I have been so excited to share these Thumbprint Ocean Animals with you. Not only can you make fingerprint art animals with your kids, but I also added a free printable tutorial to make it easy for you. Place the printables on a table so your children can follow the step by step directions, add these to any ocean theme or do these with your kids for a fun family activity. These thumbprint animal pictures are adorable.
Thumbprint Animals Art for Kids
Thumbprint Ocean Animals with Ocean Theme Printables
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Adding fingerprint ocean animals to a preschool under the sea theme is so much fun. Your children will love making art with their fingers and using their imaginations to create an Ocean theme masterpiece. Have fun!
How to Make Thumbprint and Fingerprint Ocean Animals
Make a horizontal (sideways) thumbprint in the color of your choice.
Add a squiggly fin to the top.
Add a squiggly fin to the bottom.
Add a larger fin to the back.
Draw an eye and a smile.
Add small ‘<’ shapes for fins on the side.
Fingerprint Animal Pictures
Make a horizontal thumbprint. This is your crab’s body.
Using a red Sharpie, make four lines – two on each side of the body.
Add six legs.
On top of the crab’s body, draw two lines.
At the end of the two lines, you just drew, add circles. These will be the crab’s eyes.
Draw the dots for the eyeballs.
Using your pointer finger, make two red fingerprints, one on each side, on the two lines you drew in step 2.
Add a smile to your crab.
Thumbprint Animal Pictures
Choose your colors of ink.
Make a horizontal thumbprint.
Add your face – two eyes and a smile.
Draw a few lines coming off the thumbprint.
In between the lines, draw squiggle lines.
Fingerprint Art Animals
Begin with a vertical thumbprint. This is the octopus’s head.
Draw eight tentacles coming off of the octopus.
Add two big eyes.
Draw a smile.
Thumbprint Ocean Animals
Make a green thumbprint.
Using a green sharpie, draw a green circle attached to the top of the thumbprint.
Draw the front two legs. The front legs should be larger than the back legs.
Draw the back two legs. Add a small pointy tail.
Make your face on the turtle.
Add six blob shapes to the shell.
Perfect Fingerprint and Thumbprint Ocean Animals
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