Arts & Crafts
Ladybug Thumb Prints
Submitted by: arjun
Helps kids develop fine motor skills and identify colors.
18 - 60 months
0 - 8 tots
- 1 Red Ink Pad (Washable)
- 1 Piece Cardstock (Any color)
- 1 Black Marker (Washable)
- Begin by asking the child to tell you what a ladybug looks like. The child should identify a ladybug as red with black spots.
- Firmly press child's thumb onto red ink pad. Make sure to roll thumb to fully coat thumb.
- Guide the child to press thumb onto cardstock making a red thumb print.
- Guide them to continue making red thumb prints all over cardstock.
- Set aside and allow to dry for at least 15 minutes.
- Once dry, encourage child to use black marker to add spots, legs and eyes to each ladybug thumb print.
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