String Block Printing
- String or rope
- Small blocks of wood
- Tempera paint, liquid
- Shallow pan
- Wrap string or rope several times around a small block of wood.
- Tie it in place (make sure the rope is distributed evenly over the block, not gathered in one spot).
- Have your child press the string block into liquid tempera paint, then press onto paper.
- She should move the block around in different directions and add colors to vary the design.
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Copyright © 1998 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Preschooler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.
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