Skip to Content

Handprint Chicken Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Headed to the farm for a field trip? If so, this handprint chicken craft is the perfect activity to do before or after!

It’s an easy farm animal craft for kids that doesn’t require any special supplies. All you need is some paper, glue, scissors, and you’re all set!

Be sure to download the free printable template to make this craft even simpler. It’s great to make with preschool, kindergarten, and elementary children.

Watch our quick video below to see how we made this little chicken!

Paper Chicken Craft

handprint chicken craft image collage with the words handprint chicken in the middle

This post may contain affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate and a participant in other affiliate programs, I earn a commission on qualifying purchases. Read our disclosure policy.

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Pencil
  • Chicken template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the chicken template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

hand holding handprint chicken template

Trace your child’s hand onto the paper and cut the handprint out.

Take the comb and glue it to the top and back of the chicken’s head.

hand gluing comb to handprint chicken craft

Place the eye near the right side of the head and glue it in place.

hand gluing eye to handprint chicken craft

Position the wattle near the eye and glue it in place. Next, glue the beak on the top of the wattle.

hand gluing wattle to handprint chicken craft
hand gluing beak to handprint chicken craft

Place the handprint with the thumb pointed up and the fingers pointing to the left. Glue the head to the thumb.

hand gluing head to handprint chicken craft

Finish it off by gluing the legs to the bottom and back of the handprint.

hand gluing feet to handprint chicken craft

That’s it! Aren’t they so cute?!

Do you want to keep your kids entertained all year long with fun animal crafts? We’ve got you covered! Our animal craft book has 52 weeks of unique & adorable animal crafts for kids. Watch your child’s creativity blossom as they improve fine motor skills!

hand holding handprint chicken craft

Mr.s Wishy-Washy’s Farm is a classic farm animal books for kids. In this story, the animals revolt against Mrs. Wishy-Washy’s baths and leave the farm. You have to read the story to find out what crazy shenanigans the animals run into after they leave the farm!

Little Blue Truck is one of the most popular books in our house. The cool illustrations and rhyming words really make this story fun to read. And with a whole series after this one, kids love getting to know the characters more and more!

The Cow Said Neigh! is a fun and silly book about farm animals who wish they were another farm animal. Kids will enjoy the rhyming and learn that each of us (animals included) has strengths we should embrace.

two handprint chicken crafts

Farm Ideas For Kids

Do you want more fun farm activities that are both educational and entertaining? Well, you’re in luck! We have many ideas to inspire your kids and have fun while learning all about farm life.

Keep reading below to discover some of our favorite farm ideas for kids!

Farm Children’s Books

Reading can be an excellent way for kids to expand their minds and explore the world around them. It helps children learn new words, build vocabulary, and understand different ways of life. Reading can even encourage kids to discover new interests or hobbies! 

We have listed some of our favorite farm children’s books below – they’ll no doubt provide hours of fun and learning!

Mr.s Wishy-Washy’s Farm is a classic farm animal books for kids. In this story, the animals revolt against Mrs. Wishy-Washy’s baths and leave the farm. You have to read the story to find out what crazy shenanigans the animals run into after they leave the farm!

Little Blue Truck is one of the most popular books in our house. The cool illustrations and rhyming words really make this story fun to read. And with a whole series after this one, kids love getting to know the characters more and more!

The Cow Said Neigh! is a fun and silly book about farm animals who wish they were another farm animal. Kids will enjoy the rhyming and learn that each of us (animals included) has strengths we should embrace.

hand holding handprint chicken craft

Kids’ Farm Animal Crafts

Crafting is the perfect way for kids to unwind. It’s an activity that can help them center their minds and take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Not only does crafting help kids relax, but it also encourages creativity and self-expression.

Crafting can be incredibly rewarding for kids as they see their projects come to life! Here are some fun farm animal crafts for your kids to try out.

Horse Handprint Craft – For a sweet memento of their time on the farm, have your kids make a handprint horse. Kids will love getting creative and using their own hands to create a sweet little horse!

Your little ones will be proud to share their hoof-tastic masterpiece with all their friends and family.

Paper Plate Pig Craft – Get ready for a rootin’ tootin’ good time with this paper plate pig craft! Kids will love getting creative while arranging their pig’s features. Just get ready for their squeals of delight when they show off their piggy pal! This craft is a great way to bring the farm into your classroom or home.

Farm crafts for kids image collage

Cow Paper Bag Puppet– Moo-ve over, this cow paper bag puppet craft is ready to take center stage! With our free downloadable template, your kids can work on this craft in no time. They’ll love decorating the cow puppet and putting on shows with it. This cow craft is sure to be a hit among all your little farmers!

Sheep Headband Craft – Get your kids ready for some farmyard fun with our sheep headband craft. Your little lambs will have a blast wearing their headbands and acting out some farm role-play. They’ll just love playing and pretending to be their favorite farm animal! 

Kids’ Farm Activities

Our farm animal printables will help your kids learn while having some fun! This printable pack includes a range of activities, with each focused on different farm themes.

From learning about the chicken life cycle to playing with our colorful flashcards – your kids will love this printable pack!

Creativity meets education with our farm color by numbers worksheets! This activity is perfect for helping kids develop their fine motor skills and practice counting and recognizing numbers. With every space they color in, your little ones will make their own farm picture come to life!

Farm activities for kids image collage

Our farm animal coloring pages will keep your kids busy for hours! Coloring pages are a great way for them to practice coloring within the lines, work on color matching, and develop their hand-eye coordination. Who knew that coloring farm animals could be so beneficial?

For kids who love sensory play, our farm theme small world play is perfect! Sensory bins encourage kids to explore their senses and discover new materials.

Filled with different textures and sweet farm animals, this activity will provide so much fun and exploration for your little farmers!

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

More Farm Ideas For Kids

hand holding handprint chicken craft

Handprint Chicken Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 16 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This cute handprint chicken is a fun farm animal craft for kids. It's great for springtime!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Pencil
  • Chicken template

Instructions

  1. Download the chicken template, print, and cut out the pieces you need. hand holding handprint chicken template
  2. Trace your child's hand onto the paper and cut the handprint out.
  3. Take the comb and glue it to the top and back of the chicken's head.
  4. Place the eye near the right side of the head and glue it in place.hand gluing eye to handprint chicken craft
  5. Position the wattle near the eye and glue it in place. Next, glue the beak on the top of the wattle.
  6. Place the handprint with the thumb pointed up and the fingers pointing to the left. Glue the head to the thumb.
  7. Finish it off by gluing the legs to the bottom and back of the handprint. hand holding handprint chicken craft

Did you make this craft?

Please leave a comment on the blog or share a photo on Pinterest

Free Chicken Template

Chicken Template 

Enter your email address below to download your free printable and join the email list. 

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Connie Sicat

Thursday 8th of February 2024

nice arts and crafts for kids

Sam

Friday 9th of February 2024

Thank you!

Syakirah

Friday 6th of October 2023

thankyou so much! your great idea really helpfull

Sam

Monday 9th of October 2023

Oh, yay! I'm so glad you can use it!

Casey Millar

Monday 28th of August 2023

Would love to have this template for my essential academics kiddos

Sam

Monday 28th of August 2023

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you.

Luciana

Friday 28th of July 2023

Hi! I loved the idea. Can you send me the link for the template? Regards from Argentina.

Sam

Monday 31st of July 2023

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you. Once you've been confirmed as an email subscriber (by clicking the link in the first email), you simply enter your email in any of the forms and it'll automatically redirect you to the download page.

Kenyetta

Wednesday 5th of July 2023

I am looking forward to using this template.

Sam

Friday 7th of July 2023

Oh, great!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Skip to Instructions