AHEAD: Kitchen Tool Stamping Earth Day is a fun and easy craft for toddlers, preschoolers and even older kids. Create Earth like prints using paint and kitchen tools shaped like circles!
Kitchen Tool Painting
Have you ever painted using your common kitchen tools? If you haven’t, you are in for a fun treat and if you have then you know how fun and easy it can be. For this activity I grabbed a few circle shaped kitchen tools such as a potato masher and measuring cup. You can also use the bottoms of muffin tins, plastic cups or bowls.
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Earth Day Painting
Pour your washable paints into two bowls. Grab your brush and start painting the bottom of your circle kitchen tools with both the green and blue paint.
Then turn it over and stamp it on the white paper. I covered my entire table with white paper to allow my kids the ability to stamp all over.
Want to extend the fun with older kids?
Have them create the entire solar system using the kitchen tools!
Skill Development Opportunities for Kitchen Tool Stamping Earth Day Craft
This activity is great for Colour Recognition, Language and Vocabulary Development, Hand-Eye Coordination, Fine Motor Skills, Problem Solving, Emotional Development, Trial & Error, Visual Perception, Cognitive Development, Imaginative and Sensory Play.
My twins are 3 years old and my eldest is 6. This activity is ideal for 2 year old toddlers and up.
Looking for more Earth Day crafts and activities? Check out this round up of some amazing and fun ideas:
- Circle kitchen tools such as potato masher, measuring cups, plastic cups, bowls
- Green and blue washable paints
- White paper
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