Hand Print Art: P is for Penguin

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We’re back with another hand print art for the alphabet craft! Today we are sharing a letter P craft to make with preschoolers: P is for Penguin. This would be fun to make along with the letter of the week penguin craft! It would also be perfect for a winter themed craft for kids.

Hand Print Art: P is for Penguin

At the end of the post you will find even more Letter P activities including a do-a-dot printable and a fun snack idea.

Supplies Needed:

How to make the Hand Print Art P is for Penguin:

Set out 2 paintbrushes plus black and white paint.

Hand Print Art Penguin - Letter P

Paint the middle two fingers and the center of the palm using the white paint. Paint the rest of the palm, the other two fingers, and the thumb with the black paint. Make a hand print on the construction paper with the fingers touching each other. The fingertips will be where the feet go.

Hand Print Art P is for Penguin Craft

Paint just the thumb on the opposite hand. Make a print next to the pinky finger. The thumbs create the penguin’s wings.

Dip the index finger in orange paint and make a fingerprint beak and feet.

Let Dry.

Glue on googly eyes.

Penguin Hand Print Art for the Letter P

Add glue to the bottom of the page under the penguin to create a snowy hill.

Have the child tear the cotton balls/spread them apart then place them on the glue (P is for Puffy!).

Write, ‘P is for Penguin’ across the top.

Hand Print Art - P is for Penguin

More Penguin Crafts

My son is obsessed with penguins and it has been his favorite animal since he was age 2. We have tons of penguin crafts on our blogs. Our most recent is this cute pom pom penguin that goes along with a Christmas book. My all-time favorite is our footprint penguin canvas art that I made with both Big Brother and Little Sister.

Don’t forget to check out the rest of the series if you haven’t done so already. See you next week for a hand print quilt craft for the letter Q!


Letter of the Week Activities for Preschoolers (Letter P)

Check out these Handwriting Practice Worksheets for alphabet learning with your preschooler!



  1. Bekki@a better way to homeschool says:

    So cute!
    Footprints make really cute penguins too!!

  2. What a fun and cute activity for the kids. Once the entire alphabet is done it would make a cute wall art collection.

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