Handprint Flamingos – Summer Crafts

Handprint Flamingos

Have some fun and get stuck in with these Handprint Flamingos, a fun activity for the children this summer! Suitable for ages 5 to 7 years old. Read the simple instructions below to get started on your Handprint Flamingos:

Handprint Flamingos

Art materials you will need:

Instructions for your Handprint Flamingos:

Step 1:Draw around your hand onto pink paper and cut it out.

Step 2: Draw the legs and head/neck onto pink paper and cut them out too. Cut the beak shape from yellow paper.

Step 3: Glue the legs, neck and beak onto the hand shape. Make the fingers point backwards to look like feathers.

Step 4: Use a black pen to outline the beak and to draw an eye onto the flamingo.

Did you know: Flamingos stand on one leg even when they sleep!


This great project has been designed by Kate Tompsett and supplied by Creative Steps. Each issue of Creative Steps Magazine contains dozens of inspiring ideas and fun crafts to help you encourage learning through creative play. Ideal for everyone caring for young children. Get an exclusive 20% discounton an annual subscription with Creative Steps by using promo code EYRCRE20at: www.creativesteps.co.uk.

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