Clay Stamping

Clay Stamping

You can press clay on just about anything to create a unique, one-of-a-kind stamp. Small, flat objects like leaves or flowers are especially beautiful!

Ages:
3 - 12
Est. Time:
<30 mins

How we did it:

Materials List

  1. air dry clay
  2. paint
  3. paper
  4. leaves, flowers, or other small objects (or other small objects)
  5. paper towel
  1. Gather your materials and protect your workspace with newspapers or a paper bag.

  2. Pour a small amount of paint onto a plate. Break off a handful of clay, shape it into a circle, and gently press it onto a leaf or flower. It helps to pinch the top of the clay ball to form a handle.

  3. Pour a small amount of paint onto a plate. Break off a handful of clay, shape it into a circle, and gently press it onto a leaf or flower. It helps to pinch the top of the clay ball to form a handle.

  4. Try pressing different objects into the clay. Stamp as many patterns as you like. (Just remember, your clay will eventually dry out if you let it stay out too long.)