Diwali Elephant Handprint Card

Decorate your own handprint and create an elephant card to wish your friends and family a Happy Diwali.

Diwali Elephant Handprint Card

Skill Level


Time to Make

30 minutes + drying time for paint

Adult Supervision Needed


How to Make

  1. Mix up some grey paint, then using a paintbrush cover the palm of your hand with the paint. Take a piece of A4 white card and press your painted hand onto the card to make a print of your hand. Leave to dry.
  2. Take a piece of A4 purple card and fold it in half, then stick some foam letter stickers to the top of the card to spell out ‘Happy Diwali’.
  3. Trim down the white card with the handprint on to fit and stick this to the front of the purple card.
  4. To make the elephant face, stick down a small wiggle-eye and draw the mouth on with a thin black pen.
  5. Decorate the elephants coat with some self-adhesive gems and then add some star stickers and gems around the edge of the card to finish.
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Top Tip

To make a clear handprint make sure to spread your fingers and thumb out before pressing them onto the card.