Homemade Stamps

Use recycled materials and found objects to make stamps!

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1 Choose My Schedule

2 Is This Activity For Me?

Tablet posing and thinking
Stick figures of varying sizes waving

My age is between 6 - 14

Yellow and blue gear

All experience levels are welcome.

Child and mother stick figure standing

I can do this independently.

An open book

All reading levels are welcome.

3 More About my Activity

Scavenge your home for recycled materials and turn them into stamps! Experiment with shape, colour, pattern and repetition and combine stamps with other media. Create an inventory of possible stamp marks and incorporate those marks into your drawings and paintings.

4 What Materials Do I Need?

Recycled items and nature items with various textures and shapes, tape, glue, string, scissors, painting supplies (acrylic paint, brushes, cup of water, paint rag, palette), paper to paint on

5 I learn useful skills too?

  • Communicating
  • Creative thinking
  • Positive personal identity & culture
  • Social awareness & responsibility

6 My Guide!

I’m of German Canadian, Anishanaabe and Metis descent. I’m a practicing artist with over 20 years of exhibiting and selling paintings and drawings, painting murals and teaching art!

I’m a beginner surfer—I’m not very good at it, but every wave I drop is worth the hundreds of wipe outs.