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Thumbprint Flashcard Gift Cards for Teachers

By: Suzanne Cook

Dress up a gift card for Teacher Appreciation Day with this fun flashcard idea.

At a Glance:

Project #15030 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Craft Paint Logo
supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Flag Red, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Christmas Green, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Petunia Purple, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - White, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Bronze Taklon Set, 3 pc.

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instructions

Other Supplies

  • 3” x 2 ½” Pre-drilled wooden rectangles 
  • Fine tip black paint pen
  • Hole punch
  • Gift cards
  • Ribbon
  • Paper towel
  • Water basin

Instructions

  1. Prep three wooden rectangles by sanding smooth. Paint with two coats of White. Let dry.
  2. Using the paint pen, write a Capital “S” and a lower case “s” in the upper left corner of the rectangle. In the bottom right corner print the word “Shop”. Let dry.
  3. Pour out a small amount of Red Flag and press your fingertip into the paint. Offload fingerprints on a paper towel to prevent smearing. Press your fingertip on the center of the rectangle horizontally to create a red fingerprint. Let dry.
  4. Using the paint pen, draw a simple shopping cart over the fingerprint. Refer to project image.
  5. Using the paint pen, write a Capital “C” and a lower case “C” in the upper left corner of the rectangle. In the bottom right corner print the word “Caffeine”. Let dry.
  6. Pour out a small amount of Christmas Green and press your fingertip into the paint. Offload fingerprints on a paper towel to prevent smearing. Press your fingertip on the center of the rectangle vertically to create a green fingerprint. Let dry.
  7. Using the paint pen, draw a simple coffee cup over the fingerprint. Refer to project image.
  8. Using the paint pen, write a Capital “F” and a lower case “f” in the upper left corner of the rectangle.
  9. In the bottom right corner print the word “Fun”. Let dry.
  10. Pour out a small amount of Petunia Purple and press your fingertip into the paint. Offload fingerprints on a paper towel to prevent smearing. Press your fingertip twice on the rectangle at an angle to create two fingerprints. Let dry.
  11. Using the paint pen, draw a simple musical note over the fingerprints. Refer to project image.
  12. Punch holes in the the gift cards on the side being careful not to punch out any important information!
  13. String all of the flashcards and gift cards together with a fun ribbon and knot.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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