Handprint Dove Craft for MLK Jr. Day

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INSIDE: Handprint Dove Craft for MLK Jr. Day is a fun painted hand and footprint craft idea for Martin Luther King Jr. Day that kids will love. It’s a fun and easy way to celebrate the important message of peace for all that MLK Jr. promoted through out his life.

Handprint Dove Craft for MLK Jr. Day

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Handprint Dove Craft for MLK Jr. Day

Handprint Dove Craft for MLK Jr. Day

Grab your washable white paint and sponge brush. Paint the bottom of your child’s foot. Have them stamp it once on the sheet of construction paper close to the bottom of the page. I used several sheets of paper and allowed them to stamp their foot again on another sheet of paper so that we could make more than one dove.

Handprint Dove Craft for MLK Jr. Day

Wipe the paint off their foot.

Do the same thing to their hands. and have them stamp themas the wings of the dove the top of the foot print.

Let your prints dry. Cut out a beak from orange or yellow construction paper and glue it to the front of your dove. Glue down one googley eye to the head of the dove.

Handprint Dove Craft for MLK Jr. Day

Finish using a small paint brush to fill in any small gaps. Finally write the words ‘PEACE’ at the bottom of the craft.

Age Suitability for Handprint Dove Craft for MLK Jr. Day

This activity is great for kids 18 months and up. My kids are 3.5, 3.5, and 7.5 year old.

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  • Blue and orange construction paper
  • Washable white paint
  • Googley eye
  • Glue
  • Black marker

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