Potato Stamp Art

on Tuesday, 19 November 2019. Posted in Blog & News

Looking for a quick, easy, and affordable art project to do with the kids this Thanksgiving? Try making a potato stamp! The stamp can be used to decorate table tents, placemats or even paper cups. The entire family will enjoy this unique project. This simple art project will have your kids busy for hours.

What you need:

Potatoes

knife

Water based paint

Pencil or marker pen

Paper or something to decorate

Directions:

  1. Slice the potato in half. Use a pencil or marker to outline the shape of your choice onto the potato flesh. Cut around this shape with a kitchen knife, leaving the design so it is raised on the surface of the potato.
  2. Dip your stamp in a saucer of paint so it is evenly coated.
  3. Begin stamping the potato stamp as desired. This can be stamped multiple times before the potato needs additional paint. The potato can be washed after use and used again with another color.
  4. Allow your artwork to dry, additional decorations can be applied as needed.

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