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25 Fall Handprint Crafts You’ll Treasure Forever

These Fall Handprint Crafts are a joy to make and you will cherish the memories with your kids for years to come. See all of the handprint, footprint, and fingerprint craft ideas for Fall, Halloween, and Thanksgiving.

Roundup of 25 handprint crafts for the fall season

14 Fall and Thanksgiving Handprint Crafts

Fall and Thanksgiving handprint crafts for kids

Fall-Themed Handprint Crafts

The handprint crafts here are a fun way to celebrate the colors and sights of Fall while creating lasting memories with your children. It’s amazing how much of a treasure these personal creations become, as each year the kids look forward to seeing a little piece of their youth.

1. Fall Handprint Wreath

The Fall handprint wreath from This Girls Life can work for families with one child or several children, and is a fun and colorful adornment for your door.

Fall handprint wreath craft for kids

2. Fall Tree Fingerprint Tote

You can easily turn any plain canvas tote bag into a functional keepsake.  I love to Create shows how to create this lovely Fall tree fingerprint bag with colorful fingerprint “leaves”.

3. Fall Handprint Tree

Create a seasonal display for an entry table or a centerpiece for your dining table with this adorable and super-simple Fall handprint tree from The Best Ideas for Kids.

fall handprint tree idea for kids

4. Pumpkin Handprint Photo Frame

Teach-me-Mommy shares how to make a special Fall handprint craft: a pumpkin photo frame using your child’s handprint on clay.

handprint pumpkin craft for kids

5. Fall Handprint Leaves Kitchen Towels

I love how well these Fall handprint kitchen towels turned out from midget mama.

Fall handprint leaves kitchen towel craft

6. Fall Handprint Acorns Keepsake Towel

Here’s another great tea towel idea using a child’s handprint. Make sweet little acorns using paint and handprints to bring some Fall themes into your kitchen. See Creative Green Living for the details.

These Fall Handprint Crafts are adorable. Love his handprint acorn towel for mom

Thanksgiving Handprint Crafts

Thanksgiving turkey hands are pretty standard for most preschoolers. But why not make something a little longer lasting for the holidays with Thanksgiving handprint crafts like the ones here?

7. Thanksgiving Handprint Turkey Plate

Inspirational Momma shares how she created this Thanksgiving handprint turkey plate using a hand or foot from each of her children. This could also be made with Mom and Dad’s handprints to create a keepsake created by the whole family.

Make a special Handprint Turkey Plate keepsake this Fall. Lots of great Fall handprint crafts here.

8. Turkey Handprint Craft Door Hanger

Check out these sweet little turkey handprint craft door hangers from Things to Share and Remember.

Make these adorable turkey handprint crafts with the kiddos this Fall.

9. Turkey Handprint “Helping Hand” Oven Mitt

Some kids really love helping out in the kitchen, especially around the holidays with so many cakes and pies to be baked.  You can make this turkey handprint “helping hand” oven mitt Cardstore Blog and really make your little one feel special.

Create a special memory with your special kitchen helper this year with these adorable turkey handprint oven mitts!

10. Grandma’s Turkeys Painted Handprint Platter

What grandma wouldn’t love a platter with her little “turkeys” on it? Go to your local pottery painting studio with the kids to make a one of a kind Thanksgiving handprint turkey platter like this. (source unknown)

Get your little turkeys together to make this sweet hand turkey platter for Grandma this year! Be sure to check out all of the Fall handprint crafts.

11. Turkey Handprint Craft Table Decor

I Love to Create shares this Fall handprint craft idea for getting the kids involved in creating colorful thanksgiving table decorations with a personal touch.

Get the kids to help with Thanksgiving table decorations with these handprint turkey crafts.

12. Thankful Branch Fingerprint Craft

This Thankful Branch Fingerprint Craft from The Idea Room makes a lovely wall hanging and a is a terrific way for everybody to talk about the things they are thankful for that year.

Create a colorful Fall keepsake craft with the kids. This fingerprint "leaf" branch is simple to make and will be treasured for years.

13. Turkey Fall Handprint Craft Table Runner Tradition

Does your family make marks on a door trim each year to see how much the kids have grown? If so, you’ll love this turkey handprint table runner tradition shared at Hometalk. Each year, a new turkey hand print is added on!

Handprint turkey table runner tradition idea.

14. Turkey Handprint Craft Placemats

Meaningful Mama will show you how to make your own turkey handprint placemats in time for Thanksgiving this year.

See how to make this handprint turkey placemat for the Thanksgiving table.

15. Thankful Turkey Journal

Help the kids reflect on their blessing with this “thankful turkey” handmade journal from Arts and Crackers.

Thanksgiving Hanprint Craft Thankful Turkey Journal

16. Fall Turkey Thumbprint Mug

This Fall handprint craft will require another trip to the pottery painting studio, but the time with the kids and the results of the finished product will be so worth the time and effort. See the process for making this fingerprint turkey mug from Vanessa for As You Wish Pottery.

This fingerprint turkey mug came out so well. There are a ton of great fall keepsake crafts here.

10 Halloween Handprint Crafts

You won’t believe how many fun and spooky Halloween images can be made from handprints and footprints!  Make these Fall handprint crafts for Halloween decorations you’ll want to keep forever.

9 Halloween handprint crafts for kids

1. Clay Halloween Handprint Craft

See how Non-toy Gifts created these Halloween-themed clay dishes using air-dry clay and paint.

These kids Fall handprint crafts are so cute. Definitely want to make one of these crafts this year.

2. Halloween Handprint Ghost Trick-or-Treat Bach

Happy Go Lucky Blog shares this sweet Halloween handprint craft that is perfect for using as a trick-or-treat bag.

Halloween handprint ghosts trick or treat tote

3. Halloween Footprint Trick or Treat Sign

This footprint trick-or-treat sign will make all of your guests smile and will make a wonderful keepsake for years. Visit Where the Smiles have Been to see how to make your own.

halloween footprint ghosts craft idea

4. Halloween Handprint Ghost Garland

Kate’s Creative Space made this fabulous Halloween handprint garland. It’s pretty simple to make and would add a lovely personalized touch to your Halloween decorations.

handprint ghost garland craft

5. Halloween Handprint Spider Platter

Create something really lasting like this painted pottery handprint spider plate from Painted Zebra. You’ll love using it for parties for years to come, and you’ll always share the memory of creating it with your child.

DIY halloween spiderweb handprint platter

6. Halloween Handprint Craft Bat Hanger

Make this fun and simple Halloween handprint bat craft by Crafty Morning.

Eek! Handprint bat craft for Halloween

7. Halloween Handprint Sign

Create an adorable Halloween handprint sign with paint on canvas. Blitsy shares the how-to.

Cute jack o lantern handprint kids craft

8. Halloween Baby Footprint BOO Sign

Lavender and Laundry shares a beautifully made baby footprint craft made especially for Halloween. Ack! Those little toes are just too precious.

BOO footprint craft with baby feet

9. Halloween Handprint and Footprint Wall Hanging

You can go all out with the Halloween handprints and footprints like ChemKnits did with this awesome wall hanging set.

DIY halloween handprint and footprint signs

10. Halloween Handprint Ghost Bunting

Cut out handprints and make a whole bunting banner of cute and friendly ghosts ready for trick-or-treating. (ghost bunting from Fun Loving Families)

Fall Handprint Crafts:  A Few Items to Put Those Handprints On

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Hanprint crafts are really great fun for kids and are often just as simple as slapping some paint on your kid’s hand and printing away. But for keepsakes, you want to make sure those special prints will last.

Here are some supplies for making sure your Fall handprint crafts will last for years. If you’re in a hurry, most of these items can be delivered with free two-day shipping with your Amazon Prime membership.

Plain Tote Bags for Crafts

These sturdy plain white canvas tote bags are just what you need to make your Fall handprint crafts. You can easily dye them any color you need. Plus, they are the perfect size to be functional for years to come.

Blank Art Canvas for Handprint Art

This art canvas set is a great value. To be sure, there will be some mess-ups when to pair little fingers with paint. Grab this pack so you won’t feel too bad if you have to start over.

Fall Handprint Kit

Sometimes you just want to buy what you need in a handy kit. This Scarecrow Handprint Craft kit is totally adorable. In fact, I bet you’ll keep it with all of your Fall decorations to hang up every year. Even your little one will look forward to seeing his or her handiwork every Fall.

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kids handprint crafts for fall