Birthday Handprint Art (6 Free Templates)

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Let’s make birthdays extra fun with our awesome birthday handprint art.

If you want to add a special touch to the birthday bash, our free birthday handprint art templates are here for you.

Imagine this: messy hand painting, colorful prints on our cool templates, and lots of happy faces! It’s not just a fun craft, it’s a way to turn a simple thing into a gift that will be loved for a long time.

Making a handprint birthday masterpiece is easy.

Just grab some paint, let those little hands get messy, and create something awesome using these kids handprint art. The result? A personalized artwork that makes a perfect birthday keepsake!

Six free templates for birthday handprint art, featuring colorful illustrations with handprint designs that form parts of the images, accompanied by cheerful birthday phrases like 'A birthday delight, wrapped up so tight,' and 'Birthday bliss, with a cupcake kiss.' Ideal for creating memorable keepsakes with children's handprints.

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Handprint art for birthday

Here are five fun ways to use the birthday handprint printable:

  • Personalized birthday cards. Print the handprint art on cardstock and fold it to make a unique handprint card. Kids can write their own messages or draw pictures to make it super special.
  • Handprint painting on canvas. Transfer the handprints onto a canvas for a cool and lasting artwork. Arrange them in a cool pattern or make a special design.
  • Homemade wrapping paper. Make your own wrapping paper using this handprint art. Just let the kids paint their handprints on plain wrapping paper. It makes gifts look extra cool and personal!
  • Birthday party banner. Print lots of handprints, cut them out, and tie them together to make a colorful birthday banner. Hang it up at the party for everyone to see and enjoy!
  • Memory book fun. Stick the handprint art into a birthday memory book. Add some writing or talk about the best birthday memories. It’s like making a special book full of awesome moments!

Craft supplies needed:

  • cardstock
  • washable paints (these are the ones we use for all of our handprint art)
  • paintbrush
  • Wipes!! It helps to have these handy so you don’t make a complete mess of your table!

How to use the birthday handprint template

Print out the birthday handprint templates below, they will print out on six full pages. They will print in portrait on 8.5″ x 11″ paper, so make sure to check the printer settings.

You can of course print this on normal printer paper, but with all of our crafts for kids, they always look better on cardstock.

There are 6 different templates you can have fun with. Let’s start creating!

Birthday gift

Get started with the birthday handprint art project by gathering the supplies mentioned above!

birthday present handprint art

Allow the kids to choose the colors for their handprints. We went for a green, but feel free to pick any colors you like.

Use a small paintbrush to apply a thin layer of paint to their hands. Make sure to have wipes handy for quick cleanup!

Cover their fingertips with paint and place them on top of the gift to make it look like a bow. Press down along their fingers to ensure the fingerprints transfer completely.

Birthday cupcake

Add your toddlers hand to create the flame of a candle on top of the birthday cake.

cupcake handprint art

Grab the supplies listed above and start creating!

Let the little ones choose the color for their handprint. We went for yellow, but feel free to pick any color you like.

Use a small paintbrush to apply a thin layer of paint to their hands. Make sure to have wipes handy for quick cleanup!

Cover their hand with paint and place it on top of the candle. Press down all along their hand to ensure the handprint transfers completely.

Carefully lift the child’s hand, making sure not to smudge the handprint.

Happy birthday

We just love the colorful birthday hats, and it will look like this:

birthday hats handprint art

Get the supplies listed above and let’s start creating!

Let the kids pick what colors they want for their handprints.

Use a small paintbrush to put a little paint on their hands and don’t forget to have wipes ready!

Cover their hands with paint and put them in the right spot on the paper.

Press down everywhere on their hands to make sure it all shows up.

Carefully lift the child’s hand, making sure not to mess up the prints.

Have fun with our free birthday bingo printable too!

Birthday girl

Begin the birthday girl template by collecting the supplies listed above!

Let the kids pick the colors for their fingerprints. We chose red, but feel free to select a variety of colors.

happy birthday handprint art

Apply a thin layer of paint to their hands using a small paintbrush. Keep wipes nearby for easy cleanup!

Paint their handprints and position them on the birthday girl’s dress. Press down along their fingers to make sure the fingerprints transfer completely.

You can also enjoy our free Mother’s Day handprint art!

Birthday boy

Get the supplies mentioned above and begin your creative process!

Allow the kids to select the color for their handprint. We opted for red, but you’re welcome to choose any color you prefer.

birthday gift handprint art

Apply a thin layer of paint to their hands using a small paintbrush. Keep wipes nearby for a speedy cleanup!

Cover their hand with paint and position it on top of the gift to make it look like a bow. Press down along their hand to make sure the handprint transfers completely.

Gently lift the child’s hand, taking care not to smudge the handprint.

Balloon

The final birthday handprint art are birthday balloons and it will look like this:

birthday balloon handprint art

Get the supplies listed above and let’s start creating!

Let the kids pick what colors they want for their handprints.

Use a small paintbrush to put a little paint on their hands and don’t forget to have wipes ready!

Cover their hands with paint and put them in the right spot on the paper.

Press down everywhere on their hands to make sure it all shows up.

Carefully lift the child’s hand, making sure not to mess up the prints. Let’s make some awesome art!

Have fun with our free Father’s Day handprint art too!

Additional birthday printables

this is where I list other printables that go with this in some way – maybe it is more of the holiday, more of the skill, related skills, etc

Birthday books for kids

Discover fun stories about birthdays for kids! Jump into books with colorful pictures, exciting adventures, and happy moments.

Explore the joy of birthdays through simple, delightful tales for little readers.

Tips for downloading the free files

Below you will see a large sign-up box where you need to add your name and email address, and press I NEED THIS NOW!

Within minutes you will be sent the free PDF directly to your email address, so you can print it out and start using it immediately.

Sometimes emails get a little wonky, so if you can’t see it, please check your spam folder where I am sure it is hiding.

Download the free birthday handprint art templates

Make sure you choose the correct paper size and click on the shrink to fit button. All of our free printables for kids work better when printed on cardstock (this is the one we use and love.)

Last Updated on 13 April 2024 by homeschoolof1

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