It’s every child’s right of passage to make a paper-hand craft at one point or another, and even after years of this tradition, these quick and easy crafts never seem to get old – although the kids might!

Our version of this easy activity definitely deserves a spot on the refrigerator door and would make a perfect gift for loved ones! Let’s get into how you can make your own adorable paper plant keepsake with your little ones!

Paper Craft Supplies

What You’ll Need

  • Green Paper (for plant)
  • Colored paper (for planter)
  • Pen or Pencil
  • Scissors 
  • Floral Stickers

Trace & Trim

Begin by tracing your child’s hand on green paper and cut out to form the plant shape.

Cutting out Craft

Then…

Allow your little one to draw their own planter shape on colored paper, then cut out the shape.

Kid Gluing Paper Craft

Next…

Glue the plant shape (at the heel of the hand) to the upper portion of the back of the planter shape.

Child Placing Stickers

Decorate!

Allow child to decorate with floral stickers.

Paper Hand Plant

Show it Off!

Your child’s creation is ready to display on the fridge or gift to a friend or family member!

We would love to see how your paper hand plants turn out! If you give it a try, we would love if you would share with us by posting and tagging us on social media, and don’t forget to grab your copy of our Creative Cookbook by visiting our shop page so that you can keep creating with you kiddos!

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Paper Hand Plants

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

This quick craft is as adorable as it is easy! It definitely deserves a spot on the refrigerator door and would make a perfect gift for loved ones!

Materials

  • Green Paper (for plant)
  • Colored paper (for planter)
  • Pen or Pencil
  • Floral Stickers

Tools

  • Scissors

Instructions

  1. Trace child’s hand on green paper and cut out to form the plant shape.
  2. Allow child to draw their own planter shape on colored paper, then cut out the shape.
  3. Glue the plant shape (at the heel of the hand) to the upper portion of the back of the planter shape.
  4. Allow child to decorate with floral stickers.
  5. Display your child’s creation on the fridge,  or gift to a friend or family member!
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