Handprint flowers are a wonderful way to engage children in a creative and sensory experience. Whether you’re a parent, teacher, or caregiver, this craft provides an opportunity for self-expression, fine motor skill development, and sensory exploration. Plus, it’s a great way to celebrate spring or brighten up any day! 

Benefits of Handprint Flowers 

  • Sensory Exploration: The tactile experience of creating handprints and gluing them onto paper engages the senses. Children can feel the texture of the paper and explore different materials. 
  • Fine Motor Skills: Cutting out handprints, holding the glue, and positioning the pieces all contribute to fine motor skill development.  
  • Self-Expression: Handprint flowers allow children to express themselves artistically. They can choose colors, arrange the handprints, and decorate their flowers as they wish. 

Materials Needed 

  • Scissors (with adult supervision) 
  • Glue 
  • Construction paper in desired colors (or use paint to make handprints directly on paper) 
  • Stems: You can use pipe cleaners, Popsicle sticks, or even paint stems directly onto the paper. 
  • Flower pot: Create one using paper or paint. 

Instructions 

  • Trace your hand onto the paper and cut out the handprint.  
  • Glue the stem (pipe cleaner, Popsicle stick, or painted stem) onto the construction paper.  
  • Attach the flower pot (made from paper or painted) just above the stem. This will complete the visual representation of your flower. 
  • Glue the handprints onto the paper, arranging them above the stem. You can overlap them slightly to create a fuller effect. 
  • Decorate your handprint flowers. Use markers, stickers, sequins, or any other embellishments you like. 

Handprint flowers are more than just a craft—they’re a way to connect, create, and explore your fine motor skills. Whether you’re making them at home, in a classroom, or as part of ABA therapy, enjoy the process and celebrate the uniqueness of each handprint flower.  

If you’re interested in learning more about how ABA therapy can benefit your child, or if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We’re here to help you on this journey. Give us a call at (855) 444-5664 to get started