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Handprint / Fingerprint /Footprint Craft Ideas

Posted by on Jan. 1, 2008 at 11:38 PM
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If you click on the Blue Hyperlinks it will take you to instructions for these specific crafts. There are MANY handprint, fingerprint, and footprint ideas here!

Autumn Handprint Wreath
- Materials you will need for this wreath are glue, scissors, and yellow, orange, and red paint or construction paper.


Bouquet in Hand Craft
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This is a simple paper craft made from a child's handprint, paint or markers, and construction paper. It makes a great gift for a birthday or Mother's Day.


Easter Chick Thumbprints - Why not have a go at making some of these gorgeous thumbprint chicks! All you need are some yellow poster pain, scraps of orange paper or felt (or an orange pen) and a black pen. Children love making thumbprints, and even the youngest children will enjoy trying this with your help!


Fingerprint Bell Ornaments
- The hardest part of this project is looping the wire. The children can paint the terra cotta pot and the adult can loop the wire.


Fingerprint Bumblebee
- The picture to the right is a photograph of the finished craft.  The diagram instructions are drawn. 


Fingerprint Chara
cters - A little section with some ideas for how to make different fingerprint pictures.


Fingerprint Magnet Can
- This project makes a fun item to make at events or to sell at events. This idea is courtesy of Missy Lundeen.


Fingerprint Tip Pictures
- Kids love any excuse to get their little fingers messy.  Making finger tips pictures, provides that excuse.  Design note cards, gift tags or fight the boredom blues.


Fingerprint Tree
- use yel
low, red and/or orange instead of green to stamp an autumn fingerprint tree


Foot and Hand Reindeer
- Trace the foot and hand to make a reindeer ... a classic kids art project.


Footprint Bumblebee
- Materials you will need for the footprint bee are waxed paper, glue, scissors, something to colour with and a piece of paper


Footprint Rug
- Let's go tracking for forest animals like the white tailed deer, squirrel and maybe a wolf. Create a rug using carpet scraps and paint showing various animal prints.


Footprint T-shirt
- Instructions to make a fun T-shirt full of real footprints and a special message. A great gift idea!


Garden of Eden Fingerprint Craft
- This is a simple, but enjoyable craft, for younger children. 


Handprint Angel
- This Christmas angel has a footprint body and two handprint wings.  Use a heavy paper, craft foam or posterboard for a longer lasting ver
sion


Handprint Bumblebee Craft
- Yet another craft that uses handprints (I love 'em!!).  You can really make any animal with wings this way, but it's always nice to have a printable template on hand for the rest of the critter.


Handprint Butterfly Craft
- Yet another craft that uses handprints (I love 'em!!).  This one takes a bit more work than a normal one because you need to assemble the wings (5 handprints each).  


Handprint Butterfly Craft
- This is a simple craft made from a child's handprint cutouts.


Handprint Chick Craft
- This cute Easter Chick will give you something to remember those little crafting fingers with.  (It makes a great gift for long distance grandparents!)


Handprint Craft
- Make a handprint of your child using Plaster of Paris. You can hang this cute decoration on the wall.


Handprint Lamb
- Make a cute handprint lamb


Handprint Paper Flowers Craft
- These lilies are made from a child's handprint (on paper) stapled to a straw. You can make an entire bouquet of flowers for a great gift or Spring decoration.


Handprint, Photo Blossom Craft
- This is a simple keepsake craft made from a child's photo, a child's handprint, and construction paper.


Handrpint Rainbow -
make a beautiful rainbow.


Love Bug Craft
- This is a nice easy craft that works well for all ages.  You can turn it into a Valentine's Card for Mom and Dad or just make a picture to hang on the wall.


Make Great Handprint Crafts
- Handprint crafts are one of the most requested items at the Family Crafts site. Unique crafts can be made by simply tracing a hand, dipping a hand in paint and making a print, or even pressing a hand in plaster, cement, or some other medium.


Make a Paper Tree from Little Hand Prints
- Make an adorable Christmas tree from your child's handprints. This makes a nice decoration to put on a door or a great bulletin board in a classroom.


Make a Paper Wreath from Little Hand Prints
- Make an adorable wreath from your child's handprints.


Precious Prints
- Make molded handprints


Paper Plate Flower Craft
- This simple-to-make flower is made from a paper plate and a child's handprint cutouts.


Rudolph The Handprint and Footprint Reindeer
- This version of Rudolf the red-nosed reindeer has a footprint head and two handprint antlers.  Use a heavy paper, craft foam or posterboard for a longer lasting version


Spidery Finger Prints
- These are so simple and quick to make that you are likely to end up with dozens of spiders! They are fun
for all ages, and a great way to decorate stationery, table-wear or party bags!


Spider Fingers
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This craft is very quick and simple and a good way to practice cutting skills with little kids. Older kids can let their imaginations take over and create some really wacky spiders!


Spring Summer Thumbprint Craft
- This is a wonderful, yet simple craft for young children.


Sunflower Craft
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These giant sunflowers are made from small paper plates, a paper towel tube, sunflower seeds, and construction paper. You can make an entire bouquet of them for a great gift or summer decoration.


Sun Paper Plate Craft
- This is a simple craft made from a paper plate and a child's handprint cutouts.


USA Handprint Craft
- This handprint wreath is a good choice for memorial day, veteran's day or the 4th of July.

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by on Jan. 12, 2008 at 11:40 AM

Just wanted to say thanks for all the cute ideas!  My four year old will have a blast with many of these!  :o)

-Susan

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