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Handprint Campfire Craft For Kids [Free Template]

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It’s summertime and for so many people around the country, that means camping season!

Whether you go camping as a family or send the kids off to summer camp, you’re going to love this easy handprint campfire craft.

It brings the nostalgia of camping inside, plus it make a cute keepsake!

We’ve included a free printable template for the logs too, so you don’t have to worry about a thing.

Make this easy kids craft at home, the library, daycare or wherever! It’s so much fun!

And be sure to try out more of our easy handprint crafts for kids.

Camping Craft For Kids

collage of handprint campfire craft with text in middle

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper (in brown, tan, and shades of yellow, orange and red)
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Campfire log template (download form located at the end of this post)

Directions

Download the campfire template, print and cut out the pages.

hands holding log template

Create the logs by gluing the circular ends of the logs to the curved ends of the logs.

hands gluing round end of logs onto base of logs

Next, arrange the logs in the way you’d like. We did the traditional look with the middle log straight down and the other logs at an angle outward.

Once you get the logs in a position you like, glue them together.

hands positioning logs to glue in place

Trace your child’s hand onto each of the yellow, orange and red papers one time. Cut the handprints out.

adult hand tracing child's hand on orange paper

Arrange the handprints on top of the logs, with the fingers pointing up. Glue the handprints to the logs and the top handprint flame to the other handprints.

hands placing red paper handprint on paper logs

That’s all there is to this cute kid’s craft!

If you’re doing this at a summer camp, after you get back from a family camping trip, or a day camp, you can use a marker to write the date and a fun message on the handprint flames.

two handprint campfire crafts
handprint campfire craft made from brown paper and red, yellow and orange paper handprints

Share With Us

Did you make this campfire craft with your kids? If so, we want to see how it turned out!

Take a quick picture of your little one’s finished project and post it to our Facebook page or in our private Facebook group!

handprint campfire craft made from brown paper and red, yellow and orange paper handprints

More Easy Kids Crafts

More Camping Ideas For Kids

two handprint campfire craft

Handprint Campfire Craft

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This handprint campfire craft is the perfect summer project to do with toddlers, preschool and kindergarten children!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper (in brown, tan, and shades of yellow, orange and red)
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Campfire log template

Instructions

  1. Download the campfire template, print, and cut out the pages.
  2. Create the logs by gluing the circular ends of the logs to the curved ends of the logs.
  3. Next, arrange the logs in the way you'd like. We did the traditional look with the middle log straight down and the other logs at an angle outward.
  4. Once you get the logs in a position you like, glue them together.
  5. Trace your child's hand onto each of the yellow, orange and red papers one time. Cut the handprints out.
  6. Arrange the handprints on top of the logs, with the fingers pointing up. Glue the handprints to the logs and the top handprint flame to the other handprints.

Campfire Log Template

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