Self portrait

Duration: medium

Age: child

Skill for Bub: hand eye coordination


This is a new age way to help your child learn to draw features such as eyes, noses and mouths. No more mirror gazing, just take a digital snap and enlarge the print for the perfect self-portrait blueprint!

Digital self portrait

What you’ll need

  • Digital camera or digital photo
  • Computer
  • Printer
  • A-3 paper
  • Scissors
  • Pencils


1. Take a photo of your child
2. Upload to your computer and enlarge the print
3. Print on a large A-3 sheet of paper
4. Cut the face in half get them to draw the other side paying attention to detail

Craft idea submitted by Huggies Baby club member N. Forster, Mount Maunganui, New Zealand.