J is for Jellyfish Handprint Art | Letter J Fun

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Our J is for jellyfish handprint art is not only a fun and engaging activity for kids but also a creative way to learn the alphabet and explore sea life.

By dipping their hands in paint and pressing them onto paper, children can craft their own jellyfish. This alphabet handprint art is ideal for developing fine motor skills, color recognition, and creativity.

It’s an engaging, tactile experience that combines learning with art, making it a memorable way to cover the letter J in your alphabet curriculum.

j is for jellyfish handprint template

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Handprint jellyfish art printable

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

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 letter J handprint craft and have fun.

This free printable letter J 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.

Supplies needed

jellyfish handprint

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 purple for our jellyfish.

hand and purple paint

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

2 purple handprints

Place their hands with their fingers pointing downwards with their palms at the bottom of the jellyfish’s face. 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 J and the jellyfish’s face.

j is for jellyfish

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

If you are having a trip to an aquarium download our free aquarium scavenger hunt printable.

What age children will enjoy this free printable?

Kids of all ages will enjoy this handprint craft, but it is perfect for when children are starting to learn the alphabet.

It is great for preschoolers, kindergartners, and 1st-grade students.

Check out all of our kids handprint art!

Letter J activities

For even more letter J activities for preschoolers that I know you are going to love:

Jellyfish WorksheetsJellyfish WorksheetsJellyfish Worksheets


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 free letter j 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.)

Additional free alphabet printables

Last Updated on 27 May 2024 by Clare Brown

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