Thumbprint Christmas Card: Fun Winter Activity For Kids

Christmas is almost here and you can see it all around. Christmas trees in malls, stars on every balcony and illumination lights in the streets. But what about a Christmas card for your child? Well, rather than going for fancy retail ones, why don’t you make this Christmas special by making a thumbprint Christmas card with your child. It’s easy. We will show you how. Grab all the stuff and let’s get started.

Parental Involvement: Medium

Duration: 25 minutes

Skills Acquired: Creative, Fine Motor, Caring



  • Paper
  • Water colour
  • Marker
  • Sketch pens
  • Scissors
  • Coloured paper

Instructions for Santa Claus Christmas Card Activity

  • Cut a strip of the coloured paper in any design you wish and paste it on top.
  • Dip your thumb in paint and press on paper to create the light bulbs & the elves.
  • Dip your index finger in paint and press on paper to create the heads of elves.
  • Using a marker draw the wiring for the bulbs and also the face, arms & legs of the elves.
  • Use different colour pens to add caps & collars to the elves.

A special gift your dear child.

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With an enthusiasm for writing and a craze for movies, Rakesh delved into content writing straight from engineering. Often silent, he is usually found researching about smartphones and technology. Generally hates boasting, but come subject of friends and the dog is off the leash.

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