This handprint angel adds some sparkle to Christmas. This handprint angel is turns your child's handprints into beautiful angel wings. This homemade handprint angel makes a beautiful cover for a Christmas card, or as a special piece of art for Mom and Dad!
What You Need:
- Pink construction paper
- Blue construction paper
- Aluminum foil
- White paint
- Metallic pipe cleaners
What You Do:
- Help your child pour a small amount of white paint onto a plate.
- Have her dip her hand into the paint before making a practice handprint "stamp" on a sheet of newspaper.
- When she's confident with her handprint stamps, have her carefully make two stamps in the center of the blue paper. Each handprint's fingers should be pointed out -- just like angel wings.
- Let your child cut out a large triangle from a sheet of aluminum foil. This shiny piece will be her angel's body.
- Have her glue the triangle, shiny side up, on top of the wings.
- Let her cut a circle from the pink construction paper to be her angel's head.
- Then have her glue the pink circle to the top of the foil triangle.
- Time to make the angel's halo! Help your child curve a metallic pipe cleaner into an oval or circle shape.
- Let her glue the halo on top of the angel's head.
- To complete her angel, have her use markers to draw in the angel's face.