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Children will be hands-on with this activity, literally. Kids hand print ideas are so much fun – and although it might get a bit messy, hand painting can help your little ones with their hand-eye coordination skills and it’s a good opportunity to express their creative spirit as well. Hands down, one of the best craft activities for little Picasso’s. Here is our hand painting idea for kids.

15 minutes

Video Tutorial

You'll need:

Finger paint (black, yellow & blue)

1 x white paper (A4)

3 x paint brush

Glass filled with water

Small white circle stickers x 2

Black felt tip pen

Smart Tips to involve little Smarty pants

Your little one will love getting involved with this hands-on activity. Why not let them choose the next animal to hand paint!

Hand painting for kids step-by-step

  1. 1

    Using one paint brush, brush three yellow stripes across the palm of your little one’s hand.

  2. 2

    Taking a clean brush, add black paint to the rest of the hand and press hand down into the middle of the paper.

  3. 3

    Before adding the wings, wash off the paint with warm soapy water and dry hands.

  4. 4

    Take another clean brush and paint four fingers with blue paint and press hand onto paper to create one of the wings.

  5. 5

    Repeat step 4 to finish off the wings and fill in any gaps using a paint brush.

  6. 6

    Now to add the eyes! Add two small white circle stickers and draw a black dot inside each circle using a black felt tip pen.

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