The Cat In The Hat Handprint Painting For Kids
The Cat in the Hat Handprint Painting For Kids
We are on a roll with sharing Dr Seuss themed content at the moment. Dr Seuss is a fun series which i really love. My favourite type of book is the rhyming book and I really like The Cat In The Hat. So much so that we ave plenty of Cat In The Hat themed crafts and food ideas here on The Inspiration Edit. In fact we have a whole category on the blog dedicated to anything and everything Dr Seuss including fun food ideas and more. Why not check it out?
Today’s post is a tutorial for Cat In The Hat hand print which is a perfect and fun activity for the little ones. Enjoy.
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What you will need
How To Make The Cat In The Hat Handprint
Gently press your child’s hand onto a canvas. Help them pull up in one swift motion to avoid smearing the paint. Turn the canvas around. Paint the palm of your child’s hand with a big white circle surrounded by black paint. Paint your child’s fingers black.
Gently press your child’s hand onto a canvas. Help them pull up in one swift motion to avoid smearing the paint. (make sure this handprint is going down on the canvas the opposite direction of the first handprint)
Dip your child’s fingertips into black paint and add ears and into red paint to create a neck bow.
Allow the paint to dry completely.
Use a pencil to draw a face onto The Cat in the Hat. Once you are satisfied, trace the face details with permanent marker.
Once the marker is dry, use an eraser to remove any pencil lines left behind.
How To Make The Fish Handprint
Paint your child’s entire hand orange.
Gently press your child’s hand onto a canvas. Help them pull up in one swift motion to avoid smearing the paint.
Draw a bottom to the fishbowl. Once you are satisfied with the fishbowl, use permanent marker to trace the pencil lines.
Use a pencil to draw water detail in the bowl, splashes of water and a face on the fish.
Your art work is now complete. This is a fantastic preschool or homeschool activity and great for Dr Seuss Day or World Book Day. Why not give it a go?
There are plenty of other Dr Seuss characters you might like to make using your handprint. Check out our Thing 1 Thing 2 handprint post. It’s fabulous.
Dr Seuss Books
The Cat in the HatMr. Brown Can Moo, Can You : Dr. Seuss’s Book of Wonderful Noises (Bright and Early Board Books)The Foot Book: Dr. Seuss’s Wacky Book of OppositesOh, the Places You’ll Go!The Lorax (Classic Seuss)
Enjoy celebrating Dr Seuss with these fantastic Ideas.
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