Ghost-shaped Halloween cards made from your tot’s tiny toes. Or, make a family “portrait” of ghost feet and hang it proudly on your wall. Kids will love the feeling of slippery, sticky paint on her feet.
Glow Stick Lanterns
How cool are these lanterns?! Simply cut the ends off of your glow sticks, pour into a jar, shake and voila!
What a fun project for your budding artists! Using recycled cardboard tubes, let your child paint a silly, scary or goofy monster. You can add pom poms and other do dads for decorative trim.
Create a skeleton using q-tips. I bet you already have all of the supplies on hand. This spooky skeleton was glued to black felt to hang as a flag, but you could use black card stock to hang in the home.
Handprint and Fingerprint Crafts ~ Mother’s Day Gift Ideas
With Mother’s day fast approaching, I spent some time searching for fun gifts that young kids can make for their mamas. My kids love to make homemade Mother’s Day gifts. They like having something that they created themselves just for me.
Oh, how I love all the little handmade gifts and cards I’ve received through the years. So, today I thought I would share with you some ideas I came across for cute projects that use handprints and fingerprints. As you can see, the possibilities are endless, so let your kid’s creativity run wild! Here are a few ideas to get you started…
Paint images on clothing and fabric
A handprinted garden on an apron makes a great Mother’s Day gift.
Kids might like to make themselves a cute fingerprint flower hat, but they could also make one for mom! They could also paint fingerprint flowers on cloth napkins, along the hem of a skirt, or on a jacket, t-shirt or sweatshirt!
Handprint and fingerprint paper crafts
The possibilities for hand and fingerprint paper crafts are endless. This little frog is adorable and so simple!
Paint a bright spring garden using fingers and toes!
Get the whole family involved and create a piece of keepsake framed art!
Gift Wrap and Cards
Don’t forget the gift wrap! There are so many possibilities for patterns and shapes and colors when fingerprinting gift wrap.
Little hands make the perfect wings for a butterfly!
Wishing all the Mother’s out there a very happy Mother’s Day!