Handprint Christmas Trees
I really love hand print/footprint crafts with the kids even though I have getting out the paint with a 3 and a 5 year old makes me break out in a sweat (even if it is washable!). These hand print Christmas trees make an easy and memorable Christmas gift for anyone who loves your kids just as much as you do.
The tree is the hand with fingers closed; the tree trunk is the thumb and the “ornaments” are just their fingers. I painted the stars free hand, but you could use fingers to make those, too.
Then I painted dollar store “document frames” with red craft paint. The document frames are 8 1/2 x 11 so they fit paper well. I usually still have trim a bit of the paper down, but it’s better than an 8 x 10 picture frame. Remove the glass and paint. Make sure to clean the glass before you replace it as it is usually pretty dirty. I attached the ribbon using packing tape. I couldn’t think of anything else that wouldn’t damage the frame, but it doesn’t seem to be holding so I’m going to try hot glue.
Then I took glitter glue and smeared it over the frame to add a little bling for fun.
And there you have it — a super cute, super personal, super easy Christmas gift!