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Hand print Easter chicks

Following the theme of hand print fun, last week we got messy with the paints to create some Easter cards.

sponge paint

Hand print animals are really easy to do and require few materials. We added a good dollop of yellow paint onto the paint tray and the toddler sponged it onto one hand before carefully pressing his hand down on to a sheet of paper.

We left the hand prints to dry over night and then I added some legs, eyes and a beak with sharpies.

hand print chick

As we wanted to make these into cards we then glued them onto blank cards and we love them more than last years’ finger print chicks!

handmade cards

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5 Comments

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    Danielle Graves
    March 24, 2013 at 6:58 pm

    I love this, might have a go with my little boy 🙂

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    Alexandra
    March 25, 2013 at 9:22 am

    Their hands are getting bigger and bigger, aren’t they…*sigh*
    Loved that idea!

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    Mum of One
    March 28, 2013 at 8:36 am

    Oh that is so lovely! Am pinning to my Easter crafts board and may make some for the grandparents 🙂

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    Anya from Older Single Mum and The Healer
    March 30, 2013 at 3:32 pm

    Another brilliant idea! My kids will love this. 🙂

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    Emma @sciencesparks
    April 2, 2013 at 7:45 pm

    ooooh just so cute!

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