Making Prints with Cut Straws: Perfect for Spring & Memorial Day!

Preschool and Kindergarten Print Making Kids Craft
Photo Source: puttiprapancha.blogspot.com

We found this fantastic print-making tutorial at Putti Prapancha using cut drinking straws and thought it would be a perfect spring or memorial day project!

Supplies You'll Need

Use the cut straws {of various sizes} to create stars in the night sky, flower petals, the center of a flower, or even patriotic 'fireworks' for Memorial Day! Explore the effect of swirling/twirling the straw, layering the different size straw prints, and using the prints to create new objects - furry aliens, the face of a shaggy dog or cat {or lion!}, pom poms for a cheerleader, etc.

Here's an example of an alien and lion...

Print Making Kids Craft

Be sure to visit Putti Prapancha for directions on how to cut the straws and for more great pictures!

Want More Ideas Like This?

Enter your email address below to receive creative teaching ideas PLUS exclusive discounts on your classroom supplies!