20 Best Handprint Christmas Crafts for Kids
This holiday season use your child’s handprint to make Christmas handprint art and other Christmas handprint crafts. Christmas handprint art are great for little hands, even the youngest artist. The good news is that holiday handprint crafts are good for kids of all ages at home or in the classroom.
Christmas Handprint Crafts
Christmas handprint crafts are some of my favorite holiday keepsakes that my kids have made. We’ve found our favorite holiday handprint art ideas to share with you so you can make your own.
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Handprint crafts double as heirlooms. And there is no better time than the holidays to be pulling out special memories from the decoration boxes. Plus, handprint crafts make great kid-made gifts for loved ones, especially those who may live far away. These hand print crafts memorialize memories forever.
No matter your child’s age, these handprint art ideas work great. We often use Kindergarten handprint crafts as preschool Christmas crafts or with younger kids like toddlers or even babies.
Best Christmas Handprint Art
1. Cutest Reindeer Handprint Craft
Make handprints into antlers for a fun reindeer holiday craft. via Kids Activities Blog – this simple handprint Christmas crafts is perfect for even the youngest crafter. This could easily be a craft done for a group like a daycare or classroom activity. This reindeer Christmas ornament is so sweet.
2. Nativity Handprint Ornament Art
Colorful handprint stable art is so sweet! Look at that Baby Jesus! via Crafty Morning – this is absolutely the perfect Sunday School craft. It reminds me of our handprint nativity ornament. Acylic paint words best on this kids’ handprint ornament.
3. Handprint Keepsake Ornament
Handprint handprints are so pretty! via A Little Pinch of Perfect – These keepsakes are well…perfect! This is one of the more fun ideas. This one is not a salt dough handprint ornaments, but it’s still super cute.
4. Snowman Canvas Ornament
Turn fingers into snowmen for an adorable fingerprint art ornament. via First Grade Blue Skies – fingerprints are turned into snowy skies. And then she turned little 4×4 canvases into snowmen families. I love handprint snowman ornaments.
FootPrint Christmas Crafts
5. Handprint And Footprint Art Ideas For Christmas
This holiday handprint art is the perfect gift for family members. via Etsy – OMG…the cuteness! If you are looking for original and adorable holiday cards, check out how these hand (and foot) prints create just the perfect sentiment for a Christmas list.
6. Christmas Tree Handprint Art
Handprint Christmas Tree cards are so cute! via Fun Handprint Art Blog– In this case, the handprint actually IS the tree. Easy for kids of all ages to decorate. This easy craft would be great for kid-made holiday cards. This handprint tree is a fun way to make a Christmas keepsake!
7. Santa Handprint Ornament
These salt dough Santa clause handprint ornaments are so bright and cheery. via Momma Society – another super originally awesome idea for your holiday craft bucket list. The fingers of the handprint make Santa’s beard (the thumb is his hat). This handprint Santa turns out quite magical. You could turn this into a baby’s first Christmas handprint ornament (with a little help.)
8. Mitten Handprint Ornament
An adorable handprint mitten ornament made from salt dough is perfect for your tree. via Fun Handprint Art Blog – The handprint is “inside” the mitten on this one. Check out below for a craft paper version.
9. Handprint Penguin Craft
This adorable handprint penguin craft is perfect for winter. via Crafty Morning – No matter your child’s crafting ability, the resulting penguin is going to be adorable. The handprint is the penguin’s feet.
10. Christmas Lights Finger Painting
Make a holiday card with fingerprint holiday lights! via Crafty Morning – Even the youngest participant can help with this because the fingerprints become the lights. This works with kids that can’t even keep their hands “still enough” for a handprint.
11. Cardinal Handprint Craft
Handprints make the perfect winter cardinals! via Kindergarten: Holding Hands and Sticking Together – The handprint is the body and tail feathers of the bird. With a little painting wizardry, it all makes perfect sense.
12. Grinch Christmas Card
How FUN is this printable card that doubles as a Grinch Christmas card?! via I Heart Arts N Crafts – I was a little skeptical this one would actually turn out to be something recognizable, but I was proved wrong. You really can make a grinch with a Santa hat on with a handprint. I love this Grinch handprint Christmas card.
13. Christmas Handprint Crafts
I love this handprint Rudolph for adorable holiday art. via Crafting For Holidays – what I like about this handprint reindeer is that it uses two handprints. One for the head/antlers and one for the body and legs/tail. Even has his red nose!
14. More Christmas Hand And Footprint Art
How adorable are these handprint mittens?! I just love the pom-poms! via The Chirping Moms – like the handprint mitten salt dough craft mentioned above, this craft paper version has the mitten outline and gives the viewer a “peek” inside at the hands. This could be a really cute classroom craft that decorates the class through winter.
15. Snowflake Handprint Art
I just love this snowflake handprint art!! via In the Playroom – this seems super obvious now that I see it! The simplicity of the idea. This cute Christmas ornament makes a special gift!
16. Christmas Handprint Ideas
You’ll adore hanging this handprint keepsake ornament on the tree year after year! via Teach Me Mommy – putting this on the tree each year is sure to bring a smile. Make multiple so that you can give them to grandma and cherished relatives. This could be a yearly tradition.
17. Santa Handprint Craft
Turn your child’s handprint into a holiday pillow keepsake that you’ll cherish for years to come. via The Nerd’s Wife – Santa has never looked better and this sweet sewing project would make absolutely the cutest gift around.
18. Snowman Handprint Art
The sweet poem that goes with this snowman Christmas handprint crafts ornament makes it the perfect gift! via Falling Into First – decorating ornaments is a fun craft and this uses fingerprint power to create the snowman scene.
19. Handprint Christmas Keepsake
Turn a white tree skirt into a Handprint Christmas keepsake by adding handprints each year! via Pretty My Party – what a great idea for a family get-together!
20. Toddler Winter Handprint Art
I just love how the fingers make perfect snowmen in this handprint salt dough ornament! via Learning and Exploring Through Play – precious! This snowman ornament uses both hands and would be great to keep or give.
Looking For More Handprint Crafts From Kids Activities Blog? Check Out These Posts:
- Use your handprints to make Rudolph!
- You can even make cats with your hands! Don’t forget the googly eyes.
- This handprint tree ornament is made with your hand and has a shiny gold star. Love it!
- Speaking of animals! Make these handprint chicks and bunnies.
- We also have another handprint chick you may like!
- Looking for more? We have 100s easy do it yourself Christmas crafts.
- Check out these Elf Christmas crafts!
Which Christmas handprint craft will you be making? Let us know in the comments! We’d love to hear from you.