I was reminded about these ideas recently while I was watching ‘Good Night Kids” with my daughter on TV. There was a fairy tale illustrated with figures drawn in the same manner. A wizard, a dog, etc…
All you have to do is trace your kid’s hand then go over the outline with a felt-tip pen to make the lines easier to see.
It’s even more interesting when you make a handprint with tempera, watercolor or finger paints… but you risk getting paint all around 🙂
Take a look at the variety of animals you can make in this manner: