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.