Lesson Plan

Fingerprint Butterflies

Get your students excited about art with this cute fingerprinting activity. It utilizes color to help kids learn about the different fingers on a hand.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to name each of the fingers on a hand.

Introduction

(10 minutes)
  • Have your students look at their hands. Ask them if they know what fingerprints are. Tell them that their fingerprints are different from those of every other person in the entire world.
  • Let them know that they are going to make some fingerprint art today. They will have some time to examine their own fingerprints, as well as compare them to those of other students in the class.