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November 07, 2007

Parent Club Holiday Gifts - Handprints - Part 1 of Series

Is anyone else in the Parent Club starting to think about holiday gifts? As promised, we give you Part 1 in our series of Parent Club Holiday Gifts. This is a point & click, personalized gift idea for family, teachers or hostess presents.

HAND PRINTS

You need;

A hand print of your child's hand
scanner/or printer
local print shop or photo centre

Timeline: 1-3 weeks

Start off making a hand print (this can be difficult if your child likes to squish the paint on the paper). Optional; write your child's name and age at the bottom of the artwork.

Either print the hand print or scan it to create a jpeg.

Point & click. Through a print shop you can create greeting cards with the hand print as the imagery. At a store, like Staples, you can order on-line. The cards come with envelopes and work out to being about $1/card.


At your local print shop, you can have the hand print jpeg put on coffee mugs, mouse pads or t-shirts. Again, you can point & click during nap time.

Hand prints are fun to make and fun to give. Check out the comments regarding other handprint ideas.

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1 Comments:

At November 8, 2007 at 8:28 AM , Blogger Karen said...

My mother in law gave us a book of handprint art ideas, the boys have been haveing a great time making bats and snails!! (these are easier to do tracing the hand but would likely work with hand prints as well) The book came with google eyes to add onto your creations (not necessarily something that would work with your online card but I suppose if you wanted you could add them after the card is made) the google eyes just make the little critters so cute!!!

 

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