Easter Egg Potato Printing

easter egg potato printing

When I opened the cupboard the other day I found half a bag of potatoes that weren’t going exactly at their best, so we used to them to have a go at making Easter egg potato stamps!

I cut each potato in half and used a sharp knife to cut out some designs. This is actually quite tricky!

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I then put out some paint on paper plates, and then we dipped the potato into the paint and then pressed it against the paper to leave a print.

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I think they look pretty good!

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If you taped a roll of lining paper down to the table and printed all over it you could make some really unique Easter wrapping paper

Whilst the kids were napping, I had a go at using a paintbrush to paint the potato so you could use more colours.

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26 thoughts on “Easter Egg Potato Printing

    1. They are difficult, we just did some really basic straight lines (and got hubby to do some!)

  1. OMG! I used to do this as a child and had forgot all about it! Thanks for sharing, I know what I’ll be doing with my girls this weekend! Thanks for linking up #binkylinky

  2. What a great idea! I’m looking to do more crafts with my daughter so will definitely add this to the list 🙂 x

  3. I can remember potato printing as a child and tried it with my eldest but my little haven’t tried it with me at home. Great idea and something to try for Easter!

  4. Fantastic! I love this idea. I’d like to try this with my children. Potato printing is ace!

  5. What a fab idea! For some unknown reason I ordered two bags of potatoes and am struggling to find uses for all of them! This is perfect timing, thank you 🙂

  6. Such a great idea for Easter and we haven’t done any potato printing for ages. Thanks so much for linking to the #pinitparty. Have pinned 🙂

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