At two recent print-making workshops for ages 4 to 8, we started the afternoon with some fingerprint fun. Even when the day was over, I continued making fingerprint picture after fingerprint picture, filling pages and pages with images from Ed Emberley's Fingerprint Drawing Book.
|Have you seen this book? It's basically the Bible of Fingerprint Fun!|
Emberley shows how to turn simple fingerprints into pictures that demonstrate various emotions. Here's how my pictures turned out:
He has created these little figures called "Bean Buddies," using very basic stick-figure-style additions to create various characters and actions. Here are some of my figures, based on his book:
|Like my turtle family?|
|Aw, it's Mom and Dad Frog with the little pollywogs!|
|And a little duck family.|