Letter C Handprint Craft: C Is For Crab (free printable)

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Whether you are learning about crabs or the letter C, you are going to love our free letter C handprint craft.

I am going to share with you our favorite letter C activities too that you can enjoy with your preschoolers.

You can download for free all of our alphabet handprint crafts as you learn the ABCs.

handprint crab craft

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Crab Handprint

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

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. Print out the C is for crab handprint template and add it to their bedroom wall.

This free printable letter c handprint template is free to print but is for personal or classroom use only. Scroll to the bottom of the page to get the pdf file.

Craft supplies needed for the crab handprint

c is for crab

How to use the c is for crab handprint craft

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 handprint they want to use, we have chosen red for our crab.

hand and red paint

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

red handprint

Place their hands with their fingers pointing up to the sky, with their palms towards the bottom of the page. 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 C and the crab’s claws.

c is for crab handprint

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

What are the educational benefits of alphabet handprint crafts?

By adding art when learning the letters of the alphabet you are promoting both auditory learnings with kinesthetic learning.

The student may know the letter C, but adding a handprint to something beginning with the letter will help them retain the information.

Letter C Printables and Activities

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

Download the free letter c handprint printable

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 5 June 2023 by homeschoolof1

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