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Foster Creativity and National Pride with Handprint Indian National Flag Craft for Kids.
India-themed craft activities are not only a fun way to keep kids engaged but also a fantastic opportunity to instil a sense of national pride and cultural awareness.
What better way to do it than with a Handprint Indian Flag Art activity? In this blog, we’ll guide you through a simple and enjoyable craft project that will leave your little one beaming with joy and a newfound appreciation for the Indian flag.
Things you will need to make Handprint India Flag
- Washable orange and green paints
- White paper or cardstock
- A small bowl of water and a cloth for cleaning hands
- A printout or drawing of the Ashoka Chakra (the 24-spoke wheel at the centre of the Indian flag
Step By Step Instruction to Make Handprint Indian National Flag Craft
Prepare the Work Area Before beginning the craft, ensure you have a clean and safe work area. Lay down some old newspapers or a plastic tablecloth to avoid any paint mishaps and make the cleanup easier.
Take a sheet of white paper or cardstock. Explain that the Indian flag has three horizontal stripes – saffron (orange) at the top, white in the middle, and green at the bottom.
Dip the paintbrush into the orange paint and gently brush it along the top portion of the hand, including the thumb. Then, do the same with the green paint on the bottom part of their hand.
This step may require adult assistance for younger children.
Ask your child to press their hand onto the paper, aligning it so that the orange portion represents the top stripe and the green portion the bottom stripe of the Indian flag.
Encourage them to press down firmly but not too hard. Lift the hand carefully to reveal their handprint in the colours of the flag.
Allow the paint to dry completely. Once dry, Now, it’s time to incorporate the Ashoka Chakra into the Indian flag.
You can either draw it yourself or use a printout of the Chakra to cut and paste onto the centre of the handprint. The Ashoka Chakra adds a special touch to the artwork.
Your child’s masterpiece is ready to be displayed proudly! You can frame it or stick it on the refrigerator, showcasing your little one’s creativity and patriotism.
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