Galactic Hot Dogs
 
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Fruit and Vegetable Printing

Materials

  • Various fruit and vegetables
  • Paring knife
  • Print pad or stamp pad
  • Paper

Directions

  1. Cut fruits and vegetables into halves, quarters, circles, or any other shapes, dip into tempera paints or on a print or stamp pad, and then press onto plain or colored paper.
  2. Apples cut in half will have a star design in the middle (where the seeds are), while green peppers make a great shamrock design.
  3. Cut a potato in half and use a small paring knife to create a relief design: circles, squares, hearts, and so on.
  4. If you make letters, don't forget to carve them backwards so they will print correctly.

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Copyright 1998 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Preschooler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

To order this book visit Meadowbrook Press.


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