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Handprint Crafts
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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.


Mother's Day Crafts

Supplies needed:
  • A piece of light-colored construction paper (white, pale blue, pale yellow, or other colors) - for the backgound
  • One piece of skin-colored construction paper - for the hand
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Crayons, markers or paint and brushes
  • Optional: colorful construction paper for the flowers (or flowers can be drawn with markers)
Trace the child's hand on a piece of skin-colored paper. Cut along the lines.

On a new piece of paper, glue the palm of the hand to the lower left part of the paper -- DO NOT glue the fingers down.
Using green tempera paint, a crayon, or marker, draw the stems of the flowers. Start each stem on the hand, and have it go towards the center of the paper (make sure to leave room for the flowers).
Roll the fingers of the paper hand over the palm and the stems of the flowers, and glue the fingertips onto the palm (this will make the hand look as though it is holding the bouquet of flowers).

If you like, have the hand show the American Sign Language sign for "I love you," which has the only the ring finger and the middle finger folded and glued down.

Draw flowers and leaves on the stems -- or glue on flowers made from colorful construction paper.

You now have a bouquet that is great for a birthday or Mother's Day.

For more handprint activities, click here.

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