Mother's Day Kids' Craft: Fingerprint Frames

The kids will have a great time making these one-of-a-kind keepsake frames that Mom will love, especially when a favorite photo is included.


By: Kim Stoegbauer

Materials Needed:

  • flat white picture frames in various sizes
  • craft paint in four coordinating colors

Prepare Frames

Remove glass and backs from frames.


Add Fingerprints

Select your first color of paint (start with the darkest color) and squeeze onto a flat surface. Dip fingertip into the first color of paint and begin making fingerprints on the frame in a random fashion, allowing space between for additional colors. Allow to dry for a few minutes before adding the next color. Repeat with all four colors, finishing with the lightest shade.

Tip: To add variety, you can use a different finger for each color of paint.

Add Photo and Present to Mom

Allow to dry completely, then replace the glass and frame back and add a cherished photo. Finish each frame with a " target="_blank"><a target=