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DIY Uncle Sam Gnome a Kids Hand Cut Out Craft

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Do you love handprint kids crafts but hate the painty mess? I do! Use a cut out of your kiddo's hand to create this super cute DIY Uncle Sam Gnome in just 15 minutes with no mess! Work on shapes, colors, measuring, cutting, and counting with this simple Gnome Craft made from colored paper from Dollar Tree.

Uncle Sam Gnome Craft with Dollar Tree Supplies Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #patrioticcraft #kids #craft #handprint

Kids Hand Cut Out DIY Uncle Sam Gnome Craft

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Here's what you need to make a DIY Uncle Sam Gnome:

Materials needed to create a Uncle Sam Gnome kids craft Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #patrioticcraft #kids #craft #handprint

Here's how to create a patriotic Gnome with your kid's hand:


Download, print and cut out DIY Uncle Sam Gnome Patterns BELOW.  Trace your child’s hand onto white craft paper and cut out or use the pattern provided.  Trace other shapes onto colored craft paper according to directions on the pattern sheet.  Cut out all pieces with scissors. 

NOTE:  This would be a fun handprint project as well.  Just paint your child’s hand with white craft paint and press it onto a piece of colored paper, then follow the rest of the instructions below.

FREE Printable File to create an Uncle Sam Gnome craft Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #patrioticcraft #kids #craft #handprint


Attach three white strips to the red hat top with the glue stick.  Glue red-striped hat to the top edge of the hand-shaped cutout.  Add the blue rectangle to create the hat brim.  Attach the silver tinsel pom pom nose with a dab of hot glue or white school glue.

Assemble the Uncle Sam Gnome with a glue stick Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #patrioticcraft #kids #craft #handprint


Punch a star from silver glitter craft paper.  Add letter stickers to spell USA or add your own saying or name.  Attach to hat with the glue stick.

Punch out a silver star and add letter stickers to spell out USA Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #patrioticcraft #kids #craft #handprint

The Cutest Patriotic Gnome created with your Kid's Hand

Add a name to create the sweetest place cards or goodie bag toppers for your Fourth of July Party. Use what you have on-hand to create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece! Make learning fun with crafts and create a keepsake to commemorate this special time in your kiddo's life. Drop a few in the mail to grandparents!

Uncle Sam Gnome a DIY Kids Hand Cut Out Craft Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #patrioticcraft #kids #craft #handprint
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If you want even more Uncle Sam projects to create then check out How to Make a Craft Stick Patriotic Hat and my Dollar Tree Upcycled Flip Flop Freedom Sign tutorials here on the blog.

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Too busy to make this Hand Print Uncle Sam Gnome right now? Pin it for later!  I’d love for you to pin this project to your favorite craft board on Pinterest and then it’ll be waiting for you when you’re ready.

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