Home made wrapping paper handmade by your child which doubles as a creative outlet for them. A unique gift for family members or for your child’s friends.


  • 1 large sheet of blank paper
  • 1 small portion of paint of your choice
  • stamps or paintbrushes


  1. Cut out a large sheet of blank paper.
  2. Portion out the paint and let your child decorate as they like with stamps, paintbrushes or their fingers.
  3. Let dry, then wrap up a present.

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    • 25 Jun 2016
      4:53 pm

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  • I love doing this sort of art and crafts with my children. So much fun.


  • I remember doing this as a kid!


  • Very personal and creative,great idea! Thanks.


  • Great idea. Red and Green hand and foot prints for Christmas paper a special touch especially for Grandparents.


  • Creative indeed ! Just so nice to have those wee handprints immortalized in some way :) When my mum once got a visit from her grandchildren who lived in Africa at that time, she used window paint to keep their handprint on the windows for a very long time…loved it !


  • I love home made wrapping paper for so many reasons – fun activity, beautiful paper and gift.

    • I love rainbow coloured wrapping paper.


  • Its a great idea. We do it all the time, makes it that bit more personal.


  • Handmade wrapping paper is a great solution. Very personal!!


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