Smocks or old clothes
1. Put paper plates with various colors finger paint on a table. Pass out art paper. Have students only use their thumbs to make a design. (Most children painted the word “Allah” in Arabic with a fancy border. Children could also make summer theme pictures such as caterpillars and butterflies.
2. Glue picture to a piece of construction paper.
3. Trace children’s thumbs on construction paper, then have them cut out the traced thumbs and glue them to make various designs on the construction paper.