Fingerpaint Peacock {Frugal Crafts}

by Jess on April 2, 2013

Fingerpaint PeacockSometimes even the simplest crafts can be impressive.  That’s  the case with this pretty peacock that my four year old daughter crafted the other day.  Adorable, colorful and of course, economical!

Fingerpaint PeacockMaterials Needed:

  • Fingerpaints (Blue, Green & Purple – or Red)
  • Fingerpainting Paper
  • Green or Blue Marker


  1. Fingerpaint PeacockDraw the body of a peacock on your fingerprinting paper.  As you can see, ours was abstract.
  2. Starting on the far left, using your pointer finger tip, make a half oval over the peacock’s body for the fan of the feathers.
  3. Continue under until the entire peacock’s feathers are filled in.  You can make a pattern or whatever you think looks best.  You can also use other colors if you prefer, anything goes!
  4. It’s a pretty and simple craft that little one’s love!  I did this one with my daughter and she is so proud of the finished product. 

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Jess left her job to pursue her dream: changing diapers, cleaning the house, doing dishes, getting tons of sticky kisses, teaching and exploring with her two girls on the New England coast. She enjoys sharing her life - crafting, creating, parenting, venting and cooking on her blog Barefoot by the Sea.

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