Writing, painting and printing with carrots :: Easter crafts

Easter crafts with a dash of fun – have you tried writing, painting and printing with carrots?

Writing and printing with carrots - fun and easy Easter craft for kids!

Writing and printing with carrots :: Easter crafts

What’s the perfect art material for some Easter art? Carrots of course! The children have been experiementing with different ways to make their mark with them this week.

easter crafts carrotsWe set out some plates with orange and white paint, dipped in our carrots and tried some painting. They discovered they could write their names with carrots too.

easter art with carrots

We cut off the ends from a few of the carrots, and they tried some printing – creating pages full of stamps, with lots of lovely paint texture.

easter crafts carrot printing

Then one of them realised you could cut out shapes from the sides of the carrots to make all sorts of different stamps.

carrot easter craft

They added in some white paint…carrtot printing easter artand stamped out bunny rabbit shapes. Have you ever tried painting with carrots?

easter rabbit craft carrot printingMore Easter art and play

If you have carrots – try this spring sensory tub!

Spring sensory play activities for kids - fun for Easter too!And try this technique for watercolor spring flowers as an interesting contrast to your printing.

Beautiful spring art for kids: try this watercolor flowers technique

An excellent resource of preschool activities, toghether with 10 printables. Includes math, literacy, art, science and play ideas for thre to fice year olds. Click through to download your copy.

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