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Thumbprint Reindeer | Preschool Crafts for Kids

Thumbprint Reindeer

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

Simple and whimsical, this card from the Persechini family of Overland Park, Kansas, is easy for kids of all ages to help create.

Materials

  • Variety of color ink pads
  • Plain paper
  • Scanner, printer, and home computer with publishing software, or copy service

Instructions

  1. Have each family member choose a color and use ink pads to make several thumbprints.
  2. Have your kids add antlers, legs, and so forth to make the thumprints into reindeer.
  3. Scan their art onto a home computer and use a publishing program like Microsoft Greetings to arrange the reindeer and print the cards. (Most copy services will also scan and save to disk images.)

Tips:

You can use thumbprints to create Santas, trees, candles, people - you name it.

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