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Free Download: Alphabet Detective Fingerprint Art Template


A cute way to keep track of the single sounds that have been introduced.

Use this fun alphabet activity when introducing single sounds to your students.

Each time a letter and/or sound is introduced, students use a single fingerprint using an ink pad or paint. Students then add features to their finger print to create a picture of something that starts with that sound.

For example:

  • A – apple (students use a red fingerprint and then add the stalk and green leaf)
  • B – bee (students use a yellow fingerprint and then add the black lines, wings, and antennae)

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