My most popular post on Art Class Curator is my tutorial on all things block printing. I’m constantly finding other super creative ways to do printmaking with kids, so I compiled a massive list for you of some other ideas!
Check out these awesome printmaking ideas for kids, and try one out!
I love these three ways of doing monoprint printmaking with kids.
- Preschool Powol Packets had her students make monoprints on pieces of tile.
- Tinkerlab used a Cookie Sheet to make monoprints with her kids.
- You Clever Monkey had her kiddos do monoprints on an Easel.
Foam plates make printmaking projects for kids cheap and easy.
- I cover many ways to make prints with kids on Art Class Curator
- Still Playing School uses golf tees to focus on fine motor skills.
- Tinkerlab used recycled trays to make these abstract prints.
These bloggers used art supplies in clever ways to make prints.
- Toddler Approved used a hot glue gun to make printing plates.
- Mini Monets and Mommies made stamps from wood and model magic.
- Here’s another clever way to do printmaking with kids using string and paint from Kids Activities Blog
Making prints from nature is always a good idea.
- The boys of The Eyes of a Boy made prints with sunflowers.
- The kids at Mum in the Madhouse printed with apples.
- Craftulate made prints using vegetables.
These printmaking activity ideas are super smart and fun.
- The Chaos and the Clutter used stamps with bleach to make t-shirts. Awesome!
- Laughing Kids Learn made squishy paintings for kids that teach symmetry.
- Fireflies and Mudpies printed with soap foam.
Printing from toys would probably be my daughter’s favorite way to print!
- Blocks were used by My Bright Firefly to combine art and architecture.
- Childhood 101 printed with an assortment of toys.
- Hand Made Kids Art made spooky prints from halloween toys.
The options are unlimited when printing from recycled materials.
- Artful Parents‘ styrofoam printmaking is simple, bold, and customizable.
- Craftulate’s prints with a mesh fruit bag would be a great way to teach texture.
- I love how Hand Made Kids Art made bubble wrap prints with a rolling pin.
Here’s some more fun with recycled materials.
- B-Inspired Mama‘s kiddos made paintings with plastic bottles.
- Danya Banya used cardboard tubes to make both fireworks prints and heart stamps.
These bloggers cleverly made prints with the random foam pieces that seem to accumulate in your house when you have kids.
- Crafts on Sea made stamps from bottle caps and stickers.
- Mini Monets and Mommies cut up some flip-slops, because why not?
- Rhythms of Play made gorgeous, colorful prints from foam blocks.
There are so many fun printmaking projects included here! I can’t wait to try some of these with my daughter. She loves art 🙂 Thank you for including “Painting with Foam Blocks.”
Cindy, The Art Curator for Kids
You’re welcome! 🙂