St. Patricks Day Rainbow Hand Art Craft

Thursday, February 19, 2015

St. Patricks Day Rainbow Hand Art Craft

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Kids will love making this simple St. Patricks Day craft using their very own hands as the centerpiece.
ST. Patricks Day Rainbow Hand Art Craft - This is such a cute craft for toddler, preschool and Kindergarten age kids.

This is such a fun, simple to make rainbow craft for St. Patricks Day.

Kids from Toddler and Preschool through Kindergarten and 1st grade will enjoy making a rainbow out of their hands.

I love capturing each stage of their lives through hand or foot art – it is such a fun, treasured keepsake of their childhood.

St. Patricks Day Rainbow Craft

trace your childs hand

Make a stack of construction paper including purple, blue, green, yellow, orange, and finally red. Trace your child’s hand.

rainbow hand art

Keeping the cardstock in a pile cut out the hands all at once.

glue the cut out rainbow colored hand

Now start by gluing the handprints in order starting with the red to the upper left corner of an over-sized piece of blue construction paper.

Hint: We slightly curled the fingers for some added dimension.

construction paper rainbow craft for preschoolers

Continue adding the hand sin order overlapping them and shifting to the right ever so slightly.

rainbow with pot of gold st. patricks day craft for kids

Now at the bottom right of the page add a black pot of gold and several wrappers from gold coins.

Use cotton balls or napkin to add white clouds

Finally, using cotton balls or wadded up napkins dap on some white paint to make clouds around the rainbow.

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