Baby Foot & Hand Prints

Baby Foot & Hand Prints

For this project you will need a willing baby and a little plastic tray.

What you need

Plaster of paris
Plastic disposable tray


The lid off a take away container works well. Make sure the tray is deep enough, it should be at least 1/4-1/2 an inch deep.

Follow the instructions on your Plaster-Of-Paris as each brand has different directions.

Pour the plaster into the mold. Tap the mold several times to expel any air bubbles.

Then push the babies hand or foot into the plaster to make an impression.

If it is unsuitable, tap the mold and try again, but work quickly or the plaster will set.

Wash babies hands and feet straight away!



  1. i wish would have done this with my daughter when she was born prematurely and passed, i have the paper handprint/footprints but it be nice to have more lifesize ones

  2. very sweet and cute! my mom actually did this with both me and my brother when we were babies! she still has them in her room!

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