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Fingerprint Pals

Fingerprint Pals

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

Ages: newborn and up

Help your little chick welcome spring with a custom-decorated onesie or shirt that's fun for older siblings to make.


  • Cardboard
  • Onesie or shirt
  • Fabric paint
  • Paper plate
  • Fabric marker


1. Slip a piece of cardboard inside the shirt to keep the paint from bleeding through. Squirt a few drops of fabric paint onto a paper plate.

Fingerprint Pals Step 2

2. Dip a thumb or finger in the paint, then press it onto the shirt, repeating as needed to make one of the patterns shown.

Fingerprint Pals Step 3

3. When the paint is dry, draw on details, such as beaks, legs, and eyes, with a fabric marker. Let the marker dry, then remove the cardboard. Set the paint according to the package instructions.