B is for Bee Handprint: Learn the Letter B (free printable)

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Crafting educational content that’s both engaging and fun can sometimes be a challenge, but with the B is for bee handprint printable, you’re set to deliver an activity that not only entertains but also educates.

This 1-page printable brilliantly combines learning with creativity, featuring the letter “B” and a vivid illustration of a bee, without wings. The unique aspect of this activity is that children are encouraged to use their handprints to create the missing wings, providing a tactile and personalized experience to their learning journey.

You can download all of our free handprint alphabet templates and have fun learning the ABCs with your preschooler.

b is for bee handprint

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Letter B handprint craft

This letter b printable is such an easy and fun handprint craft and a great way to learn the alphabet.

By integrating such a hands-on activity, you’re not only helping kids learn about bees and the alphabet, but you’re also fostering a love for nature and creativity.

The simplicity of the B is for bee handprint art makes it a perfect tool for parents and teachers looking to introduce educational themes in a light-hearted and engaging manner.

Kids love getting their hands covered in paint, and I have to admit I love it too! It’s so much fun allowing the kids to be creative while learning.

This letter B handprint art is free to print but is for personal use or classroom use only. Scroll to the bottom of the post to get the pdf file.

See all of our bee activities for preschoolers!

Supplies needed

Adding to the playful and educational journey of the b is for bee handprint printable, it’s essential to gather all the necessary supplies to ensure a smooth and enjoyable crafting experience. This not only prepares you for a mess-free activity but also ensures that the children have everything they need to let their creativity flow.

Here’s what you’ll need for this bee-autiful handprint craft:

How to use

Print out the template below, it will print out on one full page. Make sure to check your spam folder if you don’t see it in your emails within 5 minutes.

You can of course print this on normal printer paper, but with all of our crafts, they always look better on cardstock.

Let the kids decide what color handprints they want to use, we have chosen bright yellow for our bee wings.

painting 2 yellow handprints

Use a small paintbrush to add a thin layer of paint to their hands. Make sure you have the wipes handy!!

2 yellow handprints

Place their hands with their fingers pointing up to the sky, with their palms at the top of the bee. Press down all along their hand to make sure the handprint transfers fully.

Pull your child’s hand off really gently to avoid any smudges.

Let the paint dry completely before coloring in the letter B and the body of the bee.

bee handprint

The most important thing though is just to have fun with this handprint art!

You will also love our free letter b coloring page!

What skill is being covered

The handprint bee printable not only covers the alphabet and introduces children to bees but also touches on several educational and developmental areas:

  • The act of painting and placing their handprints on paper helps in the development of fine motor skills.
  • Children use their creativity to personalize their bee wings, encouraging imaginative thinking.
  • By learning about bees, children gain an appreciation for nature and the importance of conservation.

Whether you’re a teacher looking to enrich your classroom activities or a parent seeking educational crafts for home, this printable offers a versatile and engaging option. Remember, the goal is to make learning enjoyable and interactive, and the bee handprint worksheet is a perfect tool to achieve just that.

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Additional letter B activities

For even more letter B activities that I know you are going to love:

Tips for downloading the free files

Below you will see a large sign-up box where you need to add your name and email address, and press I NEED THIS NOW!

Within minutes you will be sent the free PDF directly to your email address, so you can print it out and start using it immediately.

Sometimes emails get a little wonky, so if you can’t see it, please check your spam folder where I am sure it is hiding.

Download the letter B free printable handprint template

If you want to grab all of the letters of the alphabet in one place, you can purchase them here for a small fee. Or for a massively discounted price grab these handprint alphabet printables along with our new alphabet coloring pages in our 52-page bundle.

Make sure you choose the correct paper size and click on the shrink to fit button. All of our free printables for kids work better when printed on cardstock (this is the one we use and love.)

Last Updated on 17 April 2024 by Clare

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