As prescribed by Paulina Constancia

Animal Crafts for Kids 5: HANDPrinted Peacocks

Welcome to Day 5 of Animal Crafts for Kids! Today, we will make a one-of-a-kind peacock design just using our own handprints. This makes a nice memento to send to Grandma and Grandpa.

Here is a video that you can use as an intro to the activity – “The Peacock’s Complaint”. It makes a nice lesson on counting our blessings and celebrating our strengths. As you make the handprinted peacock explain to the children that ‘just as our handprints are unique, we each have something very special to share to the world’.

The Peacock’s Complaint – A Story of Peacock by hooplakidz

Now we are ready to make our Handprinted Peacocks:

acrylic paint or any water-based paint
bucket of water


  • Apply paint on hand.
  • Make handprint on paper. 
  • Add details.

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3
Take a photo of your handprinted peacocks and play around with digital image using PIXELMATOR or other design software.Below are a couple of effects you can try out:
Example 1- Comic Effect

Example 2- SKETCH Effect
And there you have it- your very own HANDPRINTED PEACOCK!

Animal Crafts for Kids #5
“HANDPrinted Peacocks”

on daily-dose-of-art.com
A Peacock Quote For Us Today:
“The pride of the peacock 
is the glory of God.”
-William Blake
Quote from think exist

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