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Stamping Circles

 

What you need:

  • tempera paint (1 or 2 colours- choose colours that will mix well together)

  • thick paper

  • waterproof place mat or garbage bag

  • apron or painting clothes

  • damp cloth for cleaning hands

  • small trays/containers for paint

  • item(s) to stamp with - some ideas: empty toilet paper, paper towel roll, empty thread spool, plastic cup, half of a plastic easter egg

 

Preparation: 

  1. Cover a surface with a large waterproof place mat or garbage bag

  2. Put a small amount of paint in each container (choose colours that will mix well together)

  3. Place paper on table

  4. Have a damp cloth and cleaning supplies close by

  5. Place stamping tools out

 

First Presentation:

  1. “Today we are going to stamp circles.”

  2. “Here is the paint and the circle stamps.” 

  3. “Watch me stamp.”

  4. Place stamp in the paint

  5. Stamp the paper

  6. “I am going to choose another colour.”

  7. Stamp the paper

  8. Pass the stamp to your child.  “Your turn.”

  9. Let your child experiment.