This DIY for a Snowman Handprint Christmas Ball with a Printable Tag is a fun idea and so easy to do with little ones. It is also a fun Christmas craft to decorate the tree or give as a cherished gift!
Get ready for much fun as you embark on a cute craft adventure with the Snowman Handprint Christmas Ball and Printable Tag. These handmade ornaments promise to fill your holidays with joy and cherished memories. Enjoy the delightful process of creating personalized decorations that capture the magic of the season! Create this holiday season with the Snowman Handprint Christmas Ball with Handprint Tag. Cute craft, handmade ornaments—pure joy!
When my daughters’ were in first grade, they made this adorable Snowman Handprint Christmas Ornament. It was so cute, that over the years, I had my little daycare clan make them it as well! It is such an easy craft for little hands! Their parents loved this sentimental keepsake & will treasure it for years to come.
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Let’s make a handprint Christmas tree ornament
let’s create a festive snowman handprint Christmas ball! Remember to have fun and enjoy the creative process! Here’s your step-by-step guide:
- White acrylic paint
- A blue or clear ball ornament
- A child’s handprint (ready to get a little messy?)
- Coal eyes (small black beads or paint)
- Carrot nose (orange felt or construction paper)
- Snowman hats (you can use small fabric hats or make them with black paper)
- Permanent Markers
- Paper Plate
- Paint Brush
- Glue (glue gun optional)
- Baby Wipes or Wet Hand Towel
Instructions for the Hand Print Ornament:
Prepare the Handprint:
Apply white craft paint evenly to the child’s palm. Make sure it’s not too thick. Carefully press the child’s hand onto the ball ornament. Ensure that the fingers are spread out to resemble a snowman’s body. Press firmly but not too hard.
Create the Snowman Body:
Allow the handprint to dry completely. You can use a hairdryer to speed up the process. Once dry, add two small coal eyes to the handprint. You can either glue small black beads or use black paint for this.
Add the Carrot Nose:
Cut a small triangle shape from orange felt or construction paper or use orange paint for the snowman’s nose. Glue the carrot nose just below the eyes on the handprint. Another option, you can just paint on a carrot stick.
Accessorize with a Hat:
Attach a snowman hat to the top of the handprint. You can either use a small fabric hat, paint one on, or create one using black paper.
Personalize and Decorate:
Get creative! You can add additional decorations like buttons down the snowman’s body, a scarf made from ribbon, or even draw a mouth with a black marker.
Let it Dry:
Before diving into the creative process of decorating the bulb, make sure to allow the painted handprint to thoroughly dry. This step ensures that the design sets properly and prevents any smudging or blending of colors. A fully dried handprint provides a clean canvas for the upcoming festive decorations, ensuring that your snowman handprint Christmas ball turns out as charming and delightful as envisioned. Patience in this stage guarantees a polished and long-lasting result for your holiday ornament.
Seal the Design:
If you want to preserve the design, consider applying a clear sealant such as Mod Podge over the ornament. This will protect the paint and decorations.
Hang and Admire:
Once everything is dry and sealed, your snowman handprint Christmas ball is ready to be hung on the tree! Add a festive ribbon and enjoy the festive addition to your holiday decorations.
Tip: Place the bulb on a glass to dry & decorate! i used a mason jar to hold the bulb.
Add a Tag for the Snowman Handprint Christmas Ball
This is a fun way to engage in a memorable Christmas craft with your little one. As you hang the Snowman Handprint Christmas Ball on your tree, let it serve as a reminder of the joy and creativity shared during this festive season. To make it even more special, let’s add that final touch! I have included a free downloadable tag with your choice of a cute poem for you to print and attach. Just add your child’s name, year & ribbon!
Homemade Christmas Ornaments Make a Great Gift!
Looking for a great way to spread joy this season? Consider gifting a homemade ornament like the handprint snowman ornament. It’s not just a decoration; it’s a great keepsake that captures the essence of the holidays with a personal touch. Share the warmth and nostalgia by giving a gift that brings smiles and cherished memories.
May your holiday be adorned with the warmth of handmade memories. The Snowman Handprint Christmas Ball and Handprint Tag bring joy, creativity, and the magic of the season into your home. Each stroke, each print tells a story—a tale of festive fun, family bonding, and the beauty of creating together. As you hang these charming ornaments, may they remind you of the love and laughter shared during this special time of the year. Happy holidays!
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