Hand print Easter lamb

By | February 1, 2013

It’s no secret that the toddler loves painting. Ask him what he wants to do and he’ll always say painting, he even gets the paint, paper and paint tray out himself!

We’ve recently been thinking about Easter crafts even though it’s a good few weeks away. Hand print painting is perfect for the toddler. It requires him to concentrate for a few minutes and it’s really easy to see the end result. We found a great hand print lamb we thought we’d try for Easter.

First we covered his hand in paint, then carefully placed it on a sheet of paper and left it to dry. The toddler was very excited to be given a glue stick and he covered the page in it!

toddler hand print

Then he got to work sticking cotton wool to the palm, leaving the ‘fingers’ clear for legs.


Then we drew around each finger and thumb to make it extra clear what animal it should be!

cotton wool lamb

Yes it is as Easter lamb! Perhaps next time we’ll use smaller pieces of cotton wool πŸ™‚

8 thoughts on “Hand print Easter lamb

    1. jenny Post author

      We love hand print crafts, fortunately there are plenty of animals to be made!

    1. jenny Post author

      Thanks! We’ll definitely be using cotton wool balls next time πŸ™‚


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