Hand/Foot Print Craft for Toddlers

On our journey of learning, we are fascinated with water colors and love to color our hands and feet and make beautiful designs.

The act of coloring improves motor skills in young children. The actions and grip involved in coloring can aid in development of muscles of fingers and wrist.

Coloring also enhances imagination and stimulates creativity. Color recognition, understanding of colors in the surroundings, hand and eye co-ordination are some more benefits.

Here sharing few interesting fun crafts we made:

  1. Father’s Day Card

father's day.jpg2. Elephant

Elephant.jpg3. Dinosaur (Yes, we HAVE to include Dino in every activity, as my 2.5 year old toddler is Dino crazy; courtesy: Dinosaur Train and Peppa Pig)

Dino.jpg4. Bird

Bird.jpg5. Butterfly

Butterfly.jpg

This one turned out to be particularly favorite and more fascinating was the idea of applying multiple colors on hands.

6. Crab

Crab.jpg

The color combinations and choice of colors for particular creatures are purely baby’s choice.

7. Cow

cow.jpg

8. Giraffe

giraffe.jpg

9. Gold Fish

gold fish.jpg

One more Golden Fish because toddler became obsessed with them..

Golden fish.png

10. Octopus

octopus.jpg

11. Horse

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12. Duck

Duck.png

So give your baby the color pallet and let him/her explore and get creative.

Enjoy Coloring!! Happy Painting!!

 

 

 

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  1. I could have never thought of such great paint ideas, you are doing great dear, and I am going to steal all these ideas and will be trying with my little one. Till now he enjoy using crayons, he will go crazy once introduced with water colors. Thanks for this post!

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  2. This is a bright idea!!! Very creative! πŸ˜€
    I’m a doodler yet I haven’t thought of this. Will definitely have this activity sometime soon with my toddler. β™₯ I’m sure she will love this as she also loves to draw and paint.

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