Hands That Help
Have the kids make a tree, a bouquet or a potted plant of Hands That Help 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 or any special person.
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.
2 Shades of Pink and/or Green Paper
Straws or a Stick (optional)
Plastic Flower Pot (optional)
Styrofoam or Flour/Salt Dough
Trace around child's hand on colored paper and cut out 6 to make this project. 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 chores. Have child select 6 of these and glue them on the helping hands.
Glue hands to straws or tree branch. Add leaves.
Place Styrofoam or dough in flower pot. Poke in straw stems of flowers to create your bouquet of promises for Mom.
Patterns, Templates and Printables
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These projects are created by Terri, Betty, Jamie or one of the talented staff members at MakingFriends.com. They have been created exclusively for publication on FreeKidsCrafts.com with supplies you'll be able to find around your house.