Printing

Printing is great fun for small hands. We have ideas for printing with toilet roll tubes, apples, fingers and of course, potatoes.

Apple Prints

Apple Prints

Instead of potato printing with your kids, why not try your hand at these apple prints? Experiment with different types of apple and you might find some surprises: did you know that in some apples a star shape is formed when you cut through the centre of the apple perpendicular to the core?

Bubble Wrap Snowy Picture

Bubble Wrap Snowy Picture

This technique is a fun way for younger children to add some textural snowflakes to their winter pictures! Our photos aren't great but hopefully you can see the effect.

Ghost Leaf Prints

Ghost Leaf Prints

Get outdoors and collect some interesting leaves - and then turn them into some even more interesting ghosts with the help of lots of white paint! A perfect Halloween craft for younger children...

Hanukkah Potato Printing

Hanukkah Potato Printing

We used the Star of David and dreidel for inspiration with our Hanukkah potato printing.

You will need:

Potato print Eid bunting

Potato Print Eid Bunting

Here's a fun way for little children to get involved with decorating the house or classroom for Eid! Potato printing is always fun but messy, so be sure to put paper to protect your surfaces.

Potato Print Eid Card

Potato Print Eid Card

Here's a simple potato print Eid card that even the youngest children can make - but it is sure to appreciated!

Potato Print Tractor

Potato Print Tractor

This potato print tractor is a fun painting activity all year round, although perhaps particularly appropriate at Harvest or Thanksgiving. It also provides a good opportunity to talk about shapes and sizes with young children.

Print a Corn on the Cob

Print a Corn on the Cob

Use this fun bubble wrap printing technique to make a corn on the cob picture. Perfect for Harvest Festival, Thanksgiving, Kwanzaa or perhaps a farming or food theme.

Printed Valentine Card

Printed Valentine Card

Here's a quick technique that kids can use to print valentine cards. Even the youngest children will be able to have a go at this idea. Make just one - or one for every member of the class and family!

Rubber Stamped Card

Rubber Stamped Card

This rubber stamped card is a super project as it involves designing and creating your own stamp, and then the fun of printing the cards too. A good way of making lots of Valentine's Cards!

Spidery Finger Prints

Spidery Finger Prints

These spidery finger prints are so simple and quick to make that you are likely to end up with dozens of spiders! They are fun for all ages, and a great way to decorate stationery, table-wear or party bags!

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