With everything going on in the world right now, I think it’s essential that we all stop and marvel at really just how magical our Earth is. For kids, it’s important for them to know just how one person can make a big difference. That was the inspiration behind our Earth Day Handprint Craft.
Kids, they have the whole world in their hand. Now, literally, with this Earth Day craft. It’s such a fun idea, and a great way to honor and celebrate our Earth while also being an important reminder at doing our part. Every little hand. The whole world, it rests in those small hands.
For our Earth Day Handprint Craft you will need blue sheets of cardstock as well as different colors for the handprints, tissue paper in blue and green, a marker, glue, and scissors. We also used a white marker to make stars around the Earth.
Earth Day Handprint Craft
- Cardstock – blue, yellow, purple, etc.
- Tissue paper – blue, green
- White marker (optional)
Begin with a full sheet of blue cardstock. We used different shades of blue.
We started by very roughly drawing the Earth on the cardstock. Especially for littler kids, it helps them know where the colors should go.
Apply a layer of regular school glue around the Earth. Begin applying torn pieces of tissue paper.
We used 2 different shades of blue for the oceans, as well as green, of course.
Trace the little one’s handprint on the color cardstock of your choice.
Glue the handprint toward the bottom of the Earth, as if it’s holding it.
Trim away any excess at the bottom of the page.
Then draw some stars around the Earth with a white marker. An optional step.
We have many more fun handprint crafts, too. Be sure to check them out at Our Kid Things!