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Mud Handprints


Materials

  • Mud
  • Sturdy paper or plastic plate
  • Spatula or knife for smoothing

Directions

  1. Fill the plate with thick mud and smooth into a flat, even surface.
  2. Have your child press his open hand into the mud and remove.
  3. Place the mud in the sun to dry.
  4. This won't last, but it's fun to look at for a while.
  5. For lasting prints, use plaster of Paris.

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Copyright © 1999 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Toddler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

To order this book visit Meadowbrook Press.


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