Fun Footprint Art Projects

Kids grow up so fast, don't they? While we can't stop time from moving forward, we can preserve certain moments in time with cute keepsake footprint art projects. And if you're looking for clever ways to turn those tiny little feet and toes into something fun and memorable, you're in the right place. 

Footprint art


You'll find loads of footprint crafts below, starting with animal footprint art featuring all sorts of creatures like ladybugs, bees, monkeys, and lions! From there, you'll move through some footprint keepsake ideas that are perfect for your nursery or scrapbook. Finally, we have a list of wonderful holiday footprint art ideas to keep your creative juices flowing all year long. 

Footprint Art

Foot print art is perfect for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. It's never too late to start preserving your memories with these easy and fun footprint crafts.

Footprint art ideas

Animal Footprint Art

Lion Footprint Craft

If your child's room is a safari animal theme, our Lion Footprint Craft makes the perfect decor for their room. The fingerprint mane adds an extra-memorable touch to this footprint craft.

lion footprint craft - animal footprint art


Butterfly Footprint Ring Dish

How gorgeous is this rainbow-coloured Butterfly Footprint Ring Dish? Use it to hold jewellery, keys, or change at the end of the day. You'll smile every time you use it, and it makes a wonderful DIY footprint gift for grandparents, too.

Butterfly footprint ring dish - animal footprint art


Ladybug Footprint Art

Ladybugs, or ladybirds, are considered good luck. You'll feel so lucky every time you look back at this cute Ladybug Footprint and remember how tiny your child was when this was made.

Ladybug footprint art


Bumble Bee Footprint Craft

Little bug enthusiasts will adore this Bumble Bee Footprint Craft. Turning a bright yellow footprint into a cute striped bee is lots of fun! Make it this spring when you have plenty of bees buzzing around.

bumble bee footprint art


Footprint Parrot Art

Perfect for a bird theme or rainforest animals theme, this Footprint Parrot by Fun Handprint Art is an easy footprint art project for toddlers and preschoolers. We love the added feathers for extra colour and texture.

Parrot footprint art - animal footprint crafts

Rainbow Footprint Butterfly

Celebrate spring, sunshine, and warmer weather with a Rainbow Footprint Butterfly craft. This colourful footprint bug would look great on canvas!

Rainbow butterfly footprint art


Footprint Robin Art

We typically associate robins with winter or spring, but this Footprint Robin is a terrific project anytime you're learning about birds. It makes cute cards, too.

Robin footprint art


Monkey Footprint Craft

You'll go bananas for this sweet little Footprint Monkey Craft from Fun Handprint Art. The fingerprint palm tree is an extra-cute touch that'll help you always remember those tiny little toes and fingers. It's a terrific craft for a jungle animals unit.

Monkey footprint art - footprint animal crafts


Cricket Footprint Art

This Footprint Cricket by Powerful Mothering is another adorable bug-themed footprint craft. You only need some green paint, googly eyes, and a stick to finish this insect art.

Cricket footprint art - footprint animal crafts

Starfish Footprint Art

Are you headed to the beach soon? Make this cute keepsake craft by Easy Peasy and Fun while you're there. Each kid can make their own Starfish Footprint Art or make it a collaborative footprint art project with one footprint from each child.

starfish footprint art - ocean animal footprint crafts


Groundhog Footprint Art

When Groundhog Day rolls around, you'll have the perfect easy craft ready for your toddler or preschooler. This Footprint Groundhog by The Educator's Spin On It can be made in just a few minutes and makes a wonderful winter keepsake for parents.

Groundhog footprint art


Pig Footprint Craft

Are your kids obsessed with Mo Willem's Elephant and Piggie books? If so, you don't want to miss this Pig Footprint Craft by Someday I'll Learn. A simple pink footprint is turned into your child's favourite character with a few simple features drawn on with a black marker.

pig footprint craft - farm animal footprint art


Farm Animal footprint Puppets

Make a few Farm Animal Footprint Puppets to liven up storytime or your favourite farm-themed songs like Old MacDonald. The kids will love these puppets from Fun Handprint Art so much that you may want to laminate them to make them last longer.

Farm animal footprint art - footprint puppets

Footprint Crafts

Footprint crafts

Keepsake Footprint Art

Clay Baby Footprint Art

Not into butterflies? No problem! Our Clay Baby Footprint Art project is the same rainbow footprints without the butterfly shape. Our Clay Footprint Bowl includes gold footprints!

Clay baby footprint art


Baby Footprint Poem

Here's a beautiful Baby Footprint Poem for your baby's scrapbook. We've included 6 printable footprint poems and quotes so you can choose your favourite version for your baby's footprints.

Baby footprint poem


Family Footprint Keepsake

Who says footprint crafts are just for kids? This Family Footprint Keepsake by The Realistic Mama will be a treasured memory for years to come. Use bright colours for your child's room or neutral colours if that's more your style.

Family footprint art keepsake


Baby's First Steps Art

Nothing is more endearing (and more nerve-wracking) than your baby taking his or her first steps. Document that precious moment using this tutorial for Baby's First Steps Footprint Art by Hello, Wonderful. You'll love looking back at this moment in the years to come.

Baby footprint art


Valentine's Day Footprint Art

Heart Footprint Canvas

Put baby's footprints inside a heart! This Heart Footprint Craft makes an excellent keepsake for a baby's first Valentine's Day, but it works for any time of year. Put it on a canvas that you can hang up and enjoy for years to come.

Heart footprint craft - Valentine's footprint art


Valentine's Day Salt Dough Footprint Craft

Add your baby's footprints to this Valentine's Day Salt Dough Keepsake by Fun Handprint Art. This super sweet craft reads, "Tiny toes, big heart." Isn't that darling?

Valentine's Day salt dough footprint art


Easter Footprint Art

Easter Footprint Art

Hippity, hoppity, Easter's on its way, so you'd better catch your little bunny's footprints while you can! Our Easter Footprint Art is so cute and makes a great Easter card to send to friends and family, too.

Easter footprint art - bunny footprint craft


Footprint Bunny

Here's another version of the Footprint Bunny that reads, "Some bunny loves  you." It's a cute option for Easter, but it works for Mother's Day or Father's Day, too.

Footprint bunny craft - Easter footprint art


Easter Chick Footprint Art

These Footprint Easter Chicks by Fun Handprint Art are an adorable addition to any Easter crafts. Turn them into cards, or just add them to your Easter decor.

Easter chick footprint art


Mother's Day Footprint Art

Mother's Day Butterfly Footprint Art

Any mother would love to receive this Mother's Day Butterfly Footprint Art. The rainbow colours are stunning, and Mom will smile each time she sees her little one's footprints in the scrapbook.

Mother's Day butterfly footprint art


Footprint Flower Card

Mom will gasp with surprise when she sees this lovely Footprint Flower Card from Non-Toy Gifts. It features a footprint vase with a bouquet of colourful paper flowers and a sweet message from the kids inside.

Flower footprint art


Father's Day Footprint Art

Father's Day Superhero Footprint Craft

Tell Dad that he's your superhero with our adorable Printable Superhero Father's Day Card. All you need to do is add your child's footprint and Dad's face to the top (or the template pieces) to complete this craft.

Father's Day superhero footprint art


Footprint Rocket

Let's rocket into space with a darling Footprint Rocket that adventurous kids will just adore. This footprint craft by The Best Ideas for Kids is a must for a space-themed unit for preschoolers. It also makes a great card for Dad on his birthday or Father's Day.

Rocket footprint craft


4th of July Footprint Art

Footprint Flag

Our American friends will enjoy this cute Footprint Flag craft from Non-Toy gifts. What a creative way to show off the stars and stripes!

Footprint flag craft


Halloween Footprint Art

Spooky Ghost Footprints

Get a little spooky this Halloween with our super easy Ghost Footprints. All you need is some white paint, black paper, googly eyes, and a marker.

Ghost footprints - Halloween footprint art


Footprint Mummy

Get some fine motor practice wrapping yarn around this Footprint Mummy by Easy Peasy and Fun. A family of mummies would look adorable displayed on your candy table this year.

Footprint mummy - Halloween footprint art


Frankenstein Footprint Card

Want to send your spooky sentiments to friends and family this Halloween? Make mean, green Frankenstein Footprint Cards using the footprint craft tutorial from Non-Toy Gifts.

Frankenstein footprint craft - Halloween footprint art


Haunted House Footprint Art

How clever is this Footprint Haunted House by Crafty Mama In Me? The footprints form the house; just add glowing windows and some spooky elements like ghosts, bats, and jack-o-lanterns, and you've set the scene perfectly.

Haunted house footprint craft - Halloween footprint art



Thanksgiving Footprint Art

Footprint Turkey

You'll love watching the sunlight streaming through your windows decorated with these Footprint Turkeys with Stained Glass Wings by Meaningful Mama. The wings, made with tissue paper and wax paper, are colourful and creative additions to this simple footprint craft.

Turkey footprint craft - Thanksgiving footprint art


Christmas Footprint Art

You might also want to check out our list of 17+ Christmas footprint art ideas. 

Night Before Christmas Footprint Art

Your favourite Christmas story just got a lot cuter! Our Night Before Christmas Footprint Mouse is totally adorable and will make a terrific Christmas card to send to friends and family.

Night before Christmas mouse footprint art


Mistletoe Footprint Keepsake

You'll always remember those tiny little toes if you make our Mistletoe Footprint keepsake for Christmas. Send one to the grandparents to make their holiday season extra special.

Mistletoe footprint art - Christmas footprint craft

Footprint Penguin Ornament

Decorate your tree with the kids' footprints! Our cute Penguin Footprint Art keepsake made from salt dough will be the star of the show this year on your Christmas tree.

Penguin footprint art - salt dough footprint craft


Reindeer Footprint Craft

Add the Reindeer Footprint Art to your DIY Christmas ornament list, too. The pipe cleaner antlers add a sparkly touch to the red-nosed reindeer.

Reindeer footprint craft - Christmas footprint art


Footprint Christmas Tree Cards

Send Footprint Christmas Tree cards to grandparents, aunties, uncles, and the rest of the extended family. They're quick and easy to make, and they're much more personal than store-bought holiday cards.

Footprint Christmas tree craft - Christmas footprint art


Nativity Handprint and Footprint Art

Did you know you can make a nativity scene almost entirely out of footprints? Mary, Joseph, and the angel are all made with them, as you can see in our Nativity Handprint and Footprint Scene. The donkey is made using a handprint.

Nativity footprint scene - Christmas footprint art


Footprint Snowman Art

When the weather outside is frightful, make this Footprint Snowman by The Best Ideas for Kids. It's a fun way to keep the kids occupied on a dreary winter day, and these footprint snowmen would look great on homemade Christmas cards.

snowman footprint craft - winter footprint art

Want to start one of these footprint art projects later? Remember to pin it to save this list of footprint art ideas! 

Footprint art ideas

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