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If you love handprint keepsakes as much as I do, you’re going to love these Christmas handprint crafts! They’re perfect for toddlers and preschoolers.
With almost twenty ideas to choose from, these handprint crafts will make the perfect addition to your preschool Christmas activities.
Keep them for yourself or let your littles give them to loved ones. Either way, each one is sure to be treasured for years to come.
Christmas Handprint Crafts
This holiday season, let your preschooler be in charge of Christmas cards! These handprint Christmas cards include a reindeer, Christmas tree, and Santa. Arty Crafty Kids
Santa salt dough handprint ornaments will look great hanging on your Christmas tree this year – and for years to come! Messy Little Monster
Not a full handprint craft, but these homemade clay fingerprint ornaments are easy to make. They’ll make great tree decorations for you or for loved ones. Thimble and Twig
You can put this angel handprint craft on display or use it as the front of a Christmas card. It’s adorable either way. Simple Every Day Mom
This glittery salt dough handprint ornament will look amazing shining under the Christmas tree lights. The Best Ideas for Kids
Not only is this handprint Christmas wreath a cute craft, but it’s a simple way to add a little STEAM to your preschooler’s day. Sixth Bloom
These handprint Christmas tree cards are perfect for little ones to make! If you write a simple message inside, they can sign them. Kids Craft Room
I love this handprint Charlie Brown Christmas tree craft! Painted on a canvas, this craft will be a keepsake for years to come. Glued to My Crafts
Homemade salt dough ornaments stand the test of time. This handprint Christmas tree ornament combines both hand and fingerprints. Kids Activities Blog
Here’s a fun handprint snowmen ornament that your kids will love making and hanging on the tree. Real Life at HomeYour preschooler’s handprints make great antlers for this handprint reindeer craft. Simple Every Day Mom
This Santa handprint craft features a peek-a-boo handprint beard that hides a picture of your preschooler. So cute! Arty Crafty Kids
Need more homemade Christmas card ideas? These Christmas handprint cards include a reindeer, an elf, and Santa himself! The Best Ideas for Kids
Celebrate the reason for the season with this adorable handprint nativity Christmas ornament. Kids Activities Blog
There are three Christmas handprint crafts in this post including a peace dove, reindeer, and an angel. The Craft Train
From the handprint antlers to the fuzzy pom pom nose, this paper bag reindeer puppet is absolutely adorable! Crafts by Amanda
Here’s another fun Christmas card idea. Loved ones will treasure these handprint reindeer cards. Simple Every Day Mom
Must Have Resources:
When completing these crafts and activities at home, I find that the following resources are very helpful to have on hand.
BOOKS ABOUT Christmas
Fill your book basket with a great collection of preschool Christmas books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
How to Catch an Elf – You’ve been waiting all year long, and now it’s finally Christmas Eve! Is this the year you’ll finally catch an elf?
The Crayons’ Christmas – ‘Tis the season for all of us to write our holiday wishlists. But everyone–even the crayons–know the best presents are the ones that you give. In this unique book, readers get to see how Duncan, the crayons, and their families celebrate the holidays.
Bear Stays Up for Christmas – Bear’s friends are determined to keep Bear awake for Christmas! So they wake Bear up and have him help them find a Christmas tree, bake cakes, hang up stockings, and sing Christmas songs. Bear stays up—by discovering that giving is one of the best Christmas presents of all!
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities:
This felt Christmas tree is perfect to give your child a tree of their own to decorate and redecorate for the holidays without taking up much room! 15 ornaments are included, along with a storage pocket that can both store the ornaments and keep your tree decorated even when the ornaments have traveled across the room.
Show these Christmas stickers to preschoolers! They’ll love them. The sticker sheets are perfect as a party favor for your holiday guests. Finished stickers can be used as room decoration, refrigerator stickers, notebook decoration, Christmas treat bags, and thank you cards!
Young children will love The Sweet Smell of Christmas lesson plan complete with a sensory activity, graphing practice, and writing prompt for PreK-1!
Don’t let the kids get bored during Christmas break! Make one or more of these easy slime recipes for Christmas, and keep kids entertained for hours.