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Hand print lilies for Mother’s Day

Hand print lilies for Mother's Day

It’s Mothers Day and I have a lovely easy craft to share with you which is perfect for little hands – let me know if you try it for yourselves!

You will need:

  • pencil
  • scissors
  • white and green paper
  • straws
  • yellow pipe cleaners
  • sticky tape

equipment

Hand print lilies for Mother’s Day

First trace around your child’s hand on a sheet of white paper. My toddler adores using his hands in crafts and this really made him giggle for some reason. We drew around his hand four times and then I cut them out.

Carefully curl the top of the paper hand around a straw, then fix the bottom of the hand to a straw using sticky tape.

hand on straw

Cut a leaf from the sheet of green paper and fix to the straw beneath the hand using sticky tape.

Then cut a small piece of yellow pipe cleaner and fold in half. Insert into the top of the straw and slightly curl the ends. That’s it! Make a bunch, arrange in a glass and admire your sweet flowers.

hand print lily in jar

12 Comments

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    Domestic Goddesque
    February 27, 2013 at 10:02 pm

    such a lovely keepsake idea. Love your new look too 😀

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      jenny
      February 27, 2013 at 10:18 pm

      Thank you, can’t resist crafting with little hands 🙂

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    maggy, red ted art
    February 28, 2013 at 9:58 am

    Wow! Those are super cute and look great. What a wonderful idea.

    Thanks for sharing on Kids Get Crafty.

    Maggy

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      jenny
      March 3, 2013 at 7:55 am

      Thanks, they were fun to make too 🙂

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    shahnaz
    March 4, 2013 at 5:44 pm

    wow they are amazing x

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    Mum of One
    March 4, 2013 at 5:52 pm

    I love this! Will definitely try out with the toddler!

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    Anya from Older Single Mum and The Healer
    March 6, 2013 at 10:40 pm

    I LOVE this – a great idea, so simple to make and a fantastic thing to keep.

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    Galina V
    March 8, 2013 at 2:04 pm

    Very cute. Pinned to my Easy Crafts board.

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