Nap Time Crafts: Vegetable Printing Wrapping Paper

This is such a great idea! For kids and for the kid in us!

Little Button Diaries

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This is a quick and easy craft to which can add a personalised touch to wrapping and use up vegetables. We steered away from the potato to try different garden vegetables so we could experiment with design and texture. You can also get your little ones involved in the printing too.

For this project you will need:

  • Vegetables (we used an onion, peppers and carrots)
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Sponge
  • Brown packing paper

For Kids printing:

  • Baby-friendly paint

1. Begin by cutting a large piece of packing paper. We made ours a lot bigger than our present in case we made any mistakes.

2. Chop your vegetables leaving enough of a handle so you can stamp with it. We sliced the onion, carrot and pepper horizontally near the top.

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3. Using the sponge, dab the paint onto the vegetable to coat it. Then get stamping. We did one row of stamping then…

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One thought on “Nap Time Crafts: Vegetable Printing Wrapping Paper”

  1. Ma très chère Anita, c’est tjrs avec un grand plaisir que ns te lisons. La créativité nous permet de repousser nos limites. Pourquoi cette recherche continuelle de la nouveauté? Vide ou le non-sens?
    Estelle et Yves

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