u...
3 likes
view all articles by Jane
Articles by Jane on Other Hubs
Ladybird decorations are lovely and bright for a kids room
8 likes
Give an easy update to a piece of furniture by changing the knobs
8 likes
These star fairy cakes are really easy to make and decorate
847 views
ID: 7871
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
This is a fun activity that can get a little messy
1 like
A lovely spring craft for toddlers to create
3 likes
Box pinatas are a quick and easy alternative to papier mache pinatas
5 likes
For some students, math isnʼt always their favorite subject
1 like
Loom flowers are so easy, so fun, and if you make your own loom and use leftover yarn, they wont cos...
5 likes
With a flower loom, kids can easily create cute flowers, out of yarn, that can be used to decorate j...
3 likes
If your child loves to draw, this is a great activity for them to encourage their creativity
1 like
Upcycle a breakfast cereal box and hop into Easter with this cute Easter Bunny Mask
3 likes
Here's how to make a colourful elephant from a recycled milk bottle and tissue paper
6 likes
This cute and fun Christmas card can be made by little ones with the help of an adult
3 likes
Categories
Under 5s (593)
Any Age (405)
Over 10s (384)
Baby (12)
Links (1)
Easy (884)
Medium (247)
Hard (37)
 
Copyright 2012-2018 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version