How toMake Instant Printing Blocks (K-8)
8 steps
What you’ll need
3 or more
Water Based Markers
1/4 block per student for many experiments
Paper or Post Its
1 per student
Styrofoam / Coated Paper Plate
1 each, assorted sizes fine
Block of Pine
One per student, 3" x 3" or smaller
Sticky Foam Pieces
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Gather your materials - markers, scissors, block, sticky foam, plate, paper
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Draw a shape and cut. If letters, draw on back paper and cut (will come out reversed, it's ok!)
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Cut the shape to fit your block if needed.
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Create a layer of color on your plate - this is your ink!
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Ink your block by pressing into the color. You may need to do more than once.
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You can use lots of course if you'd like - create "rainbow"blends
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You can create multiple patterns on the same block!
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Use your color palette wisely - try not to muddy the colors.
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