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Handprint Peace Dove

Martin Luther King Jr was all about promoting peace. This Handprint Peace Dove is the perfect way to spread that message.


Construction Paper


White Paint


Green Paint


Black Marker


Paper Plate




Lay down newspapers to protect your work surface.

Pour white paint onto the paper plate and press child's left hand into the paint.

Spread fingers and place hand on construction paper and let dry.

Once Dove is dry, use picture as reference create your dove and Peace greeting.

Draw vine.

Pour green paint on paper plate and have child put their index  in the paint and place along the vine using the picture as a reference. Redip the finger as many times as needed to complete the design.

This project is reprinted courtesy of Handprint and Footprint Art where you will find lots of creative hand and foot print ideas.

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Bird Crafts For Kids, Handprint Crafts, Martin Luther King Day

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Amanda (a.k.a. Artsy_momma) of Handprint & Footprint Art is dedicated to teaching creativity and encouraging imagination in children. You will find craft ideas for creating handprint, footprint, and fingerprint art- everything from keepsakes to holiday art as well as just for fun crafts!

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