Farm Adventure Activity For Toddlers: Handprint Hens

This activity checks all the boxes — minimal effort, fun, messy, artwork to be saved for years to come! You’ll need paint, paper, and the help of your toddler to do this activity. This sensory activity is sure to set your little one’s curiosity tickling. Watch the video below to get a step-by-step about the farm adventure handprint hens activity.

 
Parental Involvement: Medium

Duration: 15 minutes

Skills Acquired: Sensory, Creativity, Coordination

Materials

  1. A4 sheets
  2. Paint
  3. Sketch Pen

Instructions for Farm Adventure Handprint Hens Activity

  • Ask your child to dip their hand in some paint and create an imprint in an A4 sheet. In a same manner, let them repeat the process with the other hand.
  • Ask your child to dip their index finger in red paint and imprint it on the heads of the hens. Add fingerprints to create the grains on the ground.
  • Ask your child to dip the finger in black paint and imprint the eyes of the hens. Let the paint dry.
  • Use a sketch pen to draw the legs and claws.

Ta-da, your handprint hen is ready!

What other handprint farm animals can your toddler and you create? How about creating a family of different farm animals? Your child and you can imprint to create big and small animals. Encourage your little one to narrate stories.

Dipping their hands and finger in paint and then imprinting on paper helps develop your toddler’s hand-eye coordination. The texture of the paint provides them with a unique sensory experience.

Activity by Vishwajeet