Monday, April 6, 2009

Early Childhood Education-"The art of potatoe prints in childcare"

Your children in Early Education/Childcare will love making their mark -- with there own potato prints.This activity is also a great sensory project.

Materials Needed:
· 3 large baking potatoes
· Tempera paints
· Saucers (to hold paint)
· Construction Paper
· Kitchen knife (for parent use only)
· Glitter, sequins, etc. (optional)

This art activity can be substituted with bell peppers, tomatoes, apples, lemons and oranges. Simply have the children dip the fruit in the paints, and stamp onto the construction paper.

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