A Stampin’ Good Time!


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.


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


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!


Happy Stamping!


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