Ten paper handprints glued together create a beautiful Christmas tree in this fun holiday craft for kids. Simply trace your child's handprint, cut out 10 of them, and glue them together in the shape of a tree. Add a star on top and let your child decorate with stickers, glitter glue or even fingerprint ornaments and you have a beautiful Christmas craft that everyone will enjoy. We did this craft with both of our girls who are 5 years old and 18 months old. Our older daughter was able to do the craft with little direction, but even the tiny one was able to help. She loved using the glue stick and helping with the stickers so it ended up being great fine motor skill practice as well.

What you'll need:

  • Green, brown, and yellow construction paper
  • Glue stick
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Decorations: paint, stickers, glitter glue
How to make your Handprint Christmas Tree
  1. Trace your child's handprint. Cut this out and use it as a template to create 9 more handprint cut-outs. If you are working with small children this sort of thing should be done ahead of time so you don't lose their interest.
  2. Glue the handprints so that they slightly overlap. You want 4 handprints on the bottom row, then 3 on the next, then 2, then just one on the top. Position the handprints so that the tree gets smaller as it gets taller - like a real tree does.
  3. Add a star to the top and a brown trunk to the bottom.
  4. Have your child decorate the tree however they would like.
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