How to Make Your Own Handprint Chicken Craft for Kids

This adorable handprint chicken chicken craft for kids is super easy to make.

All you need is a handful art and craft supplies and you are ready to go.

Your children will love this wonderful farm animal art project. So let’s dive right in!

diy handprint chicken art for kids

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Farm Animal Craft Project

Farm animal projects are one of our favorite activities in our house since we are actually living on a farm.

Now since the Winter is almost over and all the holiday decorations are gone it is time for some spring fun.

Therefore I decided to start up this new season with this fun chicken handprint craft for my kids.

This wonderful spring craft for kids is especially a big hit for toddlers and preschoolers. It is perfectly manageable in a classroom setting.

Painting with hands brings a lot of joy and fun. It helps children to explore paint with their own fingers and makes it the perfect sensory activity.

Especially around Easter, chicken project are rather popular. Also why not use the opportunity to take a book, learn about farm animals, chickens or Easter traditions. The kids will love it!

But let’s take a look now at this easy chicken craft project:

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How to Make Simple Handprint Chicken Craft

Here is what you will need for this DIY chicken Easter craft:

Materials

  • paper or canvas
  • yellow and orange finger paint
  • paintbrush if needed
  • red and black markers
material chickens


Instruction

Follow these simple steps to create your handprint chicks:

Step 1: Paint your hand

Begin by covering your child’s hand in yellow finger paint. If needed take a paintbrush to do so. Add orange color to the thumb and pinky.

paint your hands

Step 2: Create body of the chicken

Have your child place their painted hand on the canvas or paper. The body of the chicken is created now!

handprint


Step 3: Create baby chicks

Take one single figure and create baby chicks as shown on the picture.

baby chicks


Step 4: Let it try

After your handprint is done it is for your chicken art project to try.


Step 5: Paint Features

At the end use your red and black markers to paint the features of the chickens and baby chicks. Take a look at the picture below how to.

draw easter chicken features

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Tips

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  • This activity is a lot of fun for little once but can be quite messy. Be prepared!
  • Make sure to use a lot of finger paint, otherwise, your chicks will not turn out the right way.
  • This wonderful spring project is also perfect for a classroom setting. It would make a perfect handprint chicken art and craft for preschool.

Summary

This farm animal activity is a wonderful spring craft idea.

It is not only super easy to make but also a lot of fun. My kids loved it!

We used the chance to implement learning about chickens and little chicks.

Afterwards we had a wonderful time to creating their own handprint chicken craft.

Their handprints turned out so lovely I will keep them as keepsake!


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Handprint Chicken Art for Kids

handprint chicken art

How to create this adorable handprint chickens for spring or easter.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Difficulty easy

Materials

  • yellow and orange finger paint
  • red and black marker
  • paintbrush if needed
  • paper or canvas

Instructions

  1. Cover your hand with yellow paint.
  2. Add orange to your thumb and pinky.
  3. Press your covered hand on the canvas or paper to create the body of the chicken.
  4. Take a single finger and create baby chicks
  5. Let your finger print try.
  6. Take your black and red markers to add the features of the chicken and chicks.

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