If you’re looking for a fun and easy art project for your kids, look no further than these hand print art paintings that Celebrate the 4th of July! This is a great activity for all ages, and it’s a great way to get creative and have some fun. In this blog post, we will discuss the supplies you need and walk you through the steps to create your own hand print masterpiece!
Independence Day is a time for celebration! What better way to celebrate than by making some fun and easy crafts with your kids? These handprint art projects are simple enough for even the youngest crafters, and they are sure to add excitement to your Independence Day festivities!
This is a great activity that can be tailored to any age group, and it’s a lot of fun to see the unique designs on each page that have a patriotic USA theme. In this blog post, we will discuss the basics of handprint painting, as well as some tips on how to make the process even more enjoyable for your little ones.
Supplies needed to make Hand Print Art
This type of painting is perfect for young children, as it is simple and allows them to be creative.
When it comes to hand print art, there are a few supplies that you will need. First, you will need some paint. You can use any type of paint that you like, but we recommend using tempera or acrylic paint for the best results. In addition to paint, you will need a paint brush or a foam brush to add the paint to your Child’s bare hand.
Next, you will need a piece of paper. Again, you can use any type of paper that you like, but we recommend using cardstock or construction paper for the best results. Finally, you will need to download this free printable with the USA themed drawings to create the hand print art.
Patriotic HandPrint Art for Kids
A fun and easy Independence Day craft is this patriotic handprint flag. For this Happy Independence Day USA printable, you will need red, white, and blue paint, as well as this free printable. Print this free PDF download on thick paper such as card stock or construction paper.
Now that you have all of your supplies, it’s time to get started on your project. We’ll start with a simple hand flag on the free printable. Start by putting some blue paint on the palm of your child’s hand. Next, put red paint on their fingers. Then, have your child place their hand on the paper and press down firmly. After the paint has dried, it would be fun to add details such as the white stars on the painted picture. You could either add star stickers to the hand print art or you could use white paint to draw stars on the hand after the paint has dried.
Made in America Handprint Art for Kids
This simple picture would be perfect for a preschooler since you only need one color of paint. Print the free printable on thick paper and simply paint the child’s hand with a paint brush or foam brush and press the child’s hand on the printable.
Brave Hearts USA America Hand Print Art
The spirit of freedom in America is a very powerful thing. It can be felt across the entire country and it has been this way since 1776 when George Washington assembled men at Valley Forge to fight against Britain for our independence from them! On the 4th of July, we celebrate those brave Americans by flying flags higher than usual so they know how much their sacrifice means to all Americans. This handprint craft is the perfect way to teach young children about their USA heritage.
Eagle Hand Print Art
The bald eagle is a strong and noble bird that has been America’s symbol since 1787, when it was chosen to represent the patriots who fought for independence from England.
The national outline of this majestic creature features black feathers on top with lighter ones below. This printable handprint art will allow your child to visualize the grand bald eagle and learn that it is our Nation’s symbol of freedom.
I Love America Heart
This printable heart is made of two hand prints that overlap, one red and one blue. You can be as creative as you would like while making this art such as adding white lines to the handprint as pictured above. You could also add stars to the hands.
That’s just one example of a hand print art project that you can do with your kids. For more handprint art ideas, be sure to check out our blog post on Mother’s Day Handprint Art: How to Make a unique and Memorable Gift and also How to make a Mother’s Day Handprint Poem.
We hope you have fun exploring this type of painting with your little ones! Do you have any other tips on how to make hand print art? We would love to hear them! Share your ideas in the comments below. Happy creating!