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.
- 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!
Participated in the
1 Hour Challenge