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Fingerprint Chicks

Level: ECE, Primary
Grades: PreK - Gr. 2 | Age: 2 - 8yrs| Written by: Rachael Lydick
[Rachael is a teacher at Searles Elementary ]

Students will use their fingerprints to create images.

What You Need:
What You Do:
  1. Each student chooses a piece of construction paper for the background.
  2. Have students come up one at a time, to gently dip their fingers in the yellow tempera paint.
  3. Each will place a finger on their paper, making one or more fingerprints.
  4. Kids can then decorate their fingerprints to look like a new spring chick.

Recommended Books/Products:

The Easter Chicks
by Jackie Harland, Caroline Repchuk
Losing her five baby chicks, Mother Hen fretfully searches throughout the barnyard and pursues promising leads that result in many surprises, as young readers are invited to assist in the search by lifing the interactive flaps throughout the story.

Easter Crafts
by Judith Hoffman Corwin

175 Easy-To-Do-Easter Crafts
by Sharon Dunn Umnik
Easy-To-Do Crafts, Easy-To-Find Things

Crafts For Easter
by Kathy Ross
Presents twenty simple craft projects for springtime and Easter that young children can make from everyday materials.

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