St. Patrick’s Day: Four Leaf Clover Hand Print Art


I saw a pin on Pinterest a few days ago and totally fell in love!  Four leaf clover hand prints!  I knew we had to try it.  (From the best I can tell, the pin was uploaded by this Pinterest user.  Thanks, Shelly!)

So, today we did.  We used thick, textured, watercolor paper and Crayola finger paint.  I squirted the paint into the kids’ palms (one at a time) and then painted it on using a foam brush, kind of dabbing to be sure their hand was well coated.  Then I positioned, pressed, and hoped for the best!

I think they turned out pretty nicely!  

Luke’s hand prints are on the top page and Lilah’s are on the bottom.  I added the stem myself using the same finger paint.

 Luke’s hand print clover:

Lilah’s hand print clover:


I haven’t decided exactly what I’m going to do with them yet, but I’ll probably frame them, at least for the month of March. 🙂  

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Genny Upton

A former teacher turned stay at home mom to two preschool aged children. Creator (and writer) at In Lieu of Preschool and Parent Teach Play. Currently publishing my first children's picture book!

  • Jeninfer says:

    So cute. I will be trying this with my 4 year old.

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