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Handprint Valentine Craft

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to say “I Love You” than to give a handprint Valentine? These handprint valentine cards are adorable! And we love that you can personalize them with your own messages on the hearts.

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Handprint Heart Card

Handprint Valentine Card

This card is easy to make and can be used for Mother’s Day or a birthday card also! You can choose whatever colors you like and it’s easy enough that kids can do most of this card by themselves! Making the hearts is a good way to practice drawing shapes. And writing “love messages” inside the card will make this a keepsake to treasure for years!

Handprint Valentine Card

You only need paper and glue to make this card. It’s easy to put together and  it will surely put a smile on the face of the recipient!


Supplies to Make a Handprint Valentine

Here are the supplies you’ll need:

Purple cardstock(we used two colors)

Pink cardstock

Black sharpie

You can also choose different colors or use construction paper. We like to use cardstock since it’s sturdier and will last longer for a card!


Watch the full tutorial video here before you get started!


Steps to Make your Handprint Valentine

1. Fold your paper over before tracing.

Then you need to trace your handprint so that the pinky finger is close to the folded part of your paper.

Then finish drawing the bottom of your handprint and cut it out.

Trace Handprint for Valentine

2. When you cut out your handprint, it should look close to this.

Handprint Valentine Open Hands

3. Cut out 3 hearts that are equally sized.

You can easily make a heart by folding over a piece of paper and drawing half of the heart.

Cut out hearts for Valentines

4. Now glue your hearts together and then glue the whole piece into the inside of your handprint card.

Glue Hearts to Handprint Valentine

5. Add some embellishment to the inside of the card – you can add heart stickers, rhinestones or simply cut out smaller hearts and glue those in!

Add Hearts to Handprint Valentine Card

6. Now write your messages inside! If the child is too young to write, they can tell you what messages they want to put inside the card.

You can even write things that you love about the person you’re giving it to.

Or you can add a photo inside one of the hearts!

Valentine Handprint

And now your cute handprint card is done! This will surely be cherished for years to come!


Hands Holding Hearts Valentine


Here are some more of our favorite Valentine and Mother’s Day Ideas:

Handprint Flower Bouquet

Butterfly Handprint Card

Heart Balloon Craft


More Valentine’s Day Craft Ideas

This I Love You to Pieces card is simple and fun to make! Kids will love adding the tissue paper inside the hidden heart suncatcher.

I Love You to Pieces Craft

These handprint flowers are a perfect gift for Valentine’s Day or Mother’s Day! They make a beautiful centerpiece too.

Handprint Flower Bouquet

This bee mine craft is so cute for Valentine’s Day!

Valentine Bee Craft for Kids

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2 comments on “Handprint Valentine Craft”

  1. Jennifer Cobb

    could you further explain how you glued the hearts together? I’m a little confused on that part.

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