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Handprint Hot Chocolate Craft Stick Craft

When the cold weather hits, we break out the hot chocolate. This year, when the cold weather started to hit, we also brought out this adorable Craft Stick Handprint Hot Chocolate Craft! The handprint is used for the steam of the piping hot cocoa. There’s nothing better on a cold day!

Craft Stick Handprint Hot Chocolate Craft

Those little hands get a workout with this craft. Not only do they have to lift the cup of hot cocoa, but we need to trace them for our hot chocolate craft, and then they’re needed to put it all together. 

Craft Stick Handprint Hot Chocolate Craft

Drinking hot chocolate while making the sweetest hot chocolate handprint craft? It’s a tough life, but somehow I think we’ll manage.

Winter Craft Stick Hot Cocoa Handprint Craft

To make our handprint hot chocolate craft, you will need regular craft sticks, acrylic paint in your choice of colors, cardstock in coordinating colors as well as white, a snowflake paper punch, a black pen, scissors, and a glue stick.

Craft Stick Handprint Hot Chocolate

Handprint Hot Chocolate Craft Supplies Needed

  • Craft sticks
  • Acrylic paint – choice of colors
  • Cardstock – white, choice of colors
  • Black pen
  • Snowflake paper punch
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick

Hot Cocoa Craft Step by Step Directions

You will need 7 regular craft sticks per hot chocolate craft.

Paint craft sticks.

Paint the craft sticks in your choice of colors. We painted ours blue and purple. Let the paint dry completely.

Use a scrap piece of cardstock to glue craft sticks together.
7 craft sticks glued together.

When the paint is completely dry, glue the craft sticks to a scrap piece of cardstock cut to fit the width. This is the easiest way we’ve found to glue craft sticks together. You can use hot glue if you prefer.

Cut out a handle shape.

Then, cut a handle from a coordinating color of cardstock.

Glue handle to the side of the craft sticks.

Glue the handle to the side of the craft sticks.

Trace handprint.

Next, trace a handprint with a black pen on white paper or cardstock.

Draw steam lines on handprint.

Draw steam lines with the black pen in the handprint.

Cut out handprint.

Cut around the black outline of the handprint.

Glue handprint to top of cup.

Glue the handprint to the top of the cup of hot chocolate.

Punch snowflakes from white paper.

Finally, use the snowflake punch on white cardstock to make snowflakes. You could use stickers, instead, or a white paint pen to create your own winter design. Writing your name in white paint pen on the front of the cup would be really cute, too.

Glue snowflakes to front of hot chocolate craft.

Glue the snowflakes over the front of the cup of hot cocoa to complete this darling winter handprint craft.

Craft Stick Handprint Hot Chocolate Craft

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Craft Stick Handprint Hot Chocolate Craft

More Winter Crafts for Kids

We have many more super cute winter craft ideas, too, like our Fingerprint Winter Tree Craft, Handprint Arctic Fox Craft, Hot Cocoa Craft, and our Winter Hat Craft. And be sure to check out even more of our many winter crafts for kids at Our Kid Things!

Craft Stick Handprint Hot Chocolate Craft

Handprint Hot Chocolate Craft Stick Craft

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 25 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
Difficulty: Medium

Use a handprint to make the steam in this hot cup of winter hot chocolate craft

Materials

  • Craft sticks
  • Acrylic paint - choice of colors
  • Cardstock - white, choice of colors
  • Black pen
  • Snowflake paper punch
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick

Instructions

  1. You will need 7 regular craft sticks per hot chocolate craft.
  2. Paint the craft sticks in your choice of colors. We painted ours blue and purple.
  3. Let the paint dry completely.
  4. When the paint is completely dry, glue the craft sticks to a scrap piece of cardstock cut to fit the width. This is the easiest way we’ve found to glue craft sticks together. You can use hot glue if you prefer.
  5. Then, cut a handle from a coordinating color of cardstock.
  6. Glue the handle to the side of the craft sticks.
  7. Next, trace a handprint with a black pen on white paper or cardstock.
  8. Draw steam lines with the black pen in the handprint.
  9. Cut around the black outline of the handprint.
  10. Glue the handprint to the top of the cup of hot chocolate.
  11. Finally, use the snowflake punch on white cardstock to make snowflakes.
  12. Glue the snowflakes over the front of the cup of hot cocoa to complete this darling winter handprint craft.

Notes

  • Instead of using a snowflake paper punch, you could use stickers or a white paint pen to create your own winter design. Writing your name in white paint pen on the front of the cup would be really cute, too.

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