Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Potato Stamped Watermelon

by helenonthesofa (follow)
Check out my Weekend Notes articles here: www.weekendnotes.com/profile/160877
Under 5s (586)      Paint (155)      Stamping (34)      Fruit (26)      Wrapping paper (25)      Potato (5)     
This is a simple, fun activity for preschoolers, that creates some wonderful watermelons, perfect for home made wrapping paper or just as a standalone fun piece of artwork in itself. Once you've set up the potatoes and the paint, your little one can just have a go on their own.

Picture perfect fruity art


Time: 15 minutes includes time to cut the potato to size.
Age: Under 5's
Level: Easy



Materials
1 potato
Green paint, pink/red paint
Black felt tip
Paper (white preferably)
1 x paint brush

Method
Cut the potato into a couple of crescent shapes (you may need to trip the potato once it has been cut into half to create a the right shape.)

Make a watermelon shape out of potato which will be your stamp


Dip the potato into the red/pink paint and press onto paper. Repeat until the paper is covered in juicy watermelon shapes.

Kids will love seeing how their pink stamps turn into watermelons by adding a green edge


Go around the curved edge of the watermelon shape with the green paint (use paintbrush). This will create the green skin of the watermelon.

Paint around the pink stamp


When the pink part of the watermelon is dry, add the seeds on, by dotting with a black marker pen or felt tip.

Add the seeds


Your art work is now complete. If you are using as wrapping paper, make sure the paint is completely dry.



Categories
#Paint
#Stamping
#Fruit
#Potato
#Wrapping Paper
#Under 5s
I like this Article - 4
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by helenonthesofa
This is a fun activity for Valentine's Day particularly if you've got a little princess or prince wh...
10 likes
This is a lovely activity for preschoolers where they can practice their painting and gluing skills...
9 likes
This is a perfect craft for preschoolers, and the great news for parents is that it's simple to set ...
9 likes
Little children will love making this colourful craft
6 likes
Rainbows are always a popular craft for children due to the bright colours involved
15 likes
Ok, I've got glue sticks, water based glues even glitter glues but for some of my crafts, these ...
2 answers
view all articles by helenonthesofa
Articles by helenonthesofa on Other Hubs
Over the years the festive season has gotten a bit of a bad reputation as the time for over indulgen...
9 likes
Any parent will tell you that when your child sleeps through, the whole family feel better
3 answers
My Google Plus Profile
ID: 16727
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
Inspirational quotes on a watercolour background seem to be everywhere right now
8 likes
Turn jelly into finger food! This is a fun activity for kids to do with an adult
3 likes
Using store-bought cardboard shapes, or ones you have made yourself, kids of all ages can have f...
3 likes
Make this cute little fish with your little ones using items that can be found in most homes
3 likes
This is an awesome craft for every princesses who love the Beauty and the Beast
1 like
These easy brownies are transformed for Easter with a little icing and mini eggs to create chocolate...
1 like
An easy brownie recipe to make with the kids
1 like
A great Easter themed craft that could be used to collect mini chocolate eggs or be given as a gift...
6 likes
Making popcorn from scratch is really easy, much cheaper than buying from the shops and with this re...
6 likes
A really easy painting project that little kids will love and great for Easter
6 likes
Categories
Under 5s (586)
Any Age (402)
Over 10s (380)
Baby (12)
Links (1)
Easy (867)
Medium (241)
Hard (37)
Featured on Other Hubs
 
Copyright 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version