A Stampin’ Good Time!

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So while we were studying Ancient China we discussed the invention of printing. The kids had a hard time visualizing the wooden stamps so we decided to create our own version!Image

We cut a potato in half, “drew” the outline of our desired image with the point of a paring knife, and then carved away the edges on the outside of the design to create our stamp.

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Then we diluted some food coloring to use as our “ink”

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The kids all had fun, they began to understand why the invention of printing was such a big deal, and we had some fun wrapping paper by the time we were done!

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Happy Stamping!

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