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Sponge Heart Handprint Tree

We’re nearing Valentine’s Day, but there’s still plenty of time to make this adorable Sponge Heart Handprint Tree with your kids. It makes a wonderful keepsake, is a great gift that kids of all ages can make, and just simply cute to boot.

Sponge Heart Handprint Tree main image.

If you’re looking for a special gift that’s handmade and straight from the heart, then the recipient will absolutely adore this Valentine’s Day craft. Simply trace the little one’s hand for the tree, then cut a sponge into heart shapes, dip in paint, and stamp.

Sponge Heart Handprint Tree styled image on white background.

Make a Valentine’s Day Handprint Tree Craft

Sponge Heart Handprint Tree supplies needed.

To make our Sponge Heart Handprint Tree you will need cardstock in brown and the background color of choice, acrylic paint in red, pink, and white, a sponge, scissors, and a glue stick.

Handprint Heart Tree Craft Supplies Needed

  • Cardstock – brown, grey (or your background color of choice)
  • Acrylic paint – red, pink, white
  • Sponge
  • Black sharpie
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick

Sponge Heart Tree Step by Step Instructions

Begin by placing the cardstock width-wise.

Handprint drawn, past wrist, on brown cardstock.

Trace the little one’s hand, past wrist, on brown cardstock.

Cut out the handprint.

Cut out the handprint.

Glue handprint to grey cardstock background.

Glue the handprint to your background cardstock of choice. We used light grey for our background color to make sure the hearts popped.

Draw hearts on sponge.

Now, use a black sharpie to draw 3 hearts on a regular sponge. Try to make them different sizes and shapes.

Cut out hearts from sponge.

Cut out the hearts.

Dip sponge in red paint.

Next, pour paint on a flat surface. We use a paper plate. Then take a heart and dip in the paint, covering the sponge completely. We used our largest heart sponge for the red hearts.

Stamp heart sponge around handprint tree.

And press the heart onto the cardstock, around the handprint.

Red heart sponge stamps around handprint tree.

Continue with more red hearts.

Pink heart sponge stamps around handprint tree.

And pink.

White heart stamped around handprint tree.

And white, too.

Sponge Heart Handprint Tree.

We stamped a few hearts toward the bottom of the page, as well. Make your tree your own. Until it’s your idea of perfect and full of love.

Sponge Heart Handprint Tree styled image on white background.

Pin this Craft!

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Sponge Heart Handprint Tree pin image.

More Valentine’s Day Crafts

Looking for a few more cute Valentine’s Day kids craft ideas? Oh, we have a bunch, but just a few of note are our Crayon Resist Watercolor Heart Cards, this adorable Craft Stick Love Bug Craft, our super popular Cardboard Lacing Hearts, and our Origami Heart Bouquet Card is super sweet, too. And be sure to check out even more of our fun Valentine’s Day craft at Our Kid Things!

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