fingerprint fireflies

A colleague down the hall made the cutest fireflies with her kids.

We just had to make them.  (Actually, I think there are fireflies in a lot of the classrooms in the school!)

And they added some  Lonely Fireflies to our Grouchy Ladybugs and Hungry Caterpillars.

Luckily I had some sparkly pipecleaners left over from lovebug antennae.

I had gold and silver paint, and found some copper paint in a storage closet.

I post pictures like this, so that everyone knows
that I have a regular, chaotic, messy, not picture perfect classroom.
Four thumbprints, two on each side, make a firefly.

They have made good friends with the ladybugs, and the caterpillars.  The rumour is that some beautiful butterflies might show up soon.


  1. Replies
    1. Cute and easy - what I need in June!


  2. Great craft idea. I bet the parents loved to take them home.

    I would love it if you would come link up at Artsy Play Wednesday - Kids' Craft Linky.

  3. Oh, how fun!! I love firefly crafts. Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday!

  4. These are lovely. The glitter adds some real pizzazz!


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