Aboriginal handprints

Make your own Aboriginal-style handprints with this easy art project you can do with your kids. You can buy powder paint at most craft stores and is called tempera.

What you need:

  •  Piece of black or brown paper
  •  White powder paint (tempera)

Number of players:


Dampen the paper with a squirt bottle or damp cloth.

Place your child’s hand down firmly on the damp paper.

Flick the white powder paint over the hand and the paper.

Carefully lift your child’s hand from the paper and look at the impression left behind.

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