Handy Bookmark - FamilyEducation

Handy Bookmark

by Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book

A decorated cutout of your toddler's hand and arm makes a great bookmark and a great gift for the grandparents.

Here's another great gift idea for grandparents. You can also use these bookmarks as unique thank-you cards for gifts your child has received.


  • Pencil for tracing
  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • Crayons, markers, stickers, and glitter for decorating
  • Clear contact paper


  1. Place your child's hand and arm on a piece of paper and trace around it.
  2. Cut the tracing out of paper and have your child decorate it with crayons, markers, stickers, glitter, and so on.
  3. Be sure to write your child's name and age or date on the back.
  4. Cover with clear contact paper and use for a bookmark.