Thumb Printing Art Peacock Activity For Kids

Thumb print activities are always packed with fun! It gives kids hands-on and creative engagement. Thumb printing art peacock activity will teach your kids about the national bird of India!

Parental Involvement: Medium

Duration: 20 minutes

Skills Acquired: Creativity, Fine Motor, Coordination



  1. Paints and paintbrush
  2. Toothpick
  3. Paper plates – 2
  4. Paper cutter
  5. Your thumb!

Instructions for Thumb Printing Art Peacock Activity:

  1. Draw and paint a peacock’s body on a paper plate. Paint the crest, eye, beak and legs.
  2. Dip your thumb in green paint and press it on the sides of the peacock to create the feathers.
  3. On the green design, add blue and dark green imprints.
  4. Leave it to dry!
  5. Cut the rim of another paper plate and stick it on top of the peacock plate as a frame!
  6. Stick 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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