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Four Seasons Handprint Trees Craft

Four Seasons Handprint Trees

Making crafts is one of my favorite pastimes with which to share with my children. Last summer during our homeschool preschool lesson on the seasons, my daughter and I made four seasons handprint trees.



  1. Trace your child’s hand and arm on a piece brown paper.
  2. Cut out four brown hand and arm prints.
  3. Glue the brown handprints to the blue paper with the fingers pointing up.
  4. Decorate each handprint with painted fingerprints for each of the four seasons. (White snow for winter. Light green for spring. Dark green for summer. Red, orange, and yellow for fall.)
  5. Write the name of each season across the top of each handprint tree craft with a marker.

Winter Handprint Tree Spring Handprint Tree
Summer Handprint Tree Fall Handprint Tree
For more fun tree crafts, try my T Is for Tree Handprint-Footprint Craft, Autumn Tree Handprint-Footprint Craft, and Autumn Apple Tree Handprint-Footprint Craft.

Image Credits

Four Seasons Handprint Trees © 2015 Heather Johnson
Winter Handprint Tree © 2015 Heather Johnson
Spring Handprint Tree © 2015 Heather Johnson
Summer Handprint Tree © 2015 Heather Johnson
Fall Handprint Tree © 2015 Heather Johnson

  • Amber Ludwig

    Love them!! Fall is my favorite!! This girl is dreaming of summer today though!! It’s 1′ outside today… 1′!! Brrr!!

  • DC

    That’s so cute! Summer is looking pretty good to me too. It’s way too cold!

  • Ickle Pickle

    I am definitely going to do this – I love hand print art, but paint is a bit messy all the time! Kaz x

  • Chelley Martinka

    This is the cutest one I’ve seen!!!! Pinning to make this weekend!

  • How creative! My girls love pain and this would be totally fun! Thanks for the idea!

  • These are super cute 🙂

  • These are so cute. My daughter would have a great time making them with me.

  • valmg

    You have some of the cutest ideas! These are perfect for crafting on rainy and snowy days where you can’t go outside.

  • So fun for kids and great keepsakes of those little hands too!

  • Ashley Chassereau Parks

    I really love this craft. I think both my kiddos would enjoy it. I haven’t taken the paint out much lately because the toddler + paint = SCARY. lol! I think this would be a good way to give her a purpose with the paint and have a cute keepsake later!!

  • Eileen Mendoza Loya

    Your art activities are really fun! I wish I had these ideas when my kids were little. I will share this with my friends who have young kids.

  • Ashley

    Such a cute craft idea! Love it.

  • Barb W.

    Absolutely love this idea!! Trees are my favorite and I’d love to hang this on our wall. Bookmarking to do with my granddaughter!

  • MrsBarBelle

    Love how easy this craft is. Will be trying out tonight when I nanny. Thanks for always having something new for me to stick in my back pocket!

  • Jeanette

    What a great craft! We’re stuck inside today and this will be a perfect activity!

  • Chastity Beene

    What a great idea. We are working on learning months and seasons, so we will have to do this craft soon.

  • Kim Byars Croisant

    What a great idea for little ones. Also a great craft for being locked up indoors from all the cold weather.

  • ♥Nancy♥

    This is the cutest project! My SIL homeschools her children as well. I will have to share this with her. I’m not sure how far she plans ahead, but this would be perfect to begin in spring when the trees are budding! 🙂 Thanks for sharing, Heather!

  • Monica Geglio

    Super cute. My daughter is super into painting and brings home a picture from preschool everyday. We will have to try this next craft time! Simple but very entertaining & creative. <3

  • Sarah Silvernail

    This is really cute! It reminds me of one I did last year where I painted the tree and had her hand prints be the leaves. This will be great when we get to learning about seasons.

  • Sheena

    Very cute! Lots of possibilities with this one!

  • Kristen Wilson

    No little ones… but always have loved how crafts incorporate lil one’s body parts – hands and feet. 😉

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