Take thumb printing to an all new level of fun by creating cute li’l animals! If your child loves pets and animals, he/she will enjoy this one! This is an excellent way to give your toddler or preschooler a hands-on (well, in this case — thumbs-on) learning experience. He/She will have a blast roaring and growling with thumbprint animals!
Parental Involvement: Medium
Duration: 20 minutes
Skills Acquired: Imagination, Fine Motor, Academic
- Washi Tape (decorative tape – if unavailable, you can paint instead!)
- Sketch Pen
- A pair of scissors
- White sheet of paper
- Your thumb!
Instructions for Thumb Printing Animal Art:
- Cover the front and back of a matchbox with green paper. Decorate the sides with washi tape.
- Till about half the matchbox, cut at the center. Cut the top region as well to form a door-like setup.
- Write ‘Zootopia’ on top!
- Measure and cut a strip of paper such that it fits inside the box.
- Pleat the paper and add thumbprints on each fold.
- Add thumbprints of different colours on every page. Using sketch pens, add features such as eyes, antennae, dots, designs, tails, etc. to form the animals/birds/insects. Use your imagination! Don’t forget to name them!
- Your kids will learn about different animals!
Wasn’t that enjoyable?
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