3 Feel Good Kids Crafts

by Lynn Lilly, Apr 15 2020

Grab the kids, construction paper, markers and glue! I am continuing my partnership with Crayola to help inspire their community with at home crafts during my bi-weekly live broadcasts on their Facebook page. This week it is all about feeling good. Below you will find instructions for two feel-good family crafts using your handprints and one craft to thank the essential and medical workers in your neighborhood! 

Watch my live replay below and keep scrolling for templates and instructions! 

Project 1: We Flock Together Flamingo Canvas

Crayola Handprint Flamingos


  • Crayola Construction Paper
  • Crayola Markers
  • Crayola Glue Stick
  • Poster Board or Canvas


  1. Trace and cut out everyone in your family's hand on pink construction paper. 
  2. Glue them to the poster board with the thumb pointing downward.
  3. Use the pink marker to draw a flamingo neck and head out of the palm. Draw the beak with black and at brown and yellow stripes on the inside before coloring it in. You download my template for the flamingo here
  4. Use a black marker to draw feet on the flamingo. 
  5. Cut out scenery pieces like grass, ponds, a sun and clouds. Glue around the poster board. 
  6. Cut out hearts and write the saying "We Flock Together" in one heart. 

Project 2: We Are Better Together Handprint Heart

Crayola Handprint Heart


  • Crayola Construction Paper
  • Crayola Bright Cardstock 
  • Crayola Metallic Marker
  • Crayola Glue Stick
  • Poster Board or Canvas


  1. Trace and cut out three or four hand prints. Cut each handprint in a different color piece of construction paper. 
  2. Cut a heart out of the construction or patterned paper. 
  3. Arrange the hands in a heart shape and place the heart in the center. 
  4. Glue the hands and heart to the canvas. 
  5. Use a marker to write "We Are Better Together" around the top of the hands. 

Project 3: Thank You Sign for Your Window 

DIY Thank You Banner

Show the essential and medical workers in your neighborhood that you appreciate their service with a thank you sign for the window. 


  • Crayola Brightpad Cardstock
  • Crayola Stencils
  • Crayola Glue Stick
  • Crayola Markers
  • Ribbon or String
  • Hole Punch


  1. Cut out banner pendants from construction paper or patterned cardstock. My pendants were 3.5" x 4". Cut 8 pendants.
  2. Cut out 2"x 2" squares of white construction paper. Cut 8 squares. 
  3. Stencil the letters of "Thank You" on the white squares. 
  4. Glue the white squares to the pendants. 
  5. Punch holes in the top corners of each pendant. 
  6. String ribbon through the pendants. 
  7. Display in your window! 

DIY Thank You Banner

Tune in to Crayola's Facebook Page every Tuesday and Thursday at 1:00pm EST to catch me sharing three crafts you can make at home! 

xoxo- Lynn 




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  • Hi Edie/Edith on

    You can find the link for the flamingo heads above in direction step #3. Thanks!

  • Edie on

    I am looking for the flamingos heads. Could you share them

  • Edith Venesevich on

    Looking for the flamingos heads

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