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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. 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 fun baseball craft is perfect for kids of all ages and is super easy to make. Just follow our simple step-by-step guide, download our free template, and gather some basic supplies to get started! 

Have your little baseball fan make this homemade card, and then check out all of our handprint crafts for kids for more ideas!

Paper Baseball Craft idea

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Supplies

Directions

Start by downloading the baseball template and printing it out. Once you have the template printed, gather the materials needed for this fun activity. Get those scissors ready, and let’s help the kids bring this baseball template to life!

hand holding handprint baseball card craft template

First, encourage your young artist to fold the baseball template in half and cut around the baseball, leaving the flat part on top uncut.

hand cutting out baseball card base

Next, 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.

hand drawing stitch marks onto brown handprint

Now, help your child place the baseball card in the middle of the handprint and glue the backside of it down.

hand gluing baseball to handprint baseball card craft

Finally, guide your child to gently fold the fingers inward so they look more like a glove.

hand bending fingers of handprint baseball card craft

This handprint baseball card is such a simple Father’s Day craft! Dad will think he scored a home run with this personalized card from his little sluggers.

hand holding handprint baseball card craft

Activities For Kids

More Sports Ideas For Kids

Inspire your kids’ love of learning by creating a fun sports unit study! Read below for our favorite sport activities and pick which ones work best from this list. They’d go perfectly in any sports-themed lesson plan!

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Kids’ Books About Sports

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.

Sports Crafts For Kids

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, discover visual arts, and increase concentration. Try adding in some of these simple projects to encourage creativity in your child:

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 – it’s perfect for a little family fun or a small group activity!

Shoebox Foosball – Learn how to make a mini Foosball table out of a shoebox and other simple materials. Not only will kids enjoy making it, they’ll also enjoy playing with it! The step-by-step directions make this an easy and fun project to do with your little ones.

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

Football Printable Book – This is a fun activity and craft rolled into one! Kids can color and personalize their own sports theme booklet, which also helps them learn about numbers and counting. Download this free printable and get ready to play ball during your next crafting session!

Sports Activity Ideas

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. Plus, they’ll work on color recognition and fine motor skills at the same time!

Are you looking for some fun baseball activities for baseball season? This baseball letter tracing activity is a great way for preschoolers to practice letter recognition and handwriting skills. They’ll love the baseball theme, and you’ll love that they’re learning while having fun with this writing activity!

handprint baseball card craft

This soccer straw activity couldn’t be easier to set up! You only need a piece of paper, a straw, and a flat surface. Kids will have a blast blowing through the straw to move the ‘soccer ball’ across the ‘field.’ While it may seem like a simple game, it actually helps develop hand-eye coordination and breath control!

Memory games can be powerful tools for developing cognitive skills in young children. Try this printable football matching game for an easy prep activity that’ll also keep them entertained for ages! It’s perfect for developing visual discrimination and concentration skills, as well as learning to recognize different football equipment.

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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
  • 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!

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Denise

Tuesday 16th of April 2024

Can I have the baseball handprint template

Sam

Tuesday 16th of April 2024

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you. Once you've been confirmed as an email subscriber (by clicking the link in the first email), you simply enter your email in any of the forms and it'll automatically redirect you to the download page.

Kris

Wednesday 31st of May 2023

Can I have this cute template

Sam

Friday 2nd of June 2023

Since you’re already an email subscriber, all you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of any post and it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page 🙂

Nicole

Tuesday 23rd of May 2023

Can I have the template please.

Sam

Tuesday 23rd of May 2023

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you. Once you've been confirmed as an email subscriber (by clicking the link in the first email), you simply enter your email in any of the forms and it'll automatically redirect you to the download page.

nancy

Friday 17th of June 2022

Where is the download for this template??Impossibel to get there.

Sam

Monday 20th of June 2022

To get the template, all you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be sent to you ?

Shawna

Wednesday 15th of June 2022

Doing this with my class for Father's Day!

Sam

Wednesday 15th of June 2022

Awesome! Hope they have fun!

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