Stamp or Potato Print Pictures
You and children of any age can make these simple paintings with just some construction paper, paint, and stamps (or cut potatoes).
- construction paper
- mini paper plates and stamps (or cut potatoes)
Optional Items: To Make Pictures Into Bookmarks
- clear contact paper
- hole punch and yarn
- Cover working surface with newspaper.
- Give each child a piece of construction paper.
- Squeeze a small amount of paint onto mini paper plates.
- Have the child dip the stamps or the cut potatoes into the paint, then press on the construction paper.
- Repeat step 4 over and over with different stamps/different colors of paint.
- Let dry, then hang up and enjoy!
- Have the child cut their picture into 4 equal sized rectangles.
- Cover the rectangles with clear contact paper. (matte or shiny finish)
- Hole punch a hole in the top of the rectangle.
- Add a piece of yarn as a tassel for the bookmark.
* Stamps can be purchased from discounts stores as shown in picture. You can also make stamps out of sponges on your own.
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