Barkley, Party of Seven

Simple Fall Handprint Crafts


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I am a full time infant/toddler teacher. I teach one year olds, which is so much fun. Between my Wonderful One’s and my own babies at home, I look for lots of simple crafts that can be used as keepsakes for years to come. Handprints are my favorite because face it, what parent doesn’t want to see their tiny toddler’s handprint when that tiny toddler grows to become a not so tiny child, teen, etc.?

I know it’s January but it is never too early to think about and get prepared for next fall and Halloween.

Here are a few simple handprint crafts I did this past fall with my class and with Sylas and Josie at home.

Frankenstein handprint
Handprint pumpkin with fingerprint stem
Handprint leaves
Handprint spider

What do you think? Which ones are your favorite? As a parent what kinds of crafts do you like to do with your kids or receive from your kids? I’d love to hear from you!