Check out this fun video for a quick kids craft….all with potatoes!!
It was fun, cute, and simple to collect materials. It took me about 5 minutes to get it all together and the kids loved it!
The potatoes weren’t going to be good much longer so I was okay, with using them for a craft. It worked out great because in our busy move into a new home, added with lots of construction, my paintbrushes had been lost in the shuffle! The potatoes made kid-friendly paintbrushes!
The best part was….It was so cute and incredibly simple!
Quick Materials for the Fish Potato Stamp Craft::
Mommy cut potatoes into shapes for safety with a cutting knife
optional: marker for blue ocean background, paint trays made from upcylced cereal box
Jack loved pressing and smooshing around the different potato stamps.
Simple Instructions for the Fish Potato Stamp Craft:
I prepped the potatoes, by cutting them while the kids finished up breakfast.
For the fish stamp, I just cut 2 triangles out of the tail and kept the rounded shape of the potatoes for the round head.
I cut some circles, squares, and triangles too!
After cutting the potato pieces, I added paint to the cardboard paint trays.
I had the kids color their paper plates with light blue markers and
Hailey loved perfectly pressing down on the fish stamp!
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Add more learning Fun:
Math: Counting the potatoes, counting the fish you create, discussing shapes.
Writing: Write on the back of the plate a new sentence about the ocean!
Science: Talk about the ocean environments for fish.
Faith: Share the story of how Jesus’ miracles of the 5 loaves and 2 fish!
Mattie loved mixing the colors together!