Butterfly Handprint (Free Craft Printable)

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Check out this Butterfly Handprint Craft. Download the Free Printable PDF file and enjoy this simple butterfly activity for Preschoolers.

Butterfly Handprint
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Let’s learn about butterflies with this Butterfly Handprint Craft. Get the printable template and make your kids smile.

This handprint butterfly is great for young children and older kids. It’s such a perfect activity for toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergartners.

Your kids will love making a diy handprint card with bright colors. Just download the free printable handprint pdf and make memories today.

Butterfly Handprint
What a fun and simple butterlfy craft.

Grab your Free Handprint Butterfly Craft now.

Handprints are so fun for kids and with these printables, they’re so easy for you. Have some fun this spring or summer with these amazing butterfly handprints.

Did you know that women made the first handprints in caves? Read more handprint art facts at Wikipedia.org.

Butterfly Handprint Poem with Handprint Wings

The Free Handprint PDF includes a butterfly handprint poem. It reads.

“Here comes a butterfly to lay an egg. Out comes a caterpillar with lots of legs, it makes a little chrysalis way up high, then from a chrysalis, out comes a beautiful butterfly.”.

Just add your child’s handprints to make the wings of the butterfly.

Don’t miss out, grab your Free Butterfly Handprint Craft PDF now. Just enter your info in the form at the bottom of the page.

Whether you are a preschool teacher, parent, grandparent, librarian, or Daycare worker, you will love turning this Free Handprint Page into a keepsake.

Here’s What You Need

Gather some simple craft supplies (This post contains affiliate links to the products mentioned. Read my disclosure policy for more information):

Step #1: Get The Free Printable Handprint Craft PDF

The Free PDF includes the poem and butterfly template. The PDF includes the butterfly body and antennae. You kiddos just add their handprints for the wings.

With the instant download you have quick spring ideas and the children will have so much fun making their hand prints.

Butterfly Handprint image on bulletin board
The Free PDF includes two blank templates for you to add your child’s handprints too.

Step #2: Paint your child’s little hands

Use the sponge brush to paint your child’s hand with paint. Remember to have some water or wipes nearby in case things get messy.

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Step #3: Press your child’s hand onto the handprint template

The best type of paper for handprint crafts is a piece of white cardstock paper. However, it’s not necessary. Copy paper will work too.

Make sure to lay the template on a flat surface and help your child press their hand onto the paper (card stock is best). Here’s the secret to getting a good handprint – Lift your child’s painted palm, straight up – this way fingers aren’t moving or sliding.

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Tip: Lift your child’s hand, straight up, that’s the secret to getting a good handprint.

Step #4: Optional – Decorate & Sign your Art Work

After the butterfly dries, you can use markers to decorate your beautiful artwork. You can add dots and lines to the set of wings. You can glue small googly eyes to the butterfly.

You can even glue on sequins, pom poms, or construction paper pieces for a multi-media piece of art.

And you’re finished…

This is such a simple butterfly activity for kindergarteners and preschoolers or just for fun. Use this craft for spring parties, butterfly handprint art, and more.

Your children will love painting their hands and leaving their mark on these cute pages.

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Make this fun handprint art, make a craft, and read some books.

Make a fun Ant Craft or a Ladybug Craft – both have free templates. You can have fun making these crafts and doing these activities while you talk all about butterflies.

Enjoy this Butterfly Handprint Art for Preschool while reading these Fun Books:

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If you liked these Handprint Printables, check out some of my FREE Craft Printables for kids for more fun ideas.

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