Back to School at FamilyEducation.com
|

Cardboard Printing

Materials

  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Tape or rubber band
  • Liquid tempera paint
  • Construction paper

Directions

  1. Cut a strip of corrugated cardboard about 6 inches by 10 inches. Make sure the corrugated ridges run parallel to the 6-inch sides.
  2. Place the cardboard on the table in front of you, smooth side up.
  3. Starting with a 6-inch side, roll up the cardboard tightly. Make sure the corrugated ridges end up on the outside of the roll.
  4. Secure the roll with tape or a rubber band.
  5. Dip the end of the cardboard roll into the paint and press onto paper to make a flowerlike print.

|

Copyright 1999 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Toddler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

To order this book visit Meadowbrook Press.


stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Twitter icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks

get ready for school!

We’ve got your
shopping list,
lunch menu,
and more.

GO

highlights

Handwriting Headquarters
We've got handwriting practice worksheets, handwriting tips, and answers to your child's writing struggles, just in time for back to school. Brought to you by BIC.

11 Coolest Lunch Boxes for Kids
Send your child's lunch to school in style! Check out our picks for the 11 best lunch boxes with great features from BPA-free accessories to spill-resistant fabric.

7 Important Back-to-School Safety Tips
Follow these back-to-school safety tips to make sure your child stays safe on the way to school, in the classroom, and while on the playground.

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

Join BIC on our mission to save handwriting and Fight For Your Write! Writing helps kids become better readers, boosts their confidence and sparks their creativity. Visit BICFightForYourWrite.com to sign our petition to save handwriting!