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Handprint Wreath Of Thankfulness

Make a wreath of thank you’s filled with all the things you or your whole group of friends are thankful for.


12" Styrofoam wreath
Assorted metallic papers
Assorted decorative papers
Black marker
Colored craft sticks


Make a hand pattern by drawing around your own hand.

Trace patterns on to tag board then cut out.

Trace around pattern then cut 6 each green, yellow, red and brown waffle paper hands. Cut 2 each silver and gold and 3 copper hands from metallic corrugated paper.

NOTE: Trace pattern onto back of corrugated paper.

Starting at the outer edge of the styrofoam wreath, glue one row of hands around the edge in the following order: red, yellow, green and brown. Glue a second row of hands around the inside edge of the wreath. Glue a third row of hands in metallic colors on top of the first two rows in the following order: silver, copper and gold. Carefully push the colored craft sticks into the outer edge of the wreath.

Write the names of friends and family or other things you are thankful for on the hands, or clip special photographs to the craft sticks with mini clothespins.

This craft was designed by Jennie McGuffee and reprinted courtesy of Hands On Crafts For Kids.

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