Easter Handprint Art (6 Free Printable Crafts)

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Hop into the fun with our free Easter handprint art templates.

Turn your kids’ handprints into cute bunnies or chicks and see their excitement grow this season.

These Easter activities for kids offer a joyful and slightly messy way to create cherished memories with the kids.

easter handprint art

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Handprint craft for Easter

You likely have all the materials needed to create these enjoyable cute handprint art pieces for Easter.

These Easter handprint crafts are free for personal use and classroom use only. Please scroll to the bottom of the post for the instant access pdf file.

Supplies needed:

  • cardstock
  • washable paint (these are the ones we use for all of our handprint crafts)
  • paintbrush
  • Wipes!! Having these on hand is useful to avoid turning your table into a complete mess!

How to print the Easter handprint templates

Print out the templates below; they will fill six whole pages.

For the best results use cardstock for our Easter crafts, but regular printer paper will also work

Handprint carrot tops

It has “Handprint carrot tops, growing so fine, Happy Easter from this little hand of mine!” written at the top of the sheet.

Handprint carrot tops

Allow the playful little bunny to decide which shade of green paint they want to use on their hands.

Apply a thin layer of paint to their hand using a foam brush. If the brush feels too tickly, you can use a handprint dish.

Make sure to have wipes nearby!

Coat their hand with paint and press it on top of the carrot.

Press down along their hand to ensure the handprint transfers completely.

Carefully lift the child’s hand, ensuring not to smudge the print.

Easter handprint carrot tops

Hoppy Easter

Look at this adorable Easter chick taking a break in its nest.

hoppy easter handprint art template

Let the kids choose the colors for their handprints. We chose yellow and brown paint, but you can pick any colors you like.

Apply a thin layer of paint to their hand using a small paintbrush. Keep wipes handy!

Cover their hand with paint and place it under the eggshell. Press down along their hand to ensure a complete handprint transfer.

Carefully lift the child’s hand to avoid smudging. Once completely dry, consider adding your child’s name and framing it for a wonderful keepsake.

hoppy easter handprint art

You will also enjoy our spring handprint art!

Easter bunny handprint art

Can’t resist Easter bunnies? Assist this little bunny in finding its ears!

Easter bunny handprint art

Collect the supplies listed above and start creating!

It has “Have a bunny-tastic Easter!” written at the top of the sheet.

Let the kids choose the color for their handprints. We went with classic pink paint, but feel free to choose any colors you prefer.

Apply a thin layer of paint to their hands using a small paintbrush. Keep wipes handy!

Cover their little hands with paint and press them down on top of the bunny. Press along to ensure a complete handprint transfer.

Carefully lift the child’s hands to avoid smudging to add the Easter bunny ears.

Easter bunny handprint art template

Easter chick handprint craft

Another handprint template has a ‘Peep, peep! A tiny chick from a hand so small, wishing you a hoppy Easter, one and all‘ written at the top.

Easter chick handprint craft

Allow the children to pick the colors for their handprints. We went for yellow paint but let the kids make their choices.

Apply a thin layer of paint to their hands using a small paintbrush. Ensure you have wipes nearby!

Cover their hand with paint and position it on top of the chickens feet. Press along their hand to ensure a complete handprint transfer.

Pull the child’s hand up carefully making sure you don’t smudge it. You can add googly eyes to the little chick to make an adorable Easter gift.

Easter chick handprint art

Check out our favorite healthy Easter egg fillers!

Rainbow handprint art

Easter is all about bright colors and happy rainbows!

Rainbow handprint art

Gather the materials mentioned above and begin painting.

You can use different colored paints for the rainbow, but we used a mix of yellow paint, blue paint, and purple paint.

Use a foam brush to spread a thin layer of paint on their hand. If the brush feels too ticklish, you can use a hand print dish.

Keep wipes nearby!

Cover their hand with paint and press it onto the ends of the rainbow.

Press along their hands to make sure the handprint transfers completely.

Lift the child’s hand carefully, making sure not to smudge the prints.

Rainbow handprint craft

Unicorn handprint art

The final template has ‘Wishing you magical unicorn moments and Easter kisses‘ written on top.

Unicorn handprint art

Collect the materials listed above and begin crafting to make your children’s handprints come alive!

Let the kids decide on the colors for their handprints. We went with purple paint, but feel free to choose any colors you prefer.

Use a small paintbrush to apply a thin layer of paint to their hand. Keep wipes nearby!

Coat their hand with paint and position it on the sides of the unicorn. Press along their hand to ensure a complete handprint transfer.

Lift the child’s hand carefully to prevent smudging.

Think of printing this artwork to your kid’s shirt and wear this while egg hunting on Easter!

Unicorn handprint craft

What Easter handprint art teaches kids

Easter handprint art projects offer younger kids more than just a fun activity; they’re educational too. Here’s what they can learn:

  1. These projects encourage young children to express themselves creatively, experimenting with colors, shapes, and patterns.
  2. Manipulating paintbrushes and placing their hands on paper helps develop fine motor skills, essential for writing and other precise movements.
  3. The tactile experience of touching paint and paper enhances sensory development, important for cognitive growth.
  4. Completing a project requires listening and following steps, crucial for academic success and problem-solving.
  5. Art allows children to express feelings non-verbally, promoting emotional growth and empathy.
  6. Planning their art, choosing colors, and deciding on the layout fosters critical thinking and decision-making skills.
  7. Group projects encourage teamwork, sharing, and appreciation of others’ work, essential for social development.

Check out all of our kids handprint art!

Other Easter activities

Make Easter even more fun with these best Easter books for kids and some free printables!

  • Easter bingo printable: A fun and easy game for kids of all ages, featuring Easter-themed images. Great for family gatherings or Sunday school, encouraging interaction and learning through play.
  • Easter printable cipher wheel: Engages older kids in decoding secret Easter messages, promoting critical thinking and problem-solving skills in a creative and entertaining way.
  • Easter counting worksheets for preschoolers: Designed to help young children practice counting and number recognition using Easter motifs, such as eggs and bunnies, making learning math skills enjoyable.
  • Free printable Easter placemats: Perfect for keeping kids entertained during Easter meals. These placemats can include coloring areas, puzzles, and mazes, all themed around Easter, enhancing fine motor skills and creativity.
  • Garden Easter egg hunt clues: Adds an exciting twist to the traditional Easter egg hunt by providing clues that lead kids through a garden or outdoor space in search of hidden treasures, encouraging exploration and physical activity.

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 printable Easter handprint art

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.)

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  1. Trying to print the Easter handprint set of 6. Gave my email address and still cannot print any of them.

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