This free printable hand template is perfect for a variety of crafts, creative projects and classroom activities!
The template is available in 4 different styles – one large hand, 2 medium sized hands, 4 small hands on one page, and 6 smaller hands on one page.
All of the high resolution downloads are in PDF format, but we also included a .PNG file of the hand image you can download that you can use in a variety of different design software programs to customize for your own own needs.
Looking for ideas for ways to use these? Scroll past the downloads section for some inspiration!
Free Printable Hand Templates Downloads
For best results, make sure your printer settings are for borderless printing and actual size. This will help make sure there is no distortion when you go to print!
Download the High Resolution .PNG file
The high resolution .PNG file is best if you wish to customize your own design or want to use the hand template for cutting machines such as Silhouette, Cricut, Brother Scan N Cut or a laser cutter like Glowforge.
Creative Ways to Use Hands
There are unlimited possibilities for the different ways you can use these printable hands! We’ve put together a list of different ideas we had for ways you can use them for crafts, decorating, and in the classroom!
Make a Handprint Wreath
These hands can easily be cut out and then arranged in a circle to create a lovely handprint wreath. This is a great craft idea for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day!
Make a Hand Print Fall Tree
This is a simple enough project that makes for a great bulletin board display! You can print out the handprints on red, yellow, and orange paper and then use the handprints as leaves. You can write your student’s names on them or have them write something they are grateful for on them.
Zentangle and Doodling!
All of our different shape templates are great for zentangle designs and doodling. You can draw all sorts of different patterns to customize your own!
You can use these in all sorts of different sewing crafts – whether you need to make hands for a costume or want to design a handprint quilt.
You can also make a very unique plush with these – simply trace the pattern onto two pieces of fabric and sew them together!
These are also great for embroidery!
Make a Journal
Hands are a fantastic way to customize an “All About Me” journal! You can print out multiple pages of the large template and then customize each page to have a fun fact about yourself.
You could also simply make a hand journal of different zentangle and doodle designs.
Create a Matching Game
Another fun way to use these hands is to create a matching game! On a left hand and right hand, simply draw or write things that go together. For example, you might make alphabet hands with lowercase and uppercase letters.
Do you have any other fun ideas for ways to use these free printable hand templates? We would love to hear about your projects in the comments section below!