With Valentine’s Day just a few weeks away, it’s the perfect time to get crafty with the little ones! From an adorable monkey swinging from a branch, to an little turtle under the sea, Personal Creations made 6 printable handprint crafts you and your little one can create this Valentine’s Day. Print out a template of their favorite animal and have them put their hand in washable paint.
Then apply their hand on the template to create an outline of the animal. Once dry, help them complete their craft by gluing additional pieces to the animal such as a fin for the fish or hooves for the pigs! Using a few basic materials and a small hand print, your little one can create a masterpiece craft this Valentine’s Day!
Love is in the air! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect opportunity to craft with the kids. It’s the time for Valentine’s Day cards and crafts for the classroom, and to create at home. Nothing beats a craft homemade with love, and it’s the perfect new addition to the fridge or framed in the living room with our masterpiece artwork holder. You don’t have to be a DIY expert to create a masterpiece this February, simply follow our templates below for handprint crafts that are quick and cute!
You are Flamazing!
A flamingo handprint design is the perfect craft for anyone who loves pink. Dip your child’s hand into pink washable paint and create an adorable flamingo. Add personalization by writing their name in the bottom corner. Give to a flamazing person that will appreciate this vibrant craft!
Of All The Fish In The Sea, You’re The One For Me!
This craft is the ultimate Valentine’s Day handmade art for someone special in your life. With an under-the-sea theme, your child can create an adorable fish using a single handprint. After the art is complete, write their age in the bottom corner to record when the piece was created.
Hogs and Kisses!
For a fun Valentine’s Day art project the kiddos will love, try this handprint pig craft. Using pink washable paint, place hand above pig hooves and wait at least five seconds before removing. Once dry, have the kiddos attach eyes, ears and a heart-shaped nose to the pig to complete.
I Turtle’y Love You!
A handprint turtle craft makes for a Valentine too cute for words! This turtle template comes with a face ready for a handprint, complete with an underwater landscape for your adorable sea creature. Feel free to paint or draw in additional aquatic plants and animals to your oceanic work of art!
Owl Always Love You
Whooo doesn’t love owls? This little owl will steal the heart of your future Valentine! With the bird’s body and feet attached, young crafters will simply need to add their handprint to either side of the body to finish the owl.
I Love Hanging With You!
Transport your valentine to the jungle with this monkey handprint art. With a head and tail already designed, simply dip your hand into brown washable paint and voila! A monkey Valentine craft you can “hang” up for all to see.
When it comes to Valentine’s Day, handmade Valentines are such a sweet way to show someone how much you care. From a hanging tree branch for your new monkey craft, to an underwater sea floor for your turtle, these crafts make it fun and straightforward to create a DIY Valentine this year. Using washable paint and a few fun art supplies, these Valentine crafts take minimal effort and will make sweet keepsakes for years to come.
Meet the Author:
Sherry is a writer who enjoys writing about all things DIY. When she’s not at her computer she enjoys hiking and traveling the world!
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