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Level: ECE, Primary
Grades: PreK - Gr. 2 | Age: 2-8 | Written by: Written by: Amie Lording
[Amie is a preschool teacher at Fit Kidz in Glenwood, Australia]

Children will see that every hand print is different as they work together on a cooperative art project.

What You Need:
What You Do:
  1. Ask the children, "Who would like to make a rainbow with their hand print?"
  2. Ask the children to choose a colour they want their hand print to be.
  3. Ask each child to put their hand out, spreading their fingers.
  4. Let the child dip his/her hand into the color of their choice.
  5. Place the child's hand onto the row of their colour choice.
  6. Discuss the differences in size and shape of all the children's hand prints.

Recommended Books/Products:

Hands Around the World
by Susan Milord
This bestselling author invites children to experience, taste, and embrace the daily lives of children from the far corners of the earth--as they plant and grow, write and tell stories, draw and craft, cook and eat, sing and dance, and learn to live in an atmosphere of global respect and cultural awareness.

The Kids Multicultural Art Book
by Alexandra Michaels
This title is intended for ages 3 to 9 years. In these pages, children can explore roots, rhythms, and traditions from all corners of the earth while crafting their own art and artefacts. From Kachina dolls of the American Southwest to worry dolls from Central America to Egyptian paper beads, these crafts reveal details about cultures across the world.

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