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Level: ECE
Grades: PreK | Age: 2-5 yrs | Written by: Amy Schamburek

Young students can make apples using handprints and paint.

What You Need:
What You Do:
  1. Spread newspaper over the work area.

  2. Paint palm with red paint.

  3. Press palm with red paint.

  4. Pour a small amount of green paint into a flat container.

  5. Dip pad of thumb in green paint and press above the apple print to make a leaf and stem.

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