Thumb Printing Art Family Tree: Activity For Kids

We all have family photographs! How about making it a lot more creative by creating a thumb printing art family tree? Each person adds his/her thumbprint; thus giving it a unique effect!

Family Involvement: High

Duration: 20 minutes

Skills Acquired: Creative, Caring, Communication



  1. Paint
  2. Cardboard
  3. A pair of scissors
  4. Glue
  5. Sketch pen
  6. Coloured sheet of paper

Instructions for Thumb Printing Art Family Tree Activity:

  1. Take a coloured paper and stick it on a cardboard piece.
  2. Draw and paint a tree.
  3. Call your entire family; ask them to dip their thumbs in paint and place their imprints as leaves on the tree.
  4. Once dry, write their names next to their imprint!
  5. Punch two holes on top. Tie yarn to it.

Hang it on your wall!

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Gayathri breathes Harry Potter as much as she breathes air. Yes, a hardcore Potterhead! She loves to play with words, write goofy and humorous articles, dabble in art & craft activities, and crack terrible jokes. Having worked as a copywriter with an ad agency, she is currently a content writer at Flintobox!

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