Thumb Printing Art Parachute: Activity For Kids


Ever wanted to travel on a hot air balloon? Fly amongst the clouds and peek down at the world below? We have an alternative! How about making a really creative thumbprint art of balloons to kick-start a fun weekend? Let’s begin thumb printing art parachute activity!

Parental Involvement: Medium

Duration: 20 minutes

Skills Acquired: Thinking, Discover, Creativity



  • Cardboard
  • Glue
  • Paper Plate – 1
  • Sketch pen
  • Paints
  • Washi tape
  • Your thumb, and lots of imagination!

Instructions for Thumb Printing Art Parachute:

  1. Cover a piece of cardboard with washi tape.
  2. Fold the ends to form a little box.
  3. Stick it onto the back of a paper plate.
  4. Make a thumbprint face and add features such as eyes and hair with sketch pen.
  5. Add thumbprint balloons on top!
  6. Cover the rim of the paper plate with washi tape.

Put it up 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!

1 Comment

  • sachin

    October 19, 2016 - 10:59 am

    thumb printing art is awsome

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