Animal Footprints

Finger and brain exercise

In this activity, children not only identify animal footprints but also exercise their fingers and practice hand-eye coordination. Children need to concentrate on moving their left and right fingers on the matching animal footprints. This is a brain exercise for adults too. Try taking turns playing with the children and have some fun.

What you’ll need

  • Chanafavors Free Printables
  • Adhesive Tape
  • Scissors

How to Set Up

  1. Print out the Chanafavors printable file, cut out the animal images and dotted blocks.
  2. Roll the strip of paper to fit the index finger and attach the clear tape to make a ring. Attach an animal image as a ring header. Make all the rings.

How to play

  1. Place the sheet with animal footprints in front of the player.
  2. Put the animal ring on both index fingers. Starting with the same animal.
  3. Start playing from the top row. Point at the matching animal’s footprints on both left and right sides. Move to the next row until you reach the bottom row. Have another person watch to see if the player moves correctly. If not, stop and take turns playing.


  • For more challenges You can also start from the bottom row or wear two different animal rings.


Adult supervision is required for any activity presented by CHANA and Chanafavors.

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