Making Hand Print Flowers

Very decorative and effective to be used as a summer display.

You will need:

  • Coloured paper
  • Paint in a variety of colours
  • Scissors
  • Straws
  • Thick green paper
  • Selotape


Start by either drawing around the children’s hands on coloured paper or paint their hands and making hand prints. Then cut out the hand prints, older children may be able to cut them out themselves. Take a straw and wrap the wrist side of the hand print around the top bend of a straw, with the painted side of the hand print facing in towards the straw . Place several hands around the straw, bending the fingers outward slightly, to look like a small flower either opening or fully in bloom. Using thick green paper cut out a leaf shape, write the child’s name on it and stick this to the bottom of the straw.

Areas of learning covered:

  • Creative development
  • Physical development
Subscribe to receive free emails when we add new activities!

[Delivered by FeedBurner]

Emails are only sent to you when we add a new activity to the site. Many visitors like receiving these to keep up to date with fresh new ideas.

🔒 Privacy
By submitting this form your email address will be sent directly to Feedburner (Google) who will use it to send you email updates. I do not save this data. You manage your Feedburner subscription directly with Feedburner. Please read the Google privacy policy for details on how your data is stored and used.

Leave a Reply

🔒 Privacy
Once approved, your name and comment will be displayed publicly on this website. Your email address is used to contact you regarding your comment. Full details of how your data is processed can be found in my privacy policy.