Friday, December 4, 2009

A Very "Handy" Wreath!

Holiday decorating can not be complete without a wreath! Kid made wreaths are sure to brighten any home, especially when they are made from your little ones hands!

1. Trace your child's hand. You will need to make several of these to go all the way around the wreath. (I used two full sheets of construction paper for each wreath.)


2. Cut a circle from a piece of cardboard to glue the hands to. I used an old cereal box, but you may also use a paper plate.



3. Glue the hands around the circle overlapping as you go along.



4. We then added a bow and berries that we cut from red construction paper.



Your wreath is now ready to hang up for all to see!


If you like this project, check out the Christmas Trees made with our hands from last year! You can find them here!

25 comments:

  1. Oh wow... that looks great.
    I have always loved that craft!!

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  2. I remember doing one of these - or at least something similar - in grade school...and I'm pretty sure that my mom still pulls it out of the box every year and hangs it...

    ~WM

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  3. I always forget about this craft. We are going to have to make one {or two} of these for the boys to have on their door. Thanks!

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  4. Totally the cutest idea ever!!!! And if you do it every year, you can see how their hands are growing.

    Tear!

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  5. Love it! I was thinking about doing this for fall and use different colors, but I got lazy:(

    Gonna try and be a little more creative this weekend:)

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  6. That is, hands down, one great wreath. :)

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  7. Very cute...that is how we made out advent wreath this year :0)

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  8. Look! I'm follower #100!!! :) Thanks for stopping by my blog & leaving me some luv. You're awesome! Ah, and the muffin tin??? Genius! We're making the hand wreaths tonight! {the kids are bored!}

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  9. Very cute craft! I love anything with handprints!

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  10. This is really cute! I'll have to keep it in mind for next year when my grandbaby is older! Fun post! Happy SITS Saturday Sharefest!

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  11. That wreath is super adorable...what a wonderful idea! I'll keep that one for when I do have kids ;)

    Just stopping in from SITS and thought I would say hello! I'm totally stealilng your idea with the snow on the blog. LOVE IT :)

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  12. How cute!
    I can not wait until Broxton is old enough to start bringing crafts home from school..
    Or will be still long enough for us to make at home!
    Thanks for stopping by!
    Feeling the SITS love

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  13. Dear Sandy!

    Greetings from Hungary, Budapest.
    I have created this craft with my three doughters.
    You can see the result here: www.hannaeszternoemi.blogspot.com
    Of course I have mentioned that this idea originate from YOU (I wrote: American mother with 5!! kids)
    Anyuka means mom.
    All the best and waiting for more other great ideas!

    your fan, Agnes

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  14. My daughters made something similar when they were in preschool, except they used paint and their hands on felt.

    Jen
    Creative and Curious Kids!

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  15. Cute wreath. I may have to do this with my boys tomorrow. Looks like fun.

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  16. Oh that is very cool. Now I have to get more green construction paper. My ballerina is gonna want to do this for sure! Thanks for sharing.

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  17. That is so cute! I'm definitely shelving that in my brain for when my son gets a little older.

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  18. I love it! So many wonderful crafts this time of year. However, I do love the ones that show precious little hands. THANKS!

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