Thanksgiving Handprints (6 Free Templates)

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Thanksgiving will be here before we know it. It is one of our favorite times of the year to bring out the paint and get creative. Download our 6 free Thanksgiving handprints below and create some wonderful keepsakes.

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

If you love handprint arts I think you will also love our alphabet handprint series. This is such a fun way to learn the alphabet.

Thanksgiving Handprint Templates

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Thanksgiving Handprints

You probably have all of the supplies to make these fun little Thanksgiving handprints.

Supplies needed:

Directions:

Print out the 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, they always look better on cardstock.

This little turkey is thankful for you!

The first Thanksgiving handprint is this little turkey is thankful for you, and it will look like this:

thankful for handprint template

Grab the supplies above and get creating!

Let the kids decide what color handprints they want to use. We opted for the traditional brown for our turkey.

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

brown handprint right

Cover their hand with paint and place their hand upward from the turkey’s body. 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 the handprint.

Let it dry completely before adding googly eyes to the turkey if you want to.

turkey handprint template

Turkey Handprint Template

The second Thanksgiving handprint is this super colorful turkey, and it will look like this:

turkey handprint

Grab the supplies above and get creating!

Let the kids decide what color handprints they want to use. We opted for a mixture of brown, red, and yellow for our turkey. If you have multiple children you could get them all to add their hands in a different color.

orange handprint 2
2 yellow handprints
brown handprint right

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

Cover their hand with paint and place their hand upward from the turkey’s body. 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 the handprint.

turkey handprints

Let it dry completely before adding googly eyes to the turkey if you want to.

Happy Fall Y’all Handprint

The third Thanksgiving handprint is Happy Fall Y’all with 2 colorful handprints, and it will look like this:

happy fall y'all handprint

Grab the supplies above and get creating!

Let the kids decide what color handprints they want to use. We opted for an orange and red handprint. If you have multiple children you could get them all to add their hands in a different color.

orange handprint 2
red handprint

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

Cover their hand with paint and place their hand upwards on the page. 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 the handprint.

happy fall y'all handprint

Hello Fall Handprint

The next Thanksgiving handprint is Happy Fall with 2 colorful handprints, and it will look like this:

hello fall handprint

Grab the supplies above and get creating!

Let the kids decide what color handprints they want to use. We opted for an orange and red handprint. If you have multiple children you could get them all to add their hands in a different color.

orange handprint 2
red handprint

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

Cover their hand with paint and place one of their hands upwards at the top of the yellow leaf, and the second hand points downwards under the orange leaf. 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 the handprint.

hello fall handprint

Grateful Tree Handprint

The next Thanksgiving handprint is the grateful tree with 1 colorful handprint, and it will look like this:

thanksgiving handprints

Grab the supplies above and get creating!

Let the kids decide what color handprint they want to use. We opted for an orange handprint.

hand and orange paint

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

orange handprint 2

Cover their hand with paint and place their hand upwards at the top of the tree. 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 the handprint.

thanksgiving handprints

My First Thanksgiving Handprint

The last Thanksgiving handprint will make a wonderful keepsake and is for my first Thanksgiving, and it will look like this:

my first thanksgiving handprint

Grab the supplies above and get creating!

Let the kids decide what color handprint they want to use, or if they are very young you can choose! We opted for an orange handprint.

hand and orange paint

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

orange handprint 2

Cover their hand with paint and place their hand upwards in the right top corner. 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 the handprint.

my first thanksgiving handprint

Free Thanksgiving Templates

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

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