Mother’s Day Handprint Craft (5 free templates)

Like What You See? Tell Your Friends!

Are you planning for Mother’s Day? If so you are going to love our 5 free Mother’s Day handprint craft templates.

These Mother’s Day printables are such a lovely way to get messy with the kids while creating happy memories. More importantly, it is the perfect gift for mom.

Kids of all ages will enjoy creating these adorable handprint crafts and they make the best handmade gift that will certainly make mom smile.

These handprint keepsakes are a great idea for younger kids and they make perfect DIY gifts.

These adorable Mother’s Day crafts will make mom’s heart flutter when she receives them.

Mother's Day Handprint Craft

**There may be affiliate links in this post. You can read my full disclosure at the bottom of the page.**

Handprint Craft for Mother’s Day

You probably have all of the supplies to make these fun little Mother’s Day handprint crafts with your preschoolers.

Supplies needed for the kids’ handprints:

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

How to use the handprint templates

These free templates are free to print but are for personal or classroom use only. Scroll to the bottom of the page to get the pdf file.

Print out the templates below, they will print out on five 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, they always look better on cardstock.

Dinosaur Mother’s Day Handprint Art

The first Mother’s Day handprint is the dinosaur one, my love for you will never go extinct with Happy Mother’s Day written at the bottom, and it will look like this:

mothers day handprint template

Grab the supplies above and get creating!

Let the messy little monster decide what color to paint their little hands. We opted for a light blue handprint, but you could choose whatever color you want.

hand and blue paint

Use a foam brush to add a thin layer of paint to their hand. You could use a handprint dish if the children find the brush too tickly.

Make sure you have the wipes handy!!

blue handprint

Cover their hand with paint and place their hand down under the neck of the dinosaur.

Press down all along their hand to make sure the handprint transfers fully.

Pull the child’s hand up carefully making sure you don’t smudge them.

mothers day handprints

Giraffe Mother’s Day Handprint Craft

No matter how tall I grow, I will always look up to you. This is such a super cute printable Mom is going to love it so much this Mother’s Day.

mothers day handprint template

Grab the supplies above and get creating making your children’s hand prints come alive!

Let the kids decide what color handprints they want to use. We opted for a traditional yellow, but you could choose whatever colors you want.

yellow handprint

Use a small paintbrush to add a thin layer of paint to their hand. Make sure you have the wipes handy!!

Cover their hand with paint and place their hand down under the neck of the giraffe. Press down all along their hand to make sure the handprint transfers fully.

Pull the child’s hand up carefully making sure you don’t smudge them. When it is completely dry you could always add some googly eyes to the giraffe for an even more adorable gift.

Mommy giraffe handprint

Grandma Footprint Craft

Let’s treat grandma this year with these adorable heart footprint crafts. I love you from the bottom of my heart to the tip of my toes.

mothers day handprint template

Grab the supplies above, and get creating!

Let the kids decide what color footprints they want to use. We opted for a traditional red, but you could choose whatever colors you want.

Use a small paintbrush to add a thin layer of paint to their feet. Make sure you have the wipes handy!!

Cover their feet with paint and place their feet down on top of the heart in a small v shape. Press down all along their feet to make sure the footprint transfers fully.

Pull the child’s feet up carefully making sure you don’t smudge them.

grandma handprint template

Handprint Family Tree

No matter how tall I grow I will always look up to you. I love you. (and we love you.)

I have added this one twice, one from just one child and the other from multiple children.

mothers day handprint template. I love you
mothers day handprint template. We love you

Grab the supplies above, get your child’s handprint, and get creating!

Let the kids decide what color handprints they want to use. We opted for yellow, blue, and green paint but let the kids choose.

Use a small paintbrush to add a thin layer of paint to their hands. Make sure you have the wipes handy!!

Cover their hands with paint and place their hands pointing to the sky on the branches of the tree. Press down all along their hands to make sure the handprint transfers fully.

Pull the child’s hands up carefully making sure you don’t smudge them.

mothers day handprint art I love you
mothers day handprint template we love you

Download Free Mother’s Day Handprint Craft Templates

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

I think you will also enjoy:

Last Updated on 1 February 2023 by homeschoolof1

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *