LEVEL: Pre-school and Primary.Use vegetables to create exciting prints on paper. Make fun random prints or combine them to create interesting images. Lots of fun…
|vegetable prints for kids|
: Sharpe Knife for teachers only to use.
: Raw vegetables like potatoes, carrots and corn on the cob.
: Tempera Poster Paint
: Shallow Plates or trays
: Apron and a cover sheet or newspapers – plus paper towels.
Let’s get started:Cover the table with newspaper.
Teachers only: Use the knife to cut the vegetables with a flat surface showing. Try to make basic shapes like squares, stars or sometimes just cut the vegetables in half is interesting…Pour a thick layer of paint into a shallow tray or plate. Better to keep it as one colour per tray and one colour per vegetable shape.
Dip the flat side of the vegetables in the paintPress the painted side of the vegetables onto the paper for vegetable prints.
Allow to dry.TIPS:
- Try using a felt pen to add eyes, arms and legs.
- Try celery or broccoli for trees.
- Keep sharp cutting tools away from children.
Share and enjoy & have fun.Tony Parker