Making a reverse fingerprint Christmas tree card will give you two cards. A positive and a negative fingerprint Christmas tree card!
Turn these into a keepsake gift by sending one to grandma and the other to grandpa so they end up with a set that they can frame and hang. A Christmas decoration they can enjoy for years to come!
Related: Watercolor Christmas Tree Cards.
Reverse Fingerprint Christmas Tree Card
If your children are able to trace and use scissors well enough to cut out Christmas tree’s they can help with every step of this card making activity. Younger children can help by creating art with their fingertips and gluing the trees to the blank cards.
Reverse Fingerprint Christmas Tree Card Materials
- Tempura paint
- 50 Blank Greeting Cards & Envelopes 5×7 A7 White
- Christmas tree cookie cutter or Christmas Tree Template
- Painters Tape
- Glue Stick
Reverse Fingerprint Christmas Tree Card Directions
1. Get out your Christmas tree cookie cutter or print out this free Christmas Tree Template on cardstock–you want a nice thick tree to trace.
2. Trace cookie cutter or template onto sheets of cardstock. Each tree will make two cards.
3. Cut out traced Christmas Trees.
4. Use painters tape to attach one Christmas tree to the front of a blank greeting card. Repeat until all cut trees are attached to a card.
5. Invite your child to paint the cards with the Christmas tree taped to the front with their fingerprints using tempera paint color (or colors) of choice. You can also use eraser tips, cotton swabs, or Kwik Stix to paint. Allow paint time to dry.
6. Carefully remove the taped cardstock Christmas tree from the front of the greeting card to reveal the reverse fingerprint Christmas tree card.
7. Use a glue stick to attach the Christmas tree that you removed to another blank greeting card. Allow cards to dry. Now you have two fingerprint Christmas tree cards to give to friends and family, a positive and a negative fingerprint Christmas tree card. Gift one to grandma and one to grandpa so they can hang and frame them together as a set.
Related: Christmas Ornaments Kids Can Make
Making a reverse fingerprint Christmas tree card will give you two cards. A positive and a negative fingerprint Christmas tree card. Make some to send out to friends and family today!
You may also like Watercolor Tree Christmas Cards.
For more gift ideas be sure you check out our Ultimate Family Gift Guide with DIY and Readymade Ideas for kids, mom, dad and the grandparents!
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