Lion handprints could be the ‘mane’ event on a rainy afternoon. You can even use your own handprint to make a big scary mummy or daddy lion too.

What you need


Yellow and orange paint


Develops coordination and fine motor skills

Learning through watching and copying others

Develops the imagination

Increases confidence and communication skills

Promotes teamwork

How long will it take?

30 mins

What to do

  1. Dip your child’s hand in yellow paint then press it on the paper.

    child's hand in paint
  2. Then add orange for the mane using their fingertips as shown in the picture. Why not ask your child what sound a lion makes?

    child with hand painting