Fingerprint Charms Art Activity for Kids

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Make Your Own Fingerprint Charms: a charming art activity for kids

Kids like to make their own gifts for people and don’t we all enjoy the thought of a homemade gift?

Fingerprint Charms make Awesome Homemade Gifts!

These  Fingerprint charms can be made into necklaces, charm bracelets, ornaments or key chains. Our kids had so much fun making these for other people and they learned a lot about gift giving while they practiced their fine motor skills. It is an absolutely charming activity.

Fingerprint Charms Art Activity. A wonderful fine motor art activity that makes charming DIY gifts

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Target Skills for Our Fingerprint Charms Art Activity:

  • Perspective Taking
  • Gift giving
  • Fine Motor
  • Sensory

Materials for Our Fingerprint Charms Art Activity:

Fingerprint Charms Art Activity for Kids Materials

  • Rolling Tool
  • Tray
  • Ribbon
  • Stamps (optional)
  • Water Color or Pastel Paints



 

Instructions for Our Fingerprint Charms Art Activity:

Fingerprint Charms Art Activity for Kids Instructions

Roll the dough into small balls

Fingerprint Charms Art Activity for Kids Instructions

Flatten the balls into circles with the rolling tool; we used a fat pen.

 

Fingerprint Charms Art Activity for Kids Instructions

Use your finger to make an imprint of the heart in the dough.

 

Fingerprint Charms Art Activity for Kids Instructions

Use the stamps or a sharp tool to imprint your name or special message.

Poke a hole in the charm.

 

Fingerprint Charms Art Activity for Kids Instructions

Allow to dry in a warm oven.

 

Fingerprint Charms Art Activity for Kids Instructions

Color with the paints.

Put a ribbon or key chain ring through the hole.

While you are doing this Fingerprint Charms Art Activity talk about how it feels to get presents, how it feels to give presents. Talk about what the person who is getting the gift likes and why you like or love that person.
Fingerprint charms DIY gift and fin motor art activity
This Fingerprint Charms Art Activity  makes lasting memories and charms that become treasured keepsakes. What other uses can you think of? An identification tag for a dog collar perhaps. Put in on a ring and attach to a child’s jacket zipper or backpack to make it easier to zip. What is your favorite idea on how to use them?

MORE CRAFT ACTIVITIES THAT MAKE GREAT GIFTS:

Aromatic Ornaments
Aromatic Ornaments
Decorative Gift Jar DIY Gift
Decorative Gift Jar
Fabric Bowls
Fabric Bowls
Forest Wreath Art Activity
Forest Wreath Art Activity
Fingerprint Charms

13 Comments



  1. Can you use regular table salt instead of Kosher salt?

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  2. Does it have to be gluten free flour?

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    1. No, that was just an option for our gluten free friends. We used the Premol Sculpy but the homemade dough works with regular and gluten free flour.

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  3. Hi, I found you via Pinterest. What a fabulous homemade idea for grateful gifting. I might use them for some visual timetable/activity labels. Thank you for posting.

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