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Activity Discussion Art & Craft Handprint Craft

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  • Dikshu

    March 30, 2024 at 3:22 pm
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    Creating a paper handprint craft is a fun and easy activity. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you make one:

    Materials you’ll need:

    Construction paper or colored cardstock



    Glue stick or craft glue

    Markers, crayons, or colored pencils (optional)

    Decorative items like glitter, sequins, or stickers (optional)


    Start by selecting a colored paper or cardstock for your craft. Choose a color that complements the handprint or fits the overall theme of your project.

    Place your hand on the selected paper with fingers slightly spread apart. Use a pencil to trace around your hand, outlining the fingers and palm. Make sure to press down firmly to create a clear outline.

    Carefully remove your hand from the paper, leaving the traced handprint on the sheet.

    Use scissors to cut along the traced lines, following the outline of the handprint. Take your time to ensure that you cut precisely and neatly.

    Once you’ve cut out the handprint shape, you can decorate it as desired. You can use markers, crayons, or colored pencils to add color and details to the handprint. For example, you can draw fingernails, patterns, or even turn the handprint into an animal or character by adding facial features.

    If you want to add some extra flair to your craft, you can use decorative items like glitter, sequins, or stickers. Apply a small amount of glue to the desired areas on the handprint and carefully press the decorations onto the glue. Allow the glue to dry completely.

    Now you can display or use your handprint craft. You can glue it onto a larger piece of paper to create a collage, attach it to a greeting card, or even laminate it to preserve it.

    Remember to supervise children during the craft-making process, especially when using scissors or handling small decorative items.

    Enjoy creating your paper handprint craft!

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