This creative design challenge is a fun activity involving the use of your child's imagination to recreate hand prints into cacti. Yes, you heard us right :)

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Printable & Activity Objectives

Age: 6 to 9 year olds, Activity Time: 1-2 hours, Items Needed: Colouring pencils

In this activity, your child have an opportunity to learn more about cacti and also have fun drawing and recreating them from hand prints.

It will help your child or student:

  • Learn more about cactuses and the succulents.
  • Improve his/her artistic and creative skills by designing, colouring and adding different cactus related elements to the design template.

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Classroom Resources

Simple steps to start:

  • Research and find out more about cacti. Here's an interesting video about how cacti evolved to survive the harsh desert environments in the Americas:
  • Get started on the printable worksheets.

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What's in the Printable Worksheet Pack

This printable pack consists of 2 printable worksheets of handprints. The first worksheet contains a single handprint and the second worksheet contains a group of four. See how your child/student transform them into prickly cacti.

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