First, let every student make a fingerprint onto white paper. Next, blow up their fingerprints using the photocopier or larger). Then, Have your kids write words and phrases about themselves along the lines and whorls of their fingerprints :) Cool idea
Fingerprint poetry is a great way to start a poetry unit or the beginning of the year. High school or middle school students can really express their individuality. Could blow up a photocopy of the child's finger print and use the lines as guides.
Chuck Close an incredibly talented American artist who creates those huge photorealistic paintings. Here a is mind-blowing piece. It's called Fanny/Fingerpainting, a beautiful portrait of Close's wife’s late grandmother Fanny created with fingerprints!