These Christmas Handprint and Footprint Art ideas make adorable crafty gifts
What little boy or girl doesn’t love sticking their hands in something colorful and messy in the name of art?! Unleash their inner artist with these fun ideas for Christmas Handprint and Footprint Crafts.
My favorite is the Holiday Handprint Charms; I can’t wait to pick up some Shrinky Dinks! There are plenty of cute ornament ideas too, like the Handprint Snowmen, Baby Footprint, Salt Dough Santa Hand, and Reindeer Christmas Cards and Ornaments.
The kids will love helping you create homemade decorations for your Christmas party with these ideas: Painted Placemat Table Runner, Thumbprint Christmas Lights, Footprint Penguins, Christmas Footprint Art, Snowman Feet, and Footprint Sleigh and Thumbprint Santa Christmas Scenes.
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Christmas Handprint and Footprint Crafts, Ornaments and Art
1. Christmas Handprint Reindeer :: Mommy Savers
Fun for kids and easy for adults to pull together, this handprint reindeer craft is the perfect choice for Christmas! Plus, the supplies can easily be found at the dollar store.
2. Painted Placemat Table Runner :: Craft, Interrupted, Inspired by Kids Feet and Hands Christmas Rug by Full of Great Ideas
Handprint and footprint crafts definitely carry sentimental value! This painted placemat table runner incorporates both and is the perfect gift for parents and grandparents. Snowman feet and handprint trees? Adorable!
3. Handprint Snowmen Ornament :: Happy Brown House
If you need a quick and personalized gift for a loved one, this handprint snowmen ornament idea is adorable! It’s definitely a keepsake!
4. Baby Footprint Ornament :: About Home, Submitted by Angeliina Lawson
There is nothing quite like a baby’s first Christmas! This baby footprint ornament made from clay, celebrates that special first year and is a great gift for special relatives.
5. Reindeer Footprints :: The Chirping Moms
A child’s foot, a little brown paint, some google eyes and a red pom pom nose later and you’ve got yourself one darling reindeer footprint! Cut them out and turn them into awesome gift tags!
6. Reindeer Christmas Cards and Ornaments :: Mommy Gaga
No need to spend a lot to have a meaningful gift! These reindeer Christmas cards and ornaments are big on heart, but low on spending!
7. Handprint Angel Craft :: My Little 3 and Me
Relatively mess-free, this handprint angel craft doesn’t require paint! Simply trace your child’s hands on paper prior to cutting them out, and add some additional paper details, as well as a hand-drawn face.
8. Holiday Handprint Charms :: Plucking Daisies
These holiday handprint charms use Shrink Plastic and are easy to create with just a few supplies. They make perfect ornaments for decorating your tree and also work as charms for necklaces and key chains!
9. Grinch Handprint Craft :: Fantastic Fun and Learning
Go green for this Grinch handprint craft! Coat your child’s hand with green paint and stamp it on paper before adding in some Grinch face details with markers!
10. Thumbprint Christmas Lights :: Meet the Dubiens
No electricity is required for these Christmas lights, just some paint, thumbprints and paper! Kids will love dipping their thumb in a variety of paint colors to create a festive strand of Christmas lights!
11. Footprint Penguins :: Design Dazzle, Submitted by Laura of Come Together Kids
If the shape of these adorable penguins looks familiar, you probably realized they are made from children’s footprints! This is such a great and inexpensive craft to do and makes a great gift!
12. Christmas Footprint Art :: Parallel Parking
Add some Christmas footprint art to your holiday décor this year! A white footprint can easily be transformed into a snowman for a nice wintry scene.
13. Handprint Candy Cane Craft :: Little Family Fun
Candy canes mean sticky handprints! What better way to decorate a plain white candy cane than with red handprint stripes?
14. Handprint Snowmen :: Revenons a nos Boutons
A painted handprint with penned details can create a whole family of adorable snowmen!
15. Snowman Feet :: House by Hoff
Make the perfect winter artwork by creating snowmen from painted footprints on canvas! Add cute paper or washi tape scarves for some extra cute details!
16. Footprint Sleigh & Thumbprint Santa Christmas Scenes :: Fun Handprint Art, Inspired by Homeschool Distractions
Create the perfect Christmas Eve scene for Santa with a painted footprint sleigh and the cutest thumbprint reindeer!
17. Salt Dough Santa Hand Ornaments :: The Friend Collective, Inspired by Tinkerlab
One thing is for sure, Santa looks good made into a salt dough ornament! This cute idea proves that! Children will love transforming their handprint into a cute Santa ornament to hang on their tree!
18. Handprint Snowman Ornaments :: Eighteen25
These little handprint snowman ornaments are made on mini canvases and are the most adorable, sentimental works of art perfect for hanging on your tree!
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