Mother's Day Kids' Craft: Fingerprint Picture 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.

April 23, 2021
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Materials Needed

  • flat white picture frames in various sizes
  • craft paint

Prepare Frames

Remove glass and backs from frames.

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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 pattern, allowing space between for additional colors (Image 1). Allow to dry for a few minutes before adding the next color. Repeat with all four colors, finishing with the lightest shade (Images 2-4). Tip: To add variety, use a different finger for each color of paint.

Add Photo

Allow to dry completely, then replace the glass and frame back and add a cherished photo (Image 1). Finish each frame with a printable Mother's Day gift tag (Image 2). This gift is sure to become a cherished keepsake.

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