We have the most adorable little St. Patrick’s Day handprint rainbow art idea to share with you today – this is a lovely little art idea for preschoolers and kids in kindergarten to make and will make the most adorable little keepsake.
Not celebrating the St. Patrick’s day? Worry not this cute idea can be made as a plain rainbow too – just make the bottom part of the hand a cloud too!
We are crazy about rainbows, both the real ones in nature and the kid made ones.
This adorable little toddler or preschool art idea is perfect both for spring and for St. Patrick’s day.
What you need:
- paints in all the colors of the rainbow plus black – craft paints for older kids, fingerpaints or similar for younger kids
- canvas or paper
- golden foam sheet
- white foam sheet
- hand ready to get messy
Step by Step Tutorial
If you are making this project with younger kids as a handprint keepsake, you will have to paint the child’s fingers and hand.
The paint should be put on thick.
Have the kids (or you) press their hand’s on the corner of the canvas. The hand needs to be lifted up in one quick motion, to avoid colors smudging. Nothing wrong if it happens though. Let the paint dry.
You can add some finger painting too, have the kids draw the grass under the handprint with their fingers before they make the handprint.
As with the previous version, paint the hands black and the fingers in the color of the rainbow.
Cut small circles from gold glitter foam and glue onto the black “pot of gold.”