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tr. & intr.v. fin·ger-paint·ed, fin·ger-paint·ing, fin·ger-paints
To make by or engage in finger painting.
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Noun1.finger-painting - a painting produced by spreading paint with the fingers
painting, picture - graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface; "a small painting by Picasso"; "he bought the painting as an investment"; "his pictures hang in the Louvre"
2.finger-painting - painting by using the fingers to spread the paint
painting - the act of applying paint to a surface; "you can finish the job of painting faster with a roller than with a brush"
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George Hackett, a journalist, told Newsweek in 1985, "The decision to have William, 3, develop his finger-painting skills among commoners showed the influence of Diana, Princess of Wales, who had worked in a nursery school herself when she was just a lady.
I have a touch-screen, all-in-one computer that runs Windows 8, but its monitor looks like it was attacked by a finger-painting kindergartener!
The Florida chimpanzee - which reportedly arrived at the sanctuary in 1960 - loved finger-painting and watching football, and was soothed by Christian music, the sanctuary's outreach director Debbie Cobb told the Tampa Tribune.
Given that, there is much to recommend a book that details how to have fun with drawing, painting, finger-painting, printing, collage, papier mache and clay.
Activities we called tea party, show-and-tell, kickball, finger-painting, hide-and-seek, daydreaming, and tag also were exercises in planning, strategy, design, decision making, creativity, risk-taking, conflict resolution and teamwork.
to use a hot pink handprint to market its product through a virtual finger-painting application entitled, "Make a Mess."
The workshops are intended for children age 3 to 14 and cover three topics: origami, Chinese paper cutting and customizing paper fans with water color and finger-painting techniques.
It is with no doubt that technology can help expand children's knowledge, but what happened to playing outside, finger-painting, or using our imagination?
Finger-painting lets your little one explore how they can use their hands and fingers.
'I've been an amateur artist since I first started finger-painting as a child and It helps to keep me sane throughout the ups and downs of nursing,' she said.
Moreover, between 1961 and 1963 she hosted a local television program, Finger-Painting for Family Pleasure, a series of seventeen live programs, on WUNC-TV which originated at the University of North Carolina television studio.