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Fingerprint People


Working with fingerprints was too much fun to stop after just one project.  Get ready to have some colourfully stained fingertips for a few days, as we delve into one of those classic projects – fingerprint people.

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Whorls And Swirls


At some point in elementary school, my son had a detective kit which allowed him to dust for fingerprints. He happily went around lifting prints off every possible surface, until he ran out of materials and potential criminals. He took his detective role very seriously, and loved learning about whorls, arches and loops. The fascinating world of fingerprints is definitely a fun subject to explore with children.

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