Valentine heart potato printing


heart potato printing painting ideas young children

I was quite surprised how well the heart shape turned out. Rowan really enjoyed this and we now have heart shapes potato prints on some of our cupboard doors!

 

What you need:

  • a large potato
  • sharp knife
  • red, pink and purple paints
  • paper, we used A3 size

 

How you make your potato print picture:

I find this works best if you don’t use too much paint. Lots of paint makes the potato slide all over the paper. It doesn’t really matter, you just can’t see the shapes as clearly.

Here’s the potato printer


 

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