Christmas Handprint Crafts - 20+ of the BEST Christmas handprint ideas!

Christmas handprint crafts are so much fun to do with preschoolers and toddlers! Today I thought I'd share some of our favourite handprint Christmas crafts with you. They're easy to do, super fun, and you are sure to enjoy these.

Christmas handprint crafts




Be sure to check out some of our other Christmas crafts here on the website as well!

Christmas season is all about getting into the spirit of feeling festive and spending more time with family. There is nothing that fits the bill more than Christmas crafts! Kids get excited that Christmas is getting closer AND you get to sit down and spend time together.

We love handprint crafts, they make adorable keepsakes as well as having sensory benefits! Kids get to explore the texture and feeling of paint in a fun and exciting way.

As well as our list of over 20 adorable handprint Christmas crafts below you might also like to take a look at these cute handprint Christmas crafts:



Scroll down below to check out 20 of the BEST Christmas handprint crafts we could find!


20 Christmas Handprint Crafts


Whether you are looking for easy handprint Christmas crafts, Christmas handprint cards or salt dough handprint ornaments to hang on the tree, we have it all covered in this list of some of our favourite Christmas handprint crafts for kids.

Just click on the links below for full instructions on how to make these Christmas handprint crafts! We just know you are going to love them all as much as we do. 

handprint Christmas wreath craft

Handprint Christmas Wreath


This Handprint Christmas Wreath by yours truly is such a fun way to make a Christmas wreath! You'll have lots of fun putting this together and it even includes a sweet poem.

elf handprint ornament craft

Handprint Elf Ornament


This Handprint Elf Ornament by yours truly is a fun salt dough activity preschoolers will love. We had a blast painting this handprint ornament and hanging it on the tree. Here is the easy salt dough recipe we used to make this adorable handprint craft.

nativity handprint footprint craft

Nativity Handprint (and Footprint!) Craft


This Nativity Handprint (and Footprint!) Craft shared with us by a reader is a super fun way to engage toddlers and preschoolers in the topic of the nativity. This would make a wonderful activity for Sunday school.

handprint Christmas tree card

Handprint Christmas Tree Card


This Handprint Christmas Tree Card by the Best Ideas for Kids is a fun way to gift your loved ones a Christmas card. I don't see this one getting tossed in the trash at the end of the year! It even includes fingerprint lights! 

3d handprint Christmas tree craft

3D Handprint Christmas Tree


This 3D Handprint Christmas Tree by Raising Whasians is a cool way to incorporate handprints. You can barely even tell that handprints were used and it looks just like a tree! It would be fun to make this handprint craft as a family or in groups within the classroom.

handprint nativity salt dough ornament

Nativity Salt Dough Ornament


This Nativity Handprint Ornament by Kids Activities Blog is another great way to start the conversation of the nativity. Kids will love hanging this on the tree! This adorable handprint Christmas ornament is made using salt dough.

Santa handprint ornament

Santa Handprint Ornament


This Santa Handprint Bauble by the Country Chic Cottage is such a fun and adorable ornament idea. Preschoolers will love the chance to glue on some googly eyes and get their hands messy with paint!


handprint reindeer Christmas art

Handprint Christmas Art


This Handprint Christmas Art by the Craft Train is such a cool process art project. There are lots of other silhouette art pieces for you to make too! We also LOVE the watercolor and salt painting technique they have used for the background.

handprint mitten craft for kids

Handprint Mittens Craft


This Sparkly handprint Mittens Activity by A Dab of Glue Will Do is such a cute handprint craft idea! These mittens are super fun to make and make great decoration. These would be great as Christmas handprints or to make as part of a winter project.

handprint Santa craft for kids

Santa Handprint Craft for Kids


This adorable paper handprint craft by Simple Everyday Mom is one of our favourite Christmas handprint crafts on this list. How cute are these Santa handprints?! We also love our handprint Santa craft we made from salt dough.

Santa handprint mason jar craft

Santa Handprint Mason Jar


This Santa Mason Jar by the Typical Mom is such a cute way to decorate. You could even make different themed handprint jars or use it to gift mixes for cookies! This handprint Christmas craft would make the perfect gift for family.

handprint Christmas tree craft

Handprint Christmas Tree Craft


This Handprint Christmas Tree Craft by Easy Peasy and Fun is another fun handprint ornament idea kids will love to make. Gluing those buttons will be a big hit too!

handprint reindeer ornament

Handprint Reindeer Ornament


This Handprint Reindeer Ornament by Buggy and Buddy is an adorable Christmas ornament idea. Kids will love making their handprint look just like their favourite reindeer! These would make great gift tags as well as ornaments!

shopkins handprint Christmas ornament

Shopkins Handprint Ornaments


This Shopkins Handprint Ornaments by Fun Handprint Art is a creative way to incorporate kids' favourite toy characters! How cute are those shopkins?! Can you think of any other toy character handprints you could make?

Christmas handprint grinch craft

Handprint Grinch Craft


This Handprint Grinch Craft by Simple Everyday Mom is the PERFECT craft to do right before a family movie night. Get crafty with this adorable handprint craft and then settle down watching the grinch together!

classroom handprint Christmas tree craft

Classroom Handprint Christmas Tree


This Classroom Handprint Christmas Tree by Red Ted Art is an exciting classroom activity idea. Kids will love making their handprints to glue on a tree together! This Christmas handprint craft is a fantastic collaborative activity that the whole class can be involved in. It will definitely brighten up the classroom over the Christmas period.

DIY handprint snowman ornament

DIY Snowman Handprint Ornament


This DIY Snowman Handprint Ornament by Savvy Saving Couple is a super easy but cute ornament. This would be a great idea for baby's first Christmas!

glitter handprint ornament

Glitter Handprint Ornament


This Glitter Handprint Ornament by Powerful Mothering is super easy but so cute. Kids will jump at the opportunity to sprinkle glitter! A quick tip: sprinkle the glitter over a cardboard box for easy cleanup.

handprint reindeer card

Handprint Reindeer Card


This Handprint Reindeer Card by I Heart Crafty Things is another Christmas handprint card idea that will be saved for years to come. Kids will be so proud to make this and give it to a loved one.

Fingerprint Christmas Tree math

Fingerprint Christmas Tree Math


This Fingerprint Tree Math by Life Over C's is a great learning activity. Help kids learn to count or even do math with this fun and exciting Christmas fingerprint craft. (That counts as a handprint, right?) 

We also have a cute fingerprint Christmas tree card and fingerprint Christmas tree ornament you might like to try!


handprint snowman craft

Handprint Snowman Craft


This handprint snowmen by Learning and Exploring Through Play looks adorable! What a fabulous idea to do two handprints on one plaque! These Christmas handprints have been printed onto salt dough so you can see the hand imprint.


Christmas Grinch handprint card


Grinch Handprint Card


This handprint Grinch card by non-toy gifts is super easy to make! I can think of a few people that would love to receive a handprint Christmas card like this.


Christmas handprint crafts for kids. 20 handprint Christmas crafts including Christmas handprint cards, handprint Christmas crafts and handprint Christmas ornaments


We hope you found some new and exciting Christmas handprint crafts to try! Whether that be handprint Christmas ornaments or Christmas cards featuring handprints. Toddlers and preschools will have a blast getting into the spirit of Christmas right by your side.

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