Get Crafty: Cork-Print Trees

Since the weather has been so nice, we haven’t been doing as many craft projects.
So, during one rainy day, I decided it was time to get crafting again and we made cork-print trees.
I pulled this project together quickly and as a result the set-up and clean-up was rather easy, which left plenty of time for fun.

 

Materials Needed:
Cork
Paint
Construction paper
Marker

 

I drew the trunk and branches on brown sheets of construction paper with a marker.
Then I gave each girl a wine cork and some green paint. I demonstrated how to do the stamping.
Lizzie had fun with the stamping. AJ decided that rolling the cork was much more fun!

 

Look at those hands! After AJ was tired of rolling the paint on her picture, she started rolling it in her hands.
Good thing we were using the washable paints!

 

 

You can see the results here, one cork stamped and the other cork rolled! All in all, this was an easy and fun project that you could pull together in no time.
Have you ever used corks for stamps before?

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Terri is a writer and mom of two elementary-aged girls. She has a passion for learning and is always looking for ways to make learning fun. You can find her at Better Than Homework where she shares fun learning activities or Creative Family Fun where she shares art, craft, and family fun ideas.

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