Handprint Mother’s Day Craft – Kids Handprint Sunshine

My favorite crafts that my kids give me are ones they make on their own. I cherish them. They are snapshots of who they are the moment they give it to me. This handprint Mother’s Day craft is an idea that my kids and I came up with to share. We thought it would make the perfect Mother’s Day gift from kids. A perfect kids handprint sunshine.

Handprint Mother's Day craft tutorial. Kids handprint sunshine that kids can make for Mother's Day. An easy DIY craft for Mom.

Start with these tools to create the handprint Mother’s Day craft:


Handprint Mother’s Day Craft

Handprint Mother's Day craft tutorial. Kids handprint sunshine that kids can make for Mother's Day. An easy DIY craft for Mom.

To create your handprint Mother’s Day craft, you will need:

  • Multi-colored contruction paper (use bright oranges, reds, yellows, etc.)
  • Paper plate
  • Glue
  • Glitter (if you choose)
  • Scissors
  • Hole punch
  • String or Ribbon

How to Make the Handprint Mother’s Day CraftKids Handpring Sunshine

Trace around each child’s hand on construction paper. Switch colors of paper to use as layers. Cut out each handprint. If your child is old enough, they can help with this using safe scissors and your supervision. You will use 4 handprints per layer. Layer by Layer, glue each handprint onto the back of the paper plate. Build the finger layers to look like rays of sunshine and fill in gaps. Cut a circle out of a different colored construction paper to glue in the center, on top of the handprints, with a message to mom from the kids. If you would like, embellish with glitter. Let dry. Punch a hole at the top of the paper plate to weave string or ribbon through. Have Mom hang it in her favorite spot.

Handmade Mother’s Day gift from kids are the best. I cherish mine from my kids. My daughter and son both love crafting, so this gives them just as much joy.

I hope this Mother’s Day gift from the kids is just as cherished. Enjoy your Mother’s Day!

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