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N is for Nest Handprint Craft and Letter N Worksheets

Celebrate spring with this super cute n is for nest project.  This n is for nest craft is a creative  handprint craft where we use thumbprints to make baby birds! This letter n handprint craft is great for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students as they learn the letter N. Don’t forget to print the  letter n worksheets to go along with it for more letter practice.

Celebrate spring with this super cute n is for nest project.  This n is for nest craft is a creative  handprint craft where we use thumbprints to make baby birds! This letter n handprint craft is great for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students as they learn the letter N. Don't forget to print the  letter n worksheets to go along with it for more letter practice.

N is for nest

This n is for nest uses some paint and simple supplies to make a bird’s nest. It’s always a lot of fun to for the kids to see how their hand print can turn into something else. For this n is for nest preschool craft, we make a brown handprint for the nest, and then use a thumbprints with blue paint to make baby birds. We finish with with black and yellow paint to make their faces. It’s a simple and hands-on way to learn about the letter N! Then download the letter n worksheets to practice tarcing and writting upper and lowercase letter Ns.

Letter n worksheets

Start by scrolling to the bottom of the post, under the terms of use, and click on the text link that says >> Download <<. The n for nest worksheet pdf file will open in a new window for you to save the freebie and print the template.

N is for nest craft

All you need to make this suepr cute letter n craft are a few simple materials you probabaly already have on hand.

Materials:

  • Letter “N” is for Nest printable
  • brown paint
  • blue paint
  • black paint
  • yellow or orange paint
  • paint brush
  • wipes to clean hands
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Letter n handprint craft

First, print the printable to go along with this craft. We like to practice the letter on the first page before making our handprint, and we do the next page while the handprint is drying.

Start the n is for nest handprint by painting the entire palm and fingers with brown paint. This will be the nest for the little birds to sit in.

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N for nest

To continue with this letter n activities for kindergarten, it’s time to make the N is for Nest  handprint. Place the hand in the center of the page, with fingertips pointing towards the side and the thumb pointing upwards.

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N for nest craft

Nest, make little birds by pressing a thumb into blue paint and making three blue thumbprints.

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Letter n preschool crafts

Make faces for the birds by making two black eyes and a yellow or orange triangle beak for each.

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Letter n worksheets free printables

While your n is for nest alphabet craft is drying, complete the letter N worksheets for more letter N practice!

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Emily

Emily formerly taught extra-curricular activities with elementary school children and now stays at home with her two young boys. She loves to get out exploring and learning alongside them. More about their adventures and activities can be found at To be A Kid Again, where Emily shares hands-on learning ideas, crafts, family fun, and more.

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