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Thumbprint Grinch Ornament

A thumbprint Grinch ornament to hang on the Christmas tree. Easy for kids to make and so cute!
Active Time45 mins
Total Time45 mins
Yield: 1 ornament
Cost: $2


  • paint brush


  • Paint ornament with acrylic paint.
    Note: this is optional. The natural finish on the ornaments looks great, too.
    wooden ornament being painted white
  • Dip thumb in green acrylic paint. Press horizontally onto ornament.
    thumb dipped in green paint adding print to ornament
  • Repeat, only pressing vertically. Let paint dry completely.
    Tip: use a blow dryer to speed up the drying process.
    thumb printing grinch head with green paint
  • Glue hat and eyes on.
    painted ornament with spool of bakers twine next to it
  • Add mouth details using a permanent marker.
    hand adding grinch mouth with permanent marker
  • String with ribbon or baker's twine.
    hand holding thumbprint grinch ornament