Little question about handprints and footprints & messy play...

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  1. Blob.

    Blob. Well-Known Member

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    So I want to do a handprint and footprint for fathers day, my son is 7 weeks old.. whats the best paint to use and any other creative ideas like this? Also does anyone do messy play at home? I want to start this -is it too early and what do you do/use?
     
  2. amynorange

    amynorange Well-Known Member

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    I've done a few hand and footprints of my son when he was younger and used child friendly ink pads. Less messy and that is certainly what you want if LO is a wriggler! hehe!
    A lot of things like, getting prints and taking moulds of LO's feet and hands with casting kits recommend doing it when they are asleep. Maybe you could try that :) The casting kits look really good, though I haven't used them :/
     
  3. buttons1

    buttons1 Mummy to 2 gorgeous girls

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    I buy the ready made squeezy paint from ELC for it. We do quite a bit of craft stuff at home and LO loves it
     
  4. katy1310

    katy1310 Mummy of 1

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    I wanted to make a card for DH with a hand print and footprint for Father's day and I've been wondering what to use as well. I've looked at paint in various shops but I'm not sure if it's the right kind or how easy it would be to use!

    Child friendly ink pads might be the way forward!
     
  5. amynorange

    amynorange Well-Known Member

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    Really is! Its less messy, and its easy to clean off and of course non-toxic! :thumbup: Granted I haven't used paints but I can imagine exactly how that would go down! :dohh:
     
  6. pink_rulez

    pink_rulez Mummy to Sophie & bump

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    Defanatly ink pads, they sell them in tesco's for about a £1 x
     

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