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Mushroom Prints

Invite your child to stamp her way to creativity.
 

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Creativity

What you need:

  • mushrooms (any gilled variety will do)
  • stamp pad
  • matte paper

What to do:

  1. Cut off the stems of the mushrooms, being careful to leave the gills (the papery ribs on the underside of the cap) intact.
     
  2. Press the stamp pad onto the underside of the mushroom cap and repeat until the ink covers the surface.
     
  3. Gently, but firmly, press the caps (ink side down) onto the paper.
     
  4. Try making cards, posters, bookmarks, personalized stationery, or anything else you might think of.

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