Alphabet alphabet handprint crafts Crafts for Kids Summer

I is for Ice Cream Handprint Art

Next in the Alphabet Handprint Art Series is the letter I. This week we are sharing a I is for Ice Cream handprint craft! This craft is great for kindergartners as they learn the letter I. Don’t forget to print the free Letter I Worksheets to go along with it for more letter practice.

I is for Ice Cream

This craft uses some paint and simple supplies to make a cute ice cream on a cone. It’s always a lot of fun to for the kids to see how their hand print can turn into something else. For this craft, we make a pink hand print for the scoop of ice cream, although any favorite color can be used. It’s a simple and hands-on way to learn about the letter I!


  • Letter “I” is for Ice Cream printable
  • brown crayon
  • pink paint (or another favorite color)
  • paint brush
  • wipes to clean hands

I is for Ice Cream

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.

draw ice cream cone first

Start by drawing the ice cream cone. First draw a triangle shape, and then draw overlapping diagnal lines as shown above. Or you can get creative and design your own cone! Younger kids may need some help with this.

paint childs hand

To make the hand print, paint the whole palm and fingers one color. We used light pink to make ours look like strawberry ice cream.

handprint craft for kids

Turn the paper upside down to make it easier to make the hand print. Place the hand on top of the cone, with the fingers overlapping the cone. This makes it look like the “ice cream” is melting down the sides of the cone. How cute! Let dry and your ice cream is complete! Rinse hands with water or wipe clean.

Letter I Worksheets

While your I is for Ice Cream is drying, complete the Letter I worksheets for more letter “I” practice!

Edible Ice Cream Playdough Recipe Kids will be excited to learn and explore when making this ice cream volcano! This is a combination of an ice cream activity and easy volcano experiments for one EPIC, memorable summer activity for kids! Try this summer experiment as part of your ice cream theme with toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders. This project causes a super cool, baking soda and vinegar reaction that will create a fun WOW moment for kids! Does your child like I spy activities? They are not only fun summer activity sheets for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first graders, but they help children work on visual discrimination and counting too. Thes summer I spy printables feature a refreshing summertime treat - Ice Cream! Simply print the ice cream printables to sneak in some fun summer math with a summer activity for kids.  Kids will love this super cute and simple-to-make Washi Tape Ice Cream Craft! The ice cream craft idea provides endless possibilities for this summer craft for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade children. So add this quick ice cream craft for preschoolers to your summer bucket list for kids!

Ice Cream Activities

If you are looking for more ice cream activities to add to your ice cream theme of summer learning, check these out!

FREE Ice Cream Cone Alphabet Tracing - this is such a fun alphabet activity for preschool and kindergarten age kids to help them practice tracing letters with a fun summer theme #alphabet #preschool #kindergarten   Who can get enough of icecream especially in summer?! These fun Alphabet Puzzles have a fun ice cream theme perfect for a summer preschool activities! Use these free ice cream printables as a fun summer activity for preschoolers and kindergarnters to practice matching upper and lowercase letters! Simply download pdf file with ice cream printables and you are ready to sneak in some fun summer learning.

Ice Cream Printables

Ice Cream Addition Activity  Free Ice Cream Pattern Cards Ice Cream Math Craft Count to 10 Help kids practice math this summer with ice cream math! These ice cream math worksheets are an engaging and fun way for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students to practice summer math.  These free printable ice cream math worksheets include tracing numbers, fill in the missing number, skip counting, what comes before / what comes next,  counting, sundae addition, subtraction, greater than / less than, ten frame, graphing, shapes, and more! Simply download pdf file with ice cream worksheets and you are ready to play and learn with a summer activity for kindergarten.

Ice Cream Worksheets

Ice Cream Math

Looking for more fun ways to learn this summer with popsicle themed activities? You will love these free printables:


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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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