Homemade Stamps

Use recycled materials and found objects to make stamps!

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.

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Homemade Stamps
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1 Your Guide

Amber Santos Learn more about me

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.

2 Materials Needed

Recycled items (foam, cardboard 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 (big paper can be used as wrapping paper)

3 Learning Focus

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

4 Registration

You’re selecting a Realtime Single A one-time Livestreamed Activity led by a qualified Guide.

5 Best Suited For:

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.