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 Cards

Here is an adorable collection of handprint Christmas cards. There is a santa handprint, reindeer handprint and elf handprint card to choose from as well as a selection of printable handprint crafts to turn into cards. 

Christmas handprint crafts

Handprint Christmas Wreath

This Handprint Christmas Wreath  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. You could even try making a huge wreath full of handprints as a family or class!

handprint Christmas wreath craft

Salt Dough Santa Handprint Craft

This Santa Handprint Ornament is one of my favourite Christmas handprint crafts, it comes out year after year to be hung on our Christmas tree. You can make these salt dough handprint crafts with any aged child, but I really love them when made with babies' or toddlers' handprints.

Santa handprint craft - Christmas salt dough ornaments

Handprint Santa Craft

Here is another Handprint Santa Craft that is equally as cute, but a lot easier to create! These Santa handprints can be used to create Christmas cards or even Christmas-themed gift bags.

Christmas handprint crafts - Santa handprint

Handprint Elf Ornament

This Handprint Elf Ornament by yours truly is another fun salt dough activity kids 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.

elf handprint ornament 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.

nativity handprint footprint craft

Handprint Christmas Tree Craft

A Handprint Christmas Tree looks adorable on a plant pot. This works really well with baby handprints. Finish your Christmas handprint craft by potting a mini Christmas tree.

Handprint Christmas Tree Craft

Reindeer Handprint Craft

There are two ways to make this cute Reindeer Handprint Craft, both equally as adorable. These handprint reindeer would look cute on a Christmas card or maybe they could be used as a Christmas gift tag. 

Christmas handprint crafts - reindeer handprint

Clay Mitten Handprint Craft

Make your own homemade clay and use it to make a clay handprint in the shape of a mitten. These are adorable when made with baby handprints and they look fabulous on the Christmas tree. 

Christmas handprint crafts - mitten clay handprint ornament

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.

3d handprint Christmas tree craft

Nativity Salt Dough Handprint 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.

handprint nativity salt dough ornament

Santa Handprint Bauble Craft

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!

Santa handprint ornament

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 reindeer Christmas art

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 mitten 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.

handprint Santa craft for kids

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.

Santa handprint mason jar craft

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!

handprint reindeer 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?

shopkins handprint Christmas ornament

Handprint Christmas Tree Card

This Christmas Tree Handprint 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!

handprint Christmas tree card

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. Glueing those buttons will be a big hit too!

handprint Christmas tree 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!

Christmas handprint grinch 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.

classroom handprint Christmas tree craft

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!

DIY handprint snowman 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.

glitter handprint ornament

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.
handprint reindeer card

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!

Fingerprint Christmas Tree math

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.

handprint snowman craft

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 Grinch handprint card

Christmas Handprint and Footprint Art

As well as these adorable Christmas handprint art ideas we also have a collection of Christmas footprint art ideas for you to scroll through.

Christmas hand and footprint art

If you love making keepsakes you must check out our collection of salt dough ornaments

Christmas salt dough handprint crafts

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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