DIY handprint and thumbprint ornaments

I’m all about the last-minute holiday preparations, so this week I’ll be posting DIY ideas that you can pull together at the last second! If you’re a last-minute person like me, these will be right up your alley. And if you’re a super-planner who’s been ready for Christmas since Halloween, well – don’t gloat too much. ; )

Today’s round-up of ideas are all ornaments you can make with your kids’ handprints or thumbprints. Any of these would be so much fun to make and would also be such meaningful gifts!

1. Santa thumbprint ornament by Meet the Dubiens

2. Reindeer thumbprint ornament tutorial by Little Bit Funky

3. Handprint snowman ornament tutorial by Little Bit Funky

4. Thumbprint clay ornaments tutorial at Infarrantly Creative (idea by Stephanie Lynn of Under the Table and Dreaming)

5. Salt dough handprint ornament tutorial by Nest of Posies

6. Glittered handprint ornament by a sorta fairytale

Chickabug Christmas party theme paper goods & printables

Shop for Christmas theme paper goods and printables here.
Or, check out more Christmas ideas on Pinterest or here on my blog!


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  1. 1
    Monday, December 19th, 2011 at 5:04 pm
    The Partiologist says:
    Such cute ideas and a way to keep the little fingerprints forever!
  2. 2
    Sunday, December 4th, 2016 at 12:30 pm
    Karolina says:
    Thanks so much! Now I know what to give my grandparents!