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Prep Printing Art

We introduced the idea of printing today using milk bottle lids as our stamp. It was interesting to hear the definitions that the students had of printing before we started. Most told me how you put a picture into a machine and it comes out the other side the same. A few said you can print from a computer too. It was a good start because we knew that printing means you can copy an image.

The first step for the students was to brush paint onto their lids, they experimented to find that you could get as many as four prints from the one application of paint. As they are working on being their own teacher and visible learners I encourage them to try out ideas and see what works for them.

It was a very successful session printing onto paper plates with 4 colours (red, blue, fluro yellow and black) which will then become clowns next week.

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