Dinosaur handprint painting- with baby or toddler

Handprint dinosaur painting


I just prepared a dinosaur template made out of thick card. The children drew round using felt pen, then used handprints to make¬†stegosaurus dinosaur (Rowan decided he wanted handprints on …

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handprint animal bug painting with babies

Handprint flying bug calendars


I like calendars that use handprints, they are so lovely to keep as a precious memory of your little ones. We made the handprints first, then glued the bug’s body …

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Finger print sheep


These were so easy to do and the children loved getting the paint all over their hands! What you need: coloured A3 paper black paper white paint googly eyes Preparation: …

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Finger painting homemade calendar


Messy, but little ones love it, and there’s no preparation! We did the finger painting first, then, when the paint was dry, we added some detail using a fine black …

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Autumn fingerprint painting

Autumn tree finger print painting


You could either do individual paintings, or create an autumn forest. The first picture was the example we did in the toddler group- photocopied A4 tree, then used finger paints. …

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Father’s Day ties


You can buy fabric versions of this and use fabric paints, but with such young children I decided to use card and collage bits. I used shirring elastic round the …

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Sun handprint


This was very popular- and very messy! What you need paper plates (or circles of card) large paper- I used A3 yellow and orange paint paint brushes long sleeved aprons …

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