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Cardboard Stamps

Play with patterns by making a stamp out of cardboard from a cereal or granola bar box!


  • Cardboard box
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Tape
  • Acrylic or tempera paint
  • Water in spray bottle (if your paint is thick)
  • Paint brush
  • Flat paint palette or plate
  • Paper (white or color)


  1. Cut cardboard box into strips
  2. Wrap cardboard strips around pencil to curl
  3. Tape cardboard strips together
  4. While taping, be sure one side of your stamp is level/flat
  5. Spread paint flat on plate
  6. Dip stamp into paint & press onto paper!
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