Handprint & Footprint Craft Ideas For Father’s Day

Looking for quick and nostalgic project ideas for Father's Day? Try a handprint or footprint craft!  It's the perfect "memory" gift that is  simple to make and treasured for a lifetime. Simple Handprint and Footprint Craft Ideas: - Use paint and poster board to make a big sign celebrating Father's Day!  Use kiddos' handprints and footprints as decoration and put a nice message to Dad in the center. - Make a Father's Day greeting card with printer paper (fold it in fourths) and stamp with baby hands or feet on the outside. Write a sweet note or poem on the inside. Intermediate Handprint and Footprint Craft Ideas: - Purchase some stretched canvas at your local art or craft store and use acrylic paint to adorn it with handprints and footprints.  Make sure to date and sign … [Read more...]

Butterfly Feet – A Craft You Can Make With Your Kids

An Easy Craft for Kids – Butterfly Feet! Here’s a remarkably easy craft that makes a delightful gift for grandparents, or a great decoration in the house. It’s a butterfly – made from your child’s footprints. Here’s your supply list for this craft: two baby feet washable, nontoxic, poster paint old rags or sponge thick cardstock or canvas newspaper or tarp to cover work area< Instructions: Wash and dry your child’s feet. Designate a work area and tape down some newspaper or a tarp – this could will get messy. Lay out your cardstock or canvas and determine where you’d like the prints to go. Get some damp rags ready and keep them very close by for quick clean up if things get out of hand. Apply a thin layer of paint to one of your child’s feet with … [Read more...]

Snowman Footprint T-Shirts

HOW TO MAKE A FOOTPRINT SNOWMAN T-SHIRT I bought the shirts at Target for 4.99 each. You can use any t-shirt, but for the youngsters, this was the best. I also pre-washed the shirts. The best paint to use is craft fabric paint. It is very permanent. I have tried ink (which is what I did w/ these) and it washes off over time. I actually used embossing ink, and embossing powder first on these shirts. That washed off somewhat, so I re-touched the entire thing w/ fabric paint- which is why it looks like it does. I used a stipple brush, and I like that it looks all snowy. I painted the face w/ the paints after it dried. I also had the kids use their fingers to make the snowflakes. Of course it helps to have someone help you when doing the footprint. The best thing to do, is put a … [Read more...]