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Dinosaur Handprint

This adorable dinosaur handprint craft is super cute to make for any occasion! Give this to someone special and add the message “You’re Dino-mite” or “You’re Roar-some” inside.

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Dinosaur Handprint Craft

This handprint dinosaur craft is so easy and fun to make! Kids can add a personal message to it by making them into handprint cards.

And if you love simple crafts, see my recycled crafts for kids books.

Dinosaur Handprint Dino-Mite

Watch the Video Tutorial!

Check out these cute dinosaur message ideas!

  • You’re Dino-Mite!
  • You’re Roar-some!
  • I Love You Daddysaurus! (or Mommysaurus!)

You can also make up your own saying or message to add to the craft.

You're Roarsome Dinosaur Handprint

This would also make a cute Mother’s Day or Father’s Day card. Just add Mommysaurus or Daddysaurus inside the card!

Dinosaur Made with Handprints

You only need a few supplies to make these. If you don’t have colored cardstock, you can paint handprints instead. Just use our free printable template and add a painted handprint to it!

Grab our free printable template at the bottom of the post.

Supplies Needed To Make a Dinosaur Handprint

Dinosaur Handprint Craft for Kids

How to Make a Dinosaur Handprint

1. Fold over a piece of cardstock and trace the handprint.

Trace the handprint so that the pinky is on the folded part (the thumb will be the dinosaur tail).

The card should now open up like this:

Cut out Handprints

2. Print off our dinosaur handprint template.

Use the head template to trace on the same colored cardstock as the handprint and cut it out.

Then draw the eyes and mouth with a black marker.

Make dinosaur head

3. Add pink cheek marks.

Dip the back of a paintbrush or pencil into pink paint and dab onto the face to make a pink cheek mark.

Add Pink Paint to Cheeks

4. Cut out 3 circles for the dinosaur body.

Use our template or create your own circles. Cut them out and glue to the dinosaur body. We used a different color for each dinosaur.

Glue Circles to Handprint

5. Cut out the dinosaur spikes.

Use our template or create your own spikes. Glue to the back of the handprint at the top of the dinosaur.

Add Spikes to Dinosaur

6. Write a message inside the card.

Write one of our dinosaur messages inside the card or make up your own!

Add Message Inside Card
You're Roar-some Card

These cards are the perfect card to make for any dinosaur fan!

Free Printable Template

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