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Handprint Unicorn Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Chances are if you have girls, they are in love with unicorns. There’s really nothing more sparkly, colorful and magical as unicorns, right?!

To celebrate this, we’ve created this super cute handprint unicorn craft.

It’s simple. It’s cute. It’s cheap to make.

All three things that we love! That’s exactly why we have a huge collection of unicorn crafts for kids.

This craft is great for making at school, at home with the kids or even for library story time!

And, on top of all of that, there a million different ways that you can make this unicorn craft completely unique.

Ready to make your own handprint unicorn? Read our tutorial below or watch or step by step video to see how simple it really is!

Unicorn Handprint Craft Idea

Collage of handprint unicorn craft images with the words unicorn handprint craft in the middle

Supplies

Direction

Download the unicorn craft template, print and cut out the pieces. Hands holding unicorn craft template

Trace your child’s hand onto the colored paper that they want to be the unicorn’s body. Cut out the handprint.

Take the head piece and glue it on top of the thumb. Hands gluing unicorn head to handprint body

Glue the unicorn’s horn to the top, middle part of the head. Hands gluing unicorn horn onto handprint unicorn

Place the top mane piece on the unicorn’s head until it lines up along the back of the head and secure with glue. Hands gluing mane onto handprint unicorn

Put the bottom main piece so it meets the top mane piece and flows down the “neck” area. Glue this piece in place. Hands gluing mane onto handprint unicorn

Take the unicorn’s ear and glue it at the place with the two mane pieces meet. Hands gluing ear onto handprint unicorn

Glue the unicorn’s mane to the pinky end of the palm. Hands gluing tail onto handprint unicorn

Use the markers to decorate the unicorn’s back end with hearts or stars. Hands drawing hearts onto handprint unicorn

Draw on the unicorn’s hooves with the marker. Hands drawing hooves onto handprint unicorn

That’s all you need to do to create your very own magically adorable handprint unicorn!

purple and white handprint unicorn crafts

The steps we listed above for decorating the unicorn are just the beginning of what you can do with it.

If your kids love all things glitter, why not add some glitter or use glitter glue for decorative accents. You can also use rhinestone stickers or anything else your child can dream up!

Just take a trip down the craft aisle and find your favorite decorations to use.

Purple handprint unicorn

Unicorn Handprint Card

We also want to mention that it’s super simple to turn this unicorn into a handprint card. Instead of just tracing your child’s hand onto the paper in the middle of the card stock, you’ll want follow these steps:

White handprint unicorn craft
  1. Fold the colored paper in half “hamburger style”.
  2. Place your child’s hand so that their pinky lines up along the fold line. Cut it out, leaving the entire pinky fold line intact.
  3. Repeat at the steps listed above.

Now you have yourself an easy and cute unicorn handprint card!

And if you are looking for another type of card, check out our easy DIY unicorn card craft!

More Unicorn Ideas For Kids

Don’t let the magic stop here! Grab these unicorn books from the library or buy them on Amazon to add to your collection. They’re fun and great for bed time!

Never Let A Unicorn Scribble! – This story is about a little girl who keeps hearing, “Never let a unicorn scribble!” But in her heart believes that people just don’t understand how beautiful scribbling can be.

How To Catch A Unicorn – Try to catch one of the world’s most elusive mythical creatures―the unicorn! Filled with zany traps and lots of rainbow unicorn fun, this is the unicorn book of the year!

Unicorn Day – The unicorns are celebrating their favorite day of the year, complete with rainbows, cupcakes, butterflies, and all sorts of joyful things. But when it’s revealed there’s an impostor in their midst, the party comes to a screeching halt

Kids who love sensory play will have a blast playing with this unicorn play dough kit or this unicorn sensory bin.

Share With Us

We love it when you share your crafts with us! If you make this craft, please don’t forget to take a picture of your completed project and share it with us.

You can post it on our Facebook wall’s page or join our private Facebook group and post it inside there!

We can’t wait to see how unique you make this unicorn craft!

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Handprint Unicorn Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

See how simple it is to turn your child’s handprint into this cute handprint unicorn craft! Download the free template today!

Materials

  • Colored card stock (most likely in shades of pink, purple and blue)
  • White card stock
  • Markers
  • Glue stick
  • Pencil
  • Unicorn craft template (download form located at the end of the page)

Tools

  • Scissors

Instructions

  1. Download the unicorn craft template, print and cut out the pieces.
  2. Trace your child’s hand onto the colored paper that they want to be the unicorn’s body. Cut out the handprint.
  3. Take the head piece and glue it on top of the thumb.
  4. Glue the unicorn’s horn to the top, middle part of the head.
  5. Place the top mane piece on the unicorn’s head until it lines up along the back of the head and secure with glue.
  6. Put the bottom main piece so it meets the top mane piece and flows down the “neck” area. Glue this piece in place.
  7. Take the unicorn’s ear and glue it at the place with the two mane pieces meet.
  8. Glue the unicorn’s mane to the pinky end of the palm.
  9. Use the markers to decorate the unicorn’s back end with hearts or stars.
  10. Draw on the unicorn's hooves with the marker.

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Free Unicorn Craft Template

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catherine armstrong

Tuesday 24th of March 2020

beautiful

Sam T

Wednesday 25th of March 2020

Thanks :)

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