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Playdough Printing

by Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book

Preschool-size hands can easily use Playdough as a stamp or a printmaking tool.


Materials

  • Playdough
  • Tools for making a design (pencil, bottle cap, cookie cutter, cooking utensils)
  • Print pad
  • Paper

Directions

  1. Roll playdough into a ball and flatten it until it is about two inches thick.
  2. On one side of the dough, press in a design using a pencil, bottle cap, cookie cutter, or other cooking utensil.
  3. Gently press the clay onto the print pad then onto paper.
  4. Repeat using various colors and designs.

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

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