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Alien Handprint Craft

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Compleded Alien Hanprint Crafts on display.

Looking for a creative and memorable craft to do with your kids? Look no further! The Alien Handprint Craft is a fun and engaging activity that not only sparks your child's imagination but also creates a keepsake featuring their adorable handprints. This craft is perfect for a rainy afternoon, a weekend project, or even as a unique gift for grandparents. What makes this project extra special is that your child's handprints will form the fiery flames of a spaceship blasting off into space.

Imagine the excitement on your child's face as they see their own handprints transforming into colorful flames propelling an alien spaceship into the stars. This craft combines coloring, cutting, and gluing, making it a great way to develop fine motor skills and creativity. Plus, it's a fantastic opportunity for some quality family bonding time. Gather your supplies, roll up your sleeves, and get ready to embark on an intergalactic crafting adventure!

Completed Alien Spaceship on display.

The Alien Handprint Craft is designed to be simple yet captivating, allowing kids to express their creativity while also producing a stunning piece of art that can be proudly displayed. The combination of vibrant colors and personal handprints makes this craft a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. It's not just about creating a fun project; it's about making lasting memories with your little ones.

Ready to get started? Follow these easy steps to create your very own Alien Handprint Craft. From printing the template to assembling the final masterpiece, we've got you covered with a step-by-step guide that ensures a smooth crafting experience.

Materials Needed:

Printed Alien Spaceship Template

White Cardstock Paper

Yellow, Orange & Red Paper

Markers, Crayon or Colored Pencils


Glue Stick

Printing Alien Spaceship template.

Step 1: Print the Template Start by printing the Alien Handprint Craft template. I prefer using white cardstock paper but regular paper will work also. This template includes the spaceship and a sheet filled with stars, which will serve as the backdrop for your craft.

Example of girl coloring Alien Spaceship Color.

Step 2: Color the Alien Spaceship and Stars Let your child's creativity shine as they color the alien spaceship and the stars sheet. Encourage them to use bright and bold colors to make their spaceship and stars stand out.

Example of cutting the alien spaceships out.

Step 3: Cut Out the Spaceship Once the coloring is done, carefully cut out the spaceship from the template. Make sure to follow the lines as closely as possible.

Example of mother tracing child's handprint onto paper.

Step 4: Trace Handprints Take yellow, orange, and red construction paper and trace your child's handprint on each color. These handprints will represent the flames coming out of the spaceship.

Example of cutting handprints out.

Step 5: Cut Out Handprints Carefully cut out the handprints from the colored paper. Make sure to keep them as neat as possible to ensure they look like realistic flames.

Step 6: Glue Handprints onto the Stars Sheet Begin by gluing the yellow handprints onto the stars sheet, arranging them to look like flames. Then, add the orange handprints on top of the yellow ones, and finish with the red handprints on top of the orange ones. This layering will create a dynamic, fiery effect.

Example of girl glueing spaceship on top of handprints.

Step 7: Glue the Spaceship on Top of the Handprints Finally, glue the alien spaceship on top of the handprints. Position it so that the handprints appear to be the flames propelling the spaceship into space.

Alien spaceship template on computer.

How To Download The Template For The Alien Handprint Craft:

Before you can begin your craft you need to download the Printable Alien Handprint Craft template. This download is available to all members for FREE! You heard me correctly, memberships are free to join for everyone who is 18 years an older! Click on the link to signup and to find the Template. You choose which one you want to download and print.

***These printables are intended for personal and school use exclusively. Unauthorized copying, uploading, republishing, distributing or alteration of these files in any manner is strictly prohibited. If you plan to showcase these printables, please ensure to include a link back to

And there you have it! Your Alien Handprint Craft is complete and ready to be admired. Display it proudly on the fridge, in your child's room, or give it as a special gift. This craft is not only a fun activity but also a wonderful way to preserve a moment in time with your child's handprints.

Discover a world of creative fun beyond aliens! Dive into our collection of imaginative crafts that are perfect for kids of all ages. Explore the Bee Toilet Paper Roll Craft, where you can transform simple household items into adorable buzzing bees. Or, flutter over to our Butterfly Coffee Filter Craft, where you can create vibrant and colorful butterflies using coffee filters and simple art supplies. With these engaging activities such as the Hatching Snake Craft, there's always something new and exciting to discover at Artsy Kids Zone. Let your creativity soar and embark on a crafting adventure today!

Completed Alien Alien Handprint Craft.


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