Paper Plate & Handprint Wreath



Our visit with Santa over the weekend has definitely put us into the Christmas spirit early. I have to admit that one of the long list of reasons that I love the holiday season is there are so many fun crafts & activities. I am looking forward to baking gingerbread and making Christmas ornaments for our tree. I have a long list of things on our to-do list this winter. I cannot wait to share all of these marvelous things with our little girl.

Over the weekend we made hand prints. We have done them for crafts many times & now my daughter just likes to make them just because they are fun. I had a pile of them lying around & was about to toss them into the recycling, but as I hate to throw anything away, I needed to find a use for them.

Paper Plate & Hand print Wreath

What you will need:

Paper plate

Red & green Paint

Craft pom poms

Hand prints

Pipe cleaner or string



Have your child dip their hands into red paint & press them onto a sheet of white paper. Let dry & then cut out the hand prints.


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Cut out the inside of a paper plate around the first circle. Paint the ring green. Mai got daddy to join in on our project tonight too.

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Let dry & attach hands with glue to form a bow.

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Dab a bit of glue on your plate & add a colored pom pom. Continue this process around the whole wreath.

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Use a hole puncher to poke a hole at the top of the wreath. Run a string or pipe cleaner through the hole & hang.



About The Pinterested Parent

I am loving wife to my best friend & mommy to our smarty pants little girl, who loves to learn, craft & play. I am an artist, a crafter & I am Pinterest addict. When I first started my blog it was meant to be an outlet for my Pinterest addiction. I was looking to inspire & be inspired. What it became was a wonderful journey for me & my daughter in which we chronicle our activities, crafts, lessons & a hefty slice of our life. Please join us as we navigate through this wonderful thing called motherhood.
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4 Responses to Paper Plate & Handprint Wreath

  1. Ok, this is adorable and looks like so much fun. Totally want to try with the girls soon for this Christmas season now!! 🙂

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