Handprint Christmas Tree Craft

BY ON Nov 30, 2012
Handprint Christmas Tree Craft


This Handprint Christmas Tree Craft is a great activity for kids and toddlers and it is so simple to do!

Creating a Christmas Tree using your kid’s painted handprints makes an adorable decoration for Christmas.


What You will need?

Green & yellow Paint

Paint brush

A3 coloured card

Glue stick

Large sheet white paper

Handprint Christmas Tree


How to make:

1. With the paint brush, apply green paint to an open hand.

2. Gently press hand onto the white paper. Repeat this until there are a sufficient number of green hand prints.

3. Wash and dry hands.

4. Apply yellow paint to the hands using a paint brush and press gently onto the paper.

5. When hand prints are dry, cut them out and position them into the shape of a tree.

6. When happy with the arrangement, glue onto the coloured card.


Tips & Ideas:

  • Glue on some buttons or pompoms for decorations.
  • You can also decorate your Christmas tree with painted finger dots by placing your fingers into coloured paint and dots them onto the handprint Christmas tree
  • There are 18 green painted hand prints and 2 yellow displayed in the photo.
  • Using the paint brush to apply the paint to the hands gives a more even coat when pressed onto the paper. There is no excess paint and less mess!


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One Response to “Handprint Christmas Tree Craft”

  1. Jode says:

    Looks great Janice…we are working on something similar although my girls aren’t sharing my joy at the perfect handprints 😉

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