I originally saw this idea on pinterest, but the link didn't tell how to do it so I set about figuring it out with my kids. It really is a fun way to write creatively!
First we took our thumbprints. The clearest prints were not made with ink but with pencil! We colored a small piece of paper heavily with pencil lead, then rubbed our finger on it. Then we carefully placed our finger on the sticky side of clear packing tape. We placed the tape, sticky side down, onto another piece of paper.
We scanned those into our computer, enlarged them to cover a full sheet of paper, and printed them as lightly as possible. We tried to print them dark and then use a light tracer or window to follow the lines on another piece of paper placed over it but that proved too difficult and time consuming.
Once it is all filled in you have a unique page all about you!
Thanks for joining me in 10 Days of Creative Writing!
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