Mother’s Day Gift Idea – Handprint Flower

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Finger Paint Handprint FlowerIf you are looking for something cute to do with your toddlers or kids for Mother’s Day, this is easy and there are so many things you can do with it! Use pink or red finger paint for the ‘flower’ and paint a stem/grass (this was the best I got out from my 22 month old). I always use card stock instead of copy paper, because it is thicker and shouldn’t warp from the paint.

Here are some different ideas you can do for gifts for Moms, Grandmas, etc.:

  • Make a card with the flower on the cover
  • Attach a picture of your little one next to the flower and frame it
  • Do some ‘flowers’ on wrapping paper for the present or on a gift bag

Nifty Tip:

I always take a picture of the artwork and upload it on my computer. Then not only is it forever saved, but you can use it to print copies, make photo gifts (mug, shirt, mouse pad, etc), or use it in a photo book.

***Click here for another finger paint gift I did with my son.

***Or you can make a Handprint Sun or Footprint Butterflies.

UPDATE: Check out the Handprint Tote Bags we made!



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16 comments on Mother’s Day Gift Idea – Handprint Flower

  • Cricket Smith


    What a beautiful pic..and I love the idea of scanning it to the computer for prosperity.
    I’m a new follower from MBC. I hope you’ll stop by my blog…and if you like, you’ll follow me too.


  • Mikey R

    Popping over from the social mom site, just wanted to welcome you to the club. Hope you can swing by and follow me back. Love the crafty mom day idea btw.


  • Stacey Donaldson

    Thank you for stopping by. I love the hand flower. I remember when my daughter would make things like that…now she’s too big (15 yrs old).

    Love your site, you’ve done a great job with the design!

  • Heather Buen

    I love this! I’m going to have both of my girls make these pictures and place their photos on or around the pictures as well. this is Awesome!

  • christieo

    ps. following back from the mbc, thanks for stopping by!!

  • Mandy

    aaahhh man i wish i’d seen this before mother’s day, this is adorable! i’ll have to remember it for next year!

  • Pam

    I love this and plan on making these with my preschool class.

  • Christa

    Love this idea. Hope you don’t mind me sharing it on my blog tomorrow. I’ll link back to you of course.

  • sandy welch

    I have a great poem to go with this on my blog! We did a similar project for Valentine’s day! I’d love to share in exchange for your idea!

  • sandy welch

    Whoops, I forgot to give you my blog sight! Look under Feb. postings for poem.

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