25 Handprint Crafts for Kids

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    25 Handprint Crafts for Kids

    handprint crafts

    Handprint crafts make the perfect little keepsakes. You can always remember your child's handprint with any of these 25 handprint projects. All of these crafts are easy and use simple supplies. There are animal handprints, holiday themed handprints, and even handprints that you can give out to friends and family as gifts. Choose one or more of these to try with your family. 

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    Salt Dough Handprint Ornament

    salt dough handprint craft

    These salt dough handprint ornaments would make great gifts for Valentine's Day. They are made in a sweet heart shape which makes it the perfect gift for a loved one. 

    Salt Dough Handprint Ornament from Life is a Lullaby

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    Cherry Tree Handprint Craft

    cherry tree craft

    Transform a handprint into the trunk of a big cherry tree with this art project. Color the trunk brown and add leaves and cherries to the top of it. 

    Cherry Tree Handprint Craft from The Spruce

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    Handprint Campfire

    campfire handprint

    Pretend to have a campout with your kiddos by making an indoor campfire on paper. Orange handprints look just like fire flames. Use cotton balls are faux marshmallows- just don't eat them!

    Handprint Campfire from Glued To My Crafts 

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    Handprint Flower DIY Bookmarks

    diy bookmark

    Turn handprints into flower bookmarks with this easy kids craft. Gift these bookmarks to friends and family or use them remember what page you are reading in a book. 

    Handprint Flower DIY Bookmarks from Live Craft Love

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    DIY: Handprint Butterfly Craft for Kids

    butterfly handprint craft

    This beautiful butterfly handprint craft is simple to do with kids and it makes an adorable keepsake to hang on the fridge.

    DIY: Handprint Butterfly Craft for Kids from The Spruce

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    Handprint Chick

    handprint chick kids craft

    Need an easy spring or Easter craft for your kids to do? Try this handprint chick craft. Your kids will love it!

    Handprint Chick from A Little Pinch of Perfect

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    Wild Animal Handprint Crafts

    wild animal handprint crafts

    Make and entire zoo of wild animals with just your handprints. What is your favorite zoo animal to craft? I think the giraffe is super cute.

    Wild Animal Handprint Crafts from Crafty Morning 

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    Handprint Snowflake

    hand print snowflake

    Decorate handprints with glitter to make a beautiful snowflake. Display these snowflakes in your home for winter decor.


    Handprint Snowflake from The Pinterested Parent

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    Handprint Raven Craft

    handprint raven bird craft

    Create bird wings with handprints for this raven kids project. You could craft any bird you'd like using different colors. 

    Handprint Raven Craft from I Heart Crafty Things

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    Handprint Turkey Kids Card

    turkey handprint cards

    Grandparents would gobble up these cute turkey handprint cards from their grandchildren! These are super simple to make and a great craft for Thanksgiving time. Put them on the kids table to keep them entertained.


    Handprint Turkey Kids Card from Make and Takes 

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    Handprint Flamingos

    handprint flamingo craft

    This tutorial shows each step in creating pretty little flamingos. All you need is your handprint and some paint.

    Handprint Flamingos from AHC Arts & Crafts 

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    Handprint Cheetah Craft for Kids

    cheetah art

    How nifty is this cheetah art made from a handprint? Your kids are going to really enjoy this art project using their hands. 

    Handprint Cheetah Craft for Kids from Fun Handprint Art

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    Handprint Elephant

    handprint elephant kids craft

    I love elephants. Dip your hand into grey paint to make this elephant. Add googly eyes and you're done! This is a fun craft that all kids will enjoy.

    Handprint Elephant from Red Ted Art

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    Handprint Peacock Salt Dough Craft

    handprint peacock salt dough craft

    There are so many beautiful colors in this handprint peacock craft. This craft makes a great keepsake that will last for years to come!

    Handprint Peacock Salt Dough Craft from Easy Peasy Fun

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    Curious George Handprint Monkey

    curious george monkey craft

     Any Curious George fans out there? If so, you'll love this Curious George handprint monkey craft. It's simple and requires only a few art supplies. 

    Curious George Handprint Monkey from Skip To My Lou

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    Handprint Octopus

    handprint octopus craft

    Use this handprint octopus craft for a fun color matching activity. Fruit cereal make perfect tentacles for an octopus.

    Handprint Octopus from I Heart Arts n Crafts

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    Rainbow Art Handprint Wreath

    handprint rainbow craft

    Stamp handprints using all of the colors of the rainbow. Cut them out and then glue them onto a cardboard wreath. This is a great craft for spring and summer. 

    Rainbow Art Handprint Wreath from Nurture Store

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    Baby Handprint Ornament

    baby handprint ornament

    This sweet ornament is a fun craft to do any time of the year. Stamp your baby's handprint onto fabric and keep it for years to come. Make one for each of your children. This handprint craft can be done for any age.

    Baby Handprint Ornament from Eighteen25

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    Paper Plate Apple Handprint Craft

    paper plate apple craft

    A green handprint creates the leaf part to this paper plate apple craft. Try this easy project with your little crafters. 

    Paper Plate Apple Handprint Craft from Fun Handprint Art 

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    Handprint Crabs Preschool Craft

    handprint crab craft

    Be transported to the beach with this cute handprint crab craft. Use two handprints to complete this project. 

    Handprint Crabs Preschool Craft from Things to Share and Remember 

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    Handprint Leprechauns

    handprint leprechaun

    Try this handprint leprechaun project for St. Patrick's Day in March. It's really easy and can be done in minutes. 

    Handprint Leprechauns from Bargain Babe

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    Handprint Paper Plate Duck

    handprint paper plate duck

    Fold a paper plate in half for the first step of this duck craft. Add an orange handprint for the tail of the duck.

    Handprint Paper Plate Duck from Easy Coast Mommy

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    Chick and Bunny Handprint Craft

    chick and bunny craft

    Craft these cute chicks and bunnies for the Easter holiday. The paint that you use for this craft is edible. How fun is that? 

    Chick and Bunny Handprint Craft from Kids Activities Blog

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    Handprint Sun-catcher Craft

    handprint sun catcher

    Catch the sun rays through the window with this handprint sun-catcher craft for kids. It's colorful, simple, and perfect for family crafting.  

    Handprint Sun-catcher Craft from And Next Comes L

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    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Handprint Craft

    handprint turtle craft

    Isn't this Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle craft awesome? Change out the color of the bandana to your child's favorite Mutant Ninja Turtle. 

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Handprint Craft from Messy Little Monster