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TEXTURE PRINTING

Kids craft activity texture printing

This is a fantastic project to explore the concept of texture with your little ones, it is super easy and fun. I found my kids loved the process of revealing the final print.

MATERIALS:

  • Thick cardboard to make the base of your building block
  • A selection of textured materials like; bubble wrap, corrugated cardboard, tin foil or string
  • Glue
  • Thick printing ink or poster paint and a brush
  • Paper to print onto

HOW TO:

Cut out some base boards for the printing block from thick cardboard. Then cut out lots of different shape textured materials. Glue them onto your base board to make a pattern.

Simple printing for kids using textured materials

Our finished blocks ready for printing.

textured printing blocks kids art project

Apply paint to the different sections of your printing block, you have to work fairly quickly so the paint doesn't dry. Thick printing inks are best as they take longer to dry but poster paint will do just fine. Add a different colour to each section.

DIY painted printing blocks

Press your printing block onto the paper to make your print. We printed a few times onto each paper to layer the patterns.

Simple printing art project for children

Children's printing art project

I loved the way the printing blocks turned out just as much as the final prints.

Painted DIY printing blocks

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