The first snow of the season is falling, time to get out the warm clothes and do a bit of crafting! Make this hand print reindeer craft on a sweatshirt and keep ’em warm and smiling this season!
Handprint Reindeer Sweatshirt
Pour a small amount of red fabric paint onto a paper plate. Press the round sponge into the paint, making sure to coat one side of the sponge completely with paint. (You could also use a paint brush to cover the sponge in paint.)
Press the sponge onto the center of the front of the sweatshirt. This will be your reindeer’s nose!
You could also have the child press their hands into the paint, but using a paint brush will be a bit less messy and will ensure a complete coverage of paint for their hand print. (Tip: After the first hand print is made, wipe the paint off their hand before doing the second hand!) You will want to make sure they place their hands far enough from the red circle to add eyes in later!
Let the paint dry completely before finishing the hand print reindeer design. (We let ours dry overnight.)
Once the paint is dry you can add in eyes and a mouth with fabric markers. Make sure to let your shirt dry completely before wearing! (Check the directions on both the fabric paint and markers; each type is different!)
This hand print reindeer craft makes a cute sweatshirt for little ones to wear, and would look cute on a fabric tote for a gift as well!
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