Dinosaur hands (sort of)

We’ve gone dinosaur crazy here, so for our painting this week we stuck to theme.

Master D turns everything into ‘dinos’ – he bent all of his lego people over ‘like crawling dinos mum’, and even his fingers and toes became dinos during a long drive 🙂 His dino craze inspired me to paint his hands into dinos (or try to anyway – check it out for yourself ;-)).

We found some face paint and used a foam paint brush to cover his hands in his chosen colours ‘a red t-rex and a black squawking one please’. Then we stuck on some googly eyes, before painting some sharp teeth and spikes. Since the dinos were already playing when I was trying to paint the details this did get a bit tricky!

We might try some other animals next 🙂

Thanks for reading, Kelly

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14 Comments

  • Reply The Mommies Made Me Do It October 27, 2011 at 12:28 am

    Oh, bookmarking this now! Great and fun idea!
    Popping in from Playtime linky 🙂

  • Reply Beth October 27, 2011 at 10:39 am

    Those look like so much fun! My kids love having paint on their hands so they would love it! I would love for you to link up http://livinglifeintentionally.blogspot.com/search/label/Linkey%20Parties

  • Reply Heather at Dragonfly Designs October 27, 2011 at 9:46 pm

    Featured on FB ~ thanks for linking up!!

  • Reply Happy Whimsical Hearts October 27, 2011 at 9:49 pm

    Thanks everyone! And thanks for the fb feature!! Kelly 🙂

  • Reply pinkundine October 28, 2011 at 4:10 am

    Aw, so cute! Also, I love the lego men acting as dinosaurs 😉

  • Reply Happy Whimsical Hearts October 28, 2011 at 6:57 am

    You can check out other great ideas at http://nurturestore.co.uk/tag/the-play-academy-2

  • Reply themagiconions October 28, 2011 at 5:41 pm

    Oh, what fun, Kelly!! I must do this with Teddy… he’s soooooo into Dinos!!
    Blessings and magic,
    Donni

  • Reply Lorie October 28, 2011 at 6:09 pm

    I love this idea! I’m going to have to grab up all the face paint when it goes on sale after Halloween! Going to pin this! Thanks!

  • Reply Carrie October 29, 2011 at 8:35 am

    How fun!! I would love you to share it at my link party at http://craftymomsshare.blogspot.com/2011/10/sharing-saturday-3.html. Thank you!!

  • Reply Brooke @ Let Kids Create October 29, 2011 at 10:08 am

    Great idea! I love how you’ve transformed his hands. Love the Lego guys, too – funny stuff.

    Thanks for sharing on Monday Madness!

  • Reply Charlene @ Adventures In Mommy Land October 29, 2011 at 6:01 pm

    Thanks for sharing on Hey Mom, Look What I Did at Adventures In Mommy Land!! Hope to see you again soon!

  • Reply Laura @Art For Little Hands October 30, 2011 at 6:34 pm

    I love that he turns his legos into dinos! Awesome! Making hands into the dinosaurs is so fun too. Makes their imagination run wild. Glad you shared this with us on Monday Madness.

  • Reply Carla November 15, 2011 at 12:48 pm

    My son loved this idea – crocodiles instead of dinosaurs, but still the same idea. THANK YOU!

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