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?
Printing is great fun for small hands. We have ideas for printing with toilet roll tubes, apples, fingers and of course, potatoes.
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.
Put those loo rolls to good use with this fun Olympic ring printing activity for younger kids! Any sort of printing is great fun for younger children, and watching the rings form into the Olympic symbol is satisfying.
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...
We used the Star of David and dreidel for inspiration with our Hanukkah potato printing.
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Reading Jack in the Beanstalk? Using a potato to print the leaves is a fun way for younger children to paint their own beanstalk - and make it as tall as they like!
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.
Here's a simple potato print Eid card that even the youngest children can make - but it is sure to appreciated!
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.
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.
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!
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!