Summer Handprint Art (10 Free Templates)

You are going to love our free summer handprint art.

This is such a lovely way to get messy with the kids while creating happy memories.

Capture the essence of summer and create cherished memories with our delightful collection of free handprint summer crafts.

These kids handprint art templates provide a perfect opportunity for both kids and adults to engage in a fun and messy activity that will leave a lasting impression.

Ten free templates for summer-themed handprint art, suitable for toddlers. The templates are illustrated with handprints turned into images like a sun, ice cream, a surfer, and a crab, each accompanied by catchy phrases celebrating summer. These templates provide a fun, hands-on way for children to create memorable summer crafts.

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Handprint summer art

Have fun with the kids this summer as you create special memories with our free summer handprint templates.

There are 10 free summer printables to download, so choose your favorites or do them all!

You probably have all of the supplies to make this fun summer handprint art with your toddlers and preschoolers.

Supplies needed

  • cardstock
  • 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 download

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

These summer handprint crafts are free to print but are for personal use and classroom use only. Scroll to the bottom of the page and add your email address to get the pdf file.

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

How to create the summer handprints

Grab the supplies above and get creating!

Let the little kids decide what color handprints and footprints they want to use.

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

Cover their hands or feet with washable paint and place them in the correct position on the paper.

Press down all along their hands and feet to make sure they transfer fully.

Pull the child’s hands and feet up carefully, ensuring you don’t smudge them.

Have a crabulous summer handprint art

have a crabulous summer handprint art

Flamingo handprint art

flamingo handprint art

You will also enjoy our free 4th of July handprint art.

It’s hot here, summer is that you?

toddler summer handprint art

Summer 2024 footprint art

2024 summer handprint art

I love you berry much handprint art

i love you berry much handprint

Have fun with our favorite books about summer for preschoolers too!

Summer footprint art

summer footprint art

Summer 2024 handprint art

handprint ice cream cone

I love summer

handprint summer art

Summer pineapple handprint art

pineapple handprint art

Hello sunshine handprint art

handprint sunshine art
handprint art bundle


Additional free summer printables for kids

Looking for more summer-themed activities for June, July, and August?

  • Engage your kids with summer color by number printables, blending the joy of coloring with number recognition in a vibrant, summer-inspired theme.
  • For a perfect family game night or playdate, the summer bingo printable introduces a fun twist with icons and motifs that scream summer.
  • Create a bright and cheerful sun using your child’s handprint with the sun handprint art, a sunny keepsake that embodies summer creativity.
  • With the peacock handprint art, children can use their handprints to bring to life a colorful peacock, celebrating the beauty of summer through art.
  • Transform handprints into delicious-looking cones with the ice cream handprint art, a cool project that’s as fun to make as it is to look at, embodying the essence of summer treats.
  • Encourage writing skills and creative thinking through summer writing prompt printables, designed to inspire summer stories and spark imagination.

Need to print later? Add this to your Pinterest board or share it on Facebook. You’ll have it handy whenever you’re ready to use it!

Download the free handprint art summer 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 16 July 2024 by Clare Brown


    1. Hi at the bottom of the page (just above the comments) there is a yellow box that you need to add your name and email address to. The free pdf file will be sent immediately. You can also check out our FAQs:

      Any other questions please let me know, but I hope you and the kids enjoy them 🙂


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