Finger Print Flowers and Butterflies

Finger Print Flowers

Finger Print Flowers

Here’s a craft idea that is perfect to do with the kids. Make a flower and butterfly canvas piece of art by using your finger prints. You’ll love getting your hands dirty to bring out your inner child. A fun craft that’s perfect to make for Valentine’s Day, Easter or Mother’s Day.

Supplies for Finger Print Flowers and Butterflies

Another reason why I like this craft is that you don’t need many supplies. This example was made using canvas, but you could certainly use paper stock too.

Artist Pens like Faber-Castell

How to Make Finger Print Flowers

1. Squeeze paint into tray and mix colors around until you get a mix that you like.
2. Dip fingers in paint and then press finger prints onto canvas to make the flowers and butterflies.
3. Use pens to add the stems and detailing to the print
4. Use your fingers to smudge the lines and blend the paints as needed.

Step by Step Tutorial by Krista Vantol

I hope you have fun making your own finger print art.

Finger Print Flowers Butterflfies


Easy Finger Painting Craft for Kids

Finger Painted Tree
The sun is out and it’s a beautiful Spring day in Boston today.  So I figured that it’s only fitting that I highlight a fun springtime craft that’s perfect for little kids.


This project lets the kids get dirty, which of course is what they love to do anyway.  And if the weather is nice enough to be outdoors, then you won’t have to worry if you make a mess.  Use the blossoming trees, shrubs and gardens as inspiration for creating this adorable finger painted tree.

Finger Painting Spring Craft

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