As the weather starts to warm up and the days grow longer, kids everywhere rejoice!
It’s finally springtime, and that means plenty of opportunities for both fun outdoor and indoor activities.
One great way to celebrate the arrival of spring is by making this sweet flower handprint card craft.
This project is easy with a free template, and kids will love adding their own handprints to make the flowers come alive.
Make it for spring to give to someone special or make it specifically for Mother’s Day to give to Mom, Nana, or Grandma!
When you’re done, be sure to look through all of our handprint crafts for kids for more ideas.
Handprint Mothers Day Card
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Glue stick
- Flower template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the flower template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Fold the blue paper with the mason jar in half along the dashed line. Cut out along the jar, leaving the left side of the jar uncut. This is the base of the card.
Trace your child’s hand onto colored paper two times and cut them out. Take the handprints and glue them to the top of the flower stems.
Position the handprint flowers on top of the jar and glue them down.
Open the card and write a special message inside!
Isn’t this such a sweet Mother’s Day craft idea?
More Spring Ideas For Kids
Create your own springtime unit study with these fun ideas to keep kids busy, have some laughs, and learn! Below are our favorite ideas.
Let’s read! Reading aloud to children is a great way of helping them develop their love for reading. It also helps your child communicate better, helps them with focus, and helps them to become more curious about the world around him or her!
Add in some more reading with these fun spring books:
Too Many Carrots: This adorable book about a rabbit with way too many carrots will have your kids giggling! When he loads on too many that he can’t even go in his house, he’s on the hunt for somewhere to live. Read what happens as his friends try to help. This book is cute and has a great message of sharing!
Pete The Cat and the Cool Caterpillar: Pete’s new friend is a caterpillar! But when his best buddy goes missing, Pete has to find out what happened to him. He soon realizes he’s going to need a lot of patience to discover what exactly happened to his caterpillar!
I Don’t Want To Be A Frog: Little frog wants to be anything but, you guessed it, a frog. He tries his hand at being a cat, rabbit, pig, and owl, but he just can’t manage to be like them. All along the way, his dad encourages him to just be a frog, but it’s not until he has a surprise run-in with a wolf that he rethinks what it means to be a frog. This book is an excellent story that teaches kids about self-acceptance and what it means to be true to yourself. It’s also beautifully illustrated and captures the feeling of the characters perfectly.
Crafts are a great way to develop your child’s creativity and fine motor skills. These fun spring crafts will give them hours of entertainment!
Popsicle Stick Butterfly Craft – This butterfly craft is a great activity to get your kids in the mood for spring. It’s also easy to turn it into a fridge magnet!
Chick Paper Bag Puppet Craft – Spring is finally here and it’s time to start planning some fun activities with the kids. This chick paper bag puppet craft for kids can be made in a few minutes, has a free template, and is so much fun!
Ladybug Headband Craft – This ladybug craft will make a perfect project this spring! It can be made from paper or printed on white paper for your child to color in, whichever they prefer. Plus, it looks so cute when they wear it!
Frog Paper Bag Puppet Craft – Put on a puppet show with this adorable frog paper bag craft. It’s adorable, can be made in any color your child wants and comes with a free template.
Get your kids in the mood for spring with these spring color by number printables. With this activity, they’ll be able to practice their fine motor skills and learn how to recognize numbers at the same time. And we all know that coloring is a great way to relax!
These printable bug activities are the perfect way to engage your kids. These printables are great for practicing fine motor skills, patterns, counting, social-emotional learning, and much more. If you have a little one in daycare or preschool then this is a must-have resource!
This fun insect playdough kit is perfect for keeping kids entertained and engaged in sensory fun this spring. Let them get creative and make all sorts of bug habitats with the dough.
Share With Us
Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!
For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Glue stick
- Flower template
- Download the flower template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Fold the blue paper with the mason jar in half along the dashed line. Cut out along the jar, leaving the left side of the jar uncut. This is the base of the card.
- Trace your child's hand onto colored paper two times and cut them out. Take the handprints and glue them to the top of the flower stems.
- Position the handprint flowers on top of the jar and glue them down.
- Open the card and write a special message inside!