How to Make Flower Pots With a Child's Handprints

Flower pots made with kids' handprints are an excellent Mother's Day gift for a mother or even a grandmother. There is nothing sweeter than capturing children's handprints while they are still little. Kids will love getting to create something themselves, especially if it involves getting a little messy too. Even if you're not terribly crafty, this is a simple project that anyone can do and involves very few materials. Mom will cherish the tiny handprints for years to come.

Turn a clay flower pot into a precious keepsake with kids' handprints.

Step 1

Paint the outside of the flower pot with white acrylic paint and a paintbrush to cover the entire pot.

Step 2

Paint the colored acrylic paint onto the kids' hands using the paintbrush.

Step 3

Press the kids' hands onto the pot to make the handprints, using different colors of paint and going different directions to make it creative.

Step 4

Spray or brush on a clear sealer to make the handprint designs permanent.

Step 5

Fill the pot with bright flowers and let the kids give it to a special someone as a sweet present.

Christi Aldridge

Christi Aldridge has been writing professionally since 2009. She graduated from Texas Christian University, where she was a featured contributor for several campus publications and won an award for best columnist.