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Handprint Baseball Card Craft [Free Template]

If there’s one thing kids love, it’s sports. Whether it’s rooting for their favorite team or playing themselves, kids can’t get enough of sports.

And one of the most popular sports in the US is baseball.

That’s why this handprint baseball card craft is perfect!

Make it when doing a sports or exercise unit or for Dad or Grandpa on Father’s Day!

This activity is perfect for young kids of all ages and is super simple to make. Plus, it comes with a free template that you can download right away.

Print it, have the kids make this homemade card, and then check out all of our handprint crafts for kids for more ideas!

Baseball Handprint Father’s Day Craft

handprint baseball card craft image collage with the words handprint baseball card

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Pencil
  • Markers
  • Baseball template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the baseball template and print it out on white paper.

hand holding handprint baseball card craft template

Fold the baseball template in half and cut around the baseball, leaving the flat part on top uncut.

hand cutting out baseball card base

Trace your child’s hand onto a piece of brown paper and cut it out. Use a brown marker to draw stitch marks around the handprint to make it look like a baseball glove.

hand drawing stitch marks onto brown handprint

Place the baseball card in the middle of the handprint glue the backside of it down.

hand gluing baseball to handprint baseball card craft

Gently fold the fingers inward so they look more like a glove.

hand bending fingers of handprint baseball card craft

Open up the card and write a special message inside!

hand holding handprint baseball card craft

See? It’s such a simple Father’s Day craft!

More Sports Ideas For Kids

Inspire your kids’ love of learning by creating a fun sports unit study! Read below for our favorite ideas and pick which ones work best from this list.

Reading aloud to your kids can be a great way for them to develop new vocabulary, use their imagination and discover all sorts of interesting ideas! Below are some of the top-rated sports books for kids:

The Boy Who Never Gave Up – This story about Stephen Curry will not only inspire your kids to follow their dreams but will also help instill the values of grit and determination!

My First Book Of Baseball – If your kids are beginning to be interested in baseball, try reading this book. It goes over important parts of the game in a fun, colorful way that will keep your children’s attention the entire time.

Football With Dad – Everyone loves Little Golden Books and this one is no different! If you have a child who loves football, get them this sweet book about a father and son who love to play and watch football.

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Crafting is another way to help kids learn and have fun! By crafting, they’ll be able to practice using scissors properly, improve fine motor skills, and increase concentration. Try adding in some of these fun sports crafts!

Potato Stamp Football Craft: This fun and easy activity is perfect for young kids. They’ll get to use paint to create a cool football craft that they can hang up in their room or playroom. Let them show off their love of sports with this creative project!

Shoebox Foosball – Learn how to make a mini foosball table out of a shoebox. Not only will kids enjoy making it, they’ll also enjoy playing with it!

handprint baseball card craft

Coffee Filter Basketball Craft – This easy craft will have your sports-loving kiddo so excited to make! With just a few supplies your kids will have this basketball craft in no time!

Practice fine motor skills with your preschool and kindergarten children with these printable sports pom pom mats! They’re an easy no prep activity the kids will enjoy.

Give your kids some creative playtime with this sports playdough kit! It’s great for sensory playtime at home or in the classroom.

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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!

More Activities For Kids

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Handprint Baseball Card Craft

Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

If your kids love sports or if they want to make a fun Father's Day card, this handprint baseball card craft is perfect!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Pencil
  • Markers
  • Baseball template

Instructions

  1. Download the baseball template and print it out on white paper.
  2. Fold the baseball template in half and cut around the baseball, leaving the flat part on top uncut.
  3. Trace your child's hand onto a piece of brown paper and cut it out. Use a brown marker to draw stitch marks around the handprint to make it look like a baseball glove.
  4. Place the baseball card in the middle of the handprint glue the backside of it down.
  5. Gently fold the fingers inward so they look more like a glove.
  6. Open up the card and write a special message inside!

Did you make this craft?

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Handprint Baseball Glove Template

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Natasha Smith

Friday 13th of May 2022

I can’t wait to do this activity

Sam

Friday 13th of May 2022

Yay! Hope everyone has fun!

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