Friday, August 16, 2013

Creating Stamps to Create Pictures

This is a very interesting step-by-step tutorial on how to create stamps.  In the school setting I'll probably use cut-up kitchen sponges or some other absorbent material to make the stamps.
Geometric Stamp Town

Imagine students using stamps to write their names---sketch their school layout---draw real or pretend maps of their neighborhoods or places they like to go?

Pencil grasp, scissor accuracy, spatial relations, sequencing...oh, the skills we'll practice!

And, here are more ideas:
More Stamp Picture Ideas

These remind me of Ed Emberley's books:  Ed Emberley

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