Craft Foam Stamps

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Make your own custom stamps out of a few materials!

This activity is great for ages 5+

Designed for a lesson on patterns in a textiles summer camp.

Supplies:

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Ballpoint pen
  • Scissors or xacto knife
  • Craft foam/EVA foam
  • Something flat and sturdy to attach foam to
  • Hot Glue
  • Stamp pad

Step 1: Design, Draw, and Cut Out!

Sketch out your stamp design on paper

Using a ballpoint pen transfer your design onto the foam

Using scissors or an xacto blade to cut out!

Step 2: Add Details

Using the ballpoint pen add details by pressing the pen into the foam squishing it down creating a void where ink will not be able to touch!

Step 3: Glue Onto Backing Board

Plug in hot glue gun and add hot glue onto the back of the stamp

Place backing board on the glued stamp

** HOT GLUE GUNS ARE HOT **

Step 4: Stamp All the Things!

Time to use your stamp on all the things!

Enjoy!

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    Rae1929

    23 days ago

    Wow! The possibility’s are endless! Thank you for sharing.

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    xxmediumRae1929

    Reply 22 days ago

    I've had campers and students print on a variety of different materials. So far i've loved printing on fabric and making my own wrapping paper! Im glad you enjoyed it!

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    seamster

    24 days ago

    Very simple idea, but excellent. Thank you!

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