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Level: Primary, Junior, Middle School
Grades: K - Gr. 8 | Age: 5-14 yrs | Written by: Gullion
[Gullion is an art educator at Eddyville/Blakesburg in Ottumwa, Iowa]

Students will use yarn to create a stamp for printmaking.

What You Need:
What You Do:
  1. On one piece of cardboard, have your students use crayons to draw an underwater scene. At this point, they do not draw in a fish.
  2. On another piece of cardboard or oak tag, have your students draw a fish.
  3. Then, have your students outline the fish with glue. Then, they should apply yarn to the glue.
  4. Let the yarn and glue dry.
  5. Students then apply printing ink (or paint) to the yarn fish and then press the fish onto the underwater scene to create a print.
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