Make these cards to pop in your friends or neighbours’ mailboxes or to send to Grandma and Grandpa! They make a lovely keepsake with your child’s fingerprints. There are options for both Thanksgiving (a harvest festival celebrated in early October here in Canada) and Halloween! Materials Printables: cards Cardstock Paint and/or stamp pads (Be sure to use non-toxic products with the skin contact) Wipes Thin marker Scissors or paper cutter Glue stick We always find these items useful too: Directions Print out the cards on a thicker paper such as cardstock. Add your fingerprints (with stamp ink or paint on them) to make: a) the kernels on the dried/ calico corn b) leaves for the tree c) apples on the tree d) spiders for the web e) the jack-o-lantern f) ghosts for the haunted house Allow your work to dry overnight. Add any details with a thin marker (like stems for the apple, faces for the ghosts, legs for the spiders) We have some fancy paper to print for the interior of your cards if you like (and the lines might be helpful for some children). There are two options: interlined for younger children and regular lines for those that are older! Write a note to your friend and pop their card in their mailbox for a fantastic fall surprise! Or add the card to a book or special treat! We are sending this new book from Easy Crafts for Kids: Non-Toy Gifts to my niece who loves paper crafting! Here are the details: https://nontoygifts.com/paper-crafts-book/ Pin this idea Purpose Providing meaningful real-life opportunities for writing. Recognizing some of the symbols associated with various holidays! Safety Notes We suggest that you use a tray and a smock to protect your clothing and surfaces. Use scissors or a paper cutter with care and direct, adult supervision. Please like & share: 4 Responses Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.