O is for Octopus Handprint Craft (free printable)

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Are you learning about the alphabet, or about octopuses? Either way, you are going to love our O is for octopus handprint.

I am also going to share our favorite letter O activities you can enjoy with your preschoolers.

Have fun with all of our free alphabet handprint craft templates and learn the ABCs. These are a great way to create keepsakes too.

o is for octopus handprint template

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Handprint Octopus

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

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 O is for octopus handprint craft below and have fun.

Supplies Needed:

octupus handprint


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 red for our octopus.

hand and red paint

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

2 red handprints

Place their hands with their fingers pointing to each bottom corner of the page with their palms just under the octopus’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 O and the octopus’s face.

o is for octopus

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

Letter O Activities

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

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.

Last Updated on 12 November 2022 by homeschoolof1

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