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String Block Printing

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Printing and stamping is a fun way to make unusual patterns. String block printing is easy for preschoolers who like fast results and bold patterns.



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You could do the printing on a large piece of paper and use it as wrapping paper for a present just like we did.

Time: 15 minutes
Age: Under 5's
Level: Easy

Materials
Empty box that's comfortable for a toddler to pick up in one hand (we used an empty egg box)
String
Paint
Paper

Method
Wrap string around the box in several directions and secure with a knot.



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Spread paint out in a container.
Lay out a sheet of paper and you're ready to get printing.
Your child can hold the string covered box, dip in the paint and stamp all over the paper.



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You can stick to one colour or try more.



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If you like printing with string, you could try other techniques like potato printing or string painting.



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Used as wrapping paper


Categories
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#Under 5s
#Cheap
#Printing
#Stamping
#String
#Wrapping paper
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