With Christmas right around the corner, everyone’s searching for the right gifts to give someone. I don’t know about you, but when I receive a gift that has been hand made I cherish it more than I would a store bought gift. I believe that the person that made the gift was thinking about me when he or she made it and it makes it more special to me.
I don’t think there’s one person out there that wouldn’t love to receive a hand made gift from a child.
This craft project is fun and easy to make and you and your child, children, your grandchildren or children you have in your life will make wonderful memories making these Happy Holiday Hand print Wreaths.
So gather up the supplies and the children and have a party. Serve hot chocolate with a candy cane and Christmas cookies and sing Christmas carols.
The supplies that you will need:
Construction paper: red & green
Glue stick, stapler
Ribbon for Bow
Suggested places and prices found on the web for supplies:
Safety Scissors $0.79 each Super Safety Scissors, 5-1/2″
Hole punch $3.99 each Single Hole Punch
Construction paper red & green $0.72 per pack Color Splash!® Heavyweight Construction Paper, 9″x12″ (pack of 50)
Glue Stick $0.55 each .74-oz. Color Splash!® Glue Stick – Purple
Stapler $5.99 each Crayola® Staple-Free Stapler
Ribbon for bow Price: $5.95 Glimmer – Wired-Edge — Available in 6 Colors & 3 Widths
Instructions on how to tie a beautiful bow.
Suggested stores to purchase supplies:
Dollar General Store
Cut the center from a paper plate for the base of wreath.
Punch a hole at the top of the paper plate about 1″ down.
Lace string through and tie a knot for hanging wreath.
Have children trace and cut out 15-20 of their hand prints.
Staple or glue hands around the rim of the paper plate.
Tie and glue on a pretty bow.
Glitter and water color paints can be used to give the wreaths a personal touch. They look very pretty hanging on the front door or on the child’s bedroom door or can be given as gifts to teachers, friends and family members.
You can find this Christmas craft at Families Online Magazine
Start making everlasting memories today!