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Helping Hands Craft

Have the kids make a tree, a bouquet or a potted plant of Helping hands that can be redeemed for help around the house and yard. This project has promises of deeds that are good for both Mother’s Day or Father’s Day.

Trivia: According to some polls the most wanted Father’s Day gift is a day filled with their favorite activities, so keep that in mind when you think about what to give Dad.


Pink and/or Green Paper
Tacky Glue
Straws or a Stick (optional)
Plastic Flower Pot (optional)
Styrofoam or Flour/Salt Dough
Helping Hand Artwork


Trace and cut around child\'s hand six times on colored paper. Use green for a tree or a potted plant, pink for a bouquet.

For bouquet also make 6 leaves on green card stock. Print and cut out downloads of chores. Have child select 6 of these and glue them on the helping hands.

Glue hands to straws or tree branch. Add leaves if desired.

Place Styrofoam or dough in flower pot. Poke in straw stems or just form a mound of dough.

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