Styrofoam Print Making

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Styrofoam paint printing stamping activity for kids - arts & crafts projects for children

A funny thing happened at dinner out with my family last night. My daughter ordered a milk, which they served to her in a to-go cup. When she finished her milk, she asked me to take it home for her. “Mama, I can make a craft out of it.” This made my night. I did bring home the cup. We rinsed it out & set it aside to dry for another day.

We did not make our cup craft last night, but we did use our take-out container for a simple & fun art project.

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Styrofoam printing is fun for kids & adults. We used a take-out container, but a Styrofoam plate would be perfect for this as well. Use a blunt tipped pencil and press into the Styrofoam to create a design. Press hard enough to create a good indent in your foam, but not too hard that it busts through. Once you have created your design, paint over your Styrofoam in a thin layer of paint & press onto a piece of paper. Press firmly all the way around & lift to reveal your print. It is that easy.

Styrofoam paint printing and stamping activity for kids - arts & crafts projects for children

I was excited we were able to put our container to good use, now I can’t wait to see what kind of creation my daughter makes out of her cup. Stay tuned.

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