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Welcome to The Home Zone, Science and Children’s new column that presents simple everyday science activities for children and their families to do together. We hope you’ll find the activities a fun and easy way to spend quality time with your children and learn something new at the same time. This month we consider fingerprints—a “handy” physical feature that we all have but are unique to each one of us. This brief discussion of fingerprints followed by a fingerprint classification activity is appropriate for children to do at home with their families.