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Saturday, August 28, 2010

Handprint Sun

Age Range: 1 and up

Materials:
  • yellow finger paint
  • paper
  • hands
Activity:
  1. Draw a circle in yellow paint/crayon
  2. Paint your child's hands with yellow paint
  3. Have your child put their handprint all around the edges of the circle to color it in and create the rays of the sun with their fingers
*Tip: turn the paper so they can get their fingers pointing outward the entire way around. I thought of this after the fact, so our sun's rays only point upwards :)


2 comments:

Mollie Energy said...

What kind of paint did you use for this?

Amanda said...

We used Ikea finger paints. They worked great and washed off easily just like they should.

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