Fun With Fingerprints
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My son is a kid detective through and through. If we lose the tiniest thing at our house, he is invariably the one to find it. He is a big fan of Sherlock Holmes and loves to dress the part whenever he has the mystery solving bug. So, of course, our fingerprint theme this week includes some good detective activities.
- Learn how to turn your fingerprints into personalized homemade thank you cards: Creating Homemade Thank You Cards.
- Create some homemade fingerprint Christmas cards.
- If you want to be a detective and explore fingerprints from an investigative point of view, grab your magnifying glass and do some Activities for Kid Detectives.
- Ed Emberley’s Complete Funprint Drawing Book
- Klutz Star Wars Thumb Doodles Book Kit
- Clearsnap Colorbox Pigment Paintbox 2-Option Pad, Pastel, 12 Colors Per Pad
The Best Fingerprint Books for Kids
Our favorite fingerprint books for kids
- Ed Emberley’s Great Thumbprint Drawing Book
- Ed Emberley’s Fingerprint Drawing Book
- The Purple Fingerprint (Nancy Drew Notebooks 44)
- The Young Detective’s Handbook
- Officer Dan Looks For Clues – An introduction to forensic science for kids
- CSI: Analyzing Data (Mathematics Readers)
- Crime Scene: True-life Forensic Files 1: Dusting And DNA
- Whose Fingerprints Are These?: Crime-Solving Science Projects (Who Dunnit? Forensic Science Experiments)