September 28, 2011

Apple Stamping.

Since we've been talking about apples this week, I thought it would be a great time to try apple stamping. I first saw this idea here at No Time for Flashcards.

First I cut the apple in half lengthwise.


Then I cut a couple notches to make it easier for Red's little hands to hold onto.



Then I got out the red paint and let him go to it. At first he tried sliding it back and forth across the paper like a brush.


Then I showed him how to stamp it a few times, and he liked that much better. He liked to say "stamp" each time he whacked it down.






And here was his finished masterpiece.





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