How can I do my baby hand and footprint at home?

How do you get newborn footprints?

Simply press your baby’s hand or foot against the ink pad, and then on a clean sheet of paper. Voila – a detailed handprint or footprint!

How do you make hand imprints?

Make your keepsake:

  1. Combine salt and flour; add water a little at a time. …
  2. Knead until a smooth dough forms.
  3. Roll out dough to ½-inch thickness. …
  4. Make your handprint/footprint. …
  5. Poke a hole in the top for the ribbon. …
  6. Bake at 200 for 3 or more hours until dried all the way through.
  7. Let cool for a few hours before painting.

What can I use to make baby footprints?

We suggest using baby safe ink or inkless wipes to get these DIY prints, but paint works too. You could use the baby footprints as a keepsake, to make cards, or to put in a baby memory book. We love keepsakes and have lots of baby craft ideas for you to take a look at, taking newborn footprints is just the start!

What paint is safe for babies to use?

Acrylic Paint: Acrylic paints are richly pigmented and mix well. They are the most permanent option and are water-resistant. Acrylic paint is best used on paper, wood and canvases. Though acrylic paints labeled “non-toxic” are safe, it’s best that young toddlers stick to other craft paints.

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