Thumbprint Christmas Card
By: Amanda Formaro
Difficulty: Very Easy
Age: 4 and up
Cute little mini Christmas trees made from thumbprints are fun for kids to make and also create an adorable keepsake.
What you'll need:
- 1 sheet white construction paper
- Green craft paint
- Glitter glue (optional)
How to make it:
- Fold white construction paper in half like a greeting card. Fold it again to make a smaller card. Open it up and use the crease marks to cut two cards. We will use one for this project.
- Dip child's thumb in green paint. To make the tree, place two thumbprints next to one another (with one pointing off to the left and one pointing to the right) and one thumbprint on top of those. Let paint dry (see image).
- Use crayons to write "Merry Christmas" and to add a tree trunk and star.
- If you like, pipe a border of glitter glue around the outside of the card. Let dry completely (see image).
- For a simpler project, skip the glitter glue. Your child may choose to leave the border blank, decorate with stickers or color with crayon or markers.
- Have your child decorate the card however they like. Perhaps a snow scene or maybe glue sequins to the tree for ornaments!
- Be sure to have your child write the date on the back of the card.