Potato Stamping

How-to Video:

You Will Need:

  • Potatoes
  • Paint
  • Plates or Bowls to hold paint
  • Paper
  • Knife and Cutting Board (with adult assistance)
  • Brushes (optional)


  1. Wash potatoes.
  2. Have an adult cut the potatoes.  If you want to leave a handle for easy dipping, cut the potato in half.  If you want more shapes to stamp, cut it into slices.
  3. Draw a design into the potato, either freehand or by tracing a stencil.
  4. Have an adult cut out your shapes.
  5. Either dip potatoes into paint or use a brush to paint on the color.
  6. Use your potato stamps to create a picture!

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