Styrofoam Printmaking!

Styrofoam Printmaking for Kids (Block Printing) – Happy HooligansCut the bottom to fit the card (or paper) that you’ll be printing on.”}]},{“@type”:”HowToStep”,”url”:”″,”name”:”Draw your design”,”itemListElement”:[{“@type”:”HowToDirection”,”text”:”Using a pencil, draw your image on the styrofoam, pressing firmly to engrave your image into the foam.

Alternatively, you could draw your image on a thin piece of paper and then trace it firmly on to your styrofoam

Note: Remember to write any letters/words backwards as the finished print will be a mirror image of your styrofoam design (see image).”}],”image”:{“@type”:”ImageObject”,”@id”:”″,”inLanguage”:”en-US”,”url”:””,”width”:600,”height”:400,”caption”:”styrofoam print christmas card words backwards”}},{“@type”:”HowToStep”,”url”:”″,”name”:”Gather your printing materials”,”itemListElement”:[{“@type”:”HowToDirection”,”text”:”Place the following on a flat, even work surface: blank greeting card, your styrofoam image, paper plate, paint roller, paint.”}]},{“@type”:”HowToStep”,”url”:”″,”name”:”Load roller with paint”,”itemListElement”:[{“@type”:”HowToDirection”,”text”:”Squeeze a good amount of paint on to a paper plate and roll the roller back and forth through it until it’s completely and generously covered. “}]},{“@type”:”HowToStep”,”url”:”″,”name”:”Make your print”,”itemListElement”:[{“@type”:”HowToDirection”,”text”:”Roll your paint roller back and forth over your styrofoam design, making sure the entire surface is covered with paint.

Flip the styrofoam over and press it down on your card. Continue to press and rub the styrofoam firmly with your hands, taking care not to disturb the placement of the styrofoam.

Carefully lift the styrofoam off the card to reveal your print!”}]},{“@type”:”HowToStep”,”url”:”″,”name”:”Repeat to make more prints”,”itemListElement”:[{“@type”:”HowToDirection”,”text”:”Allow your styrofoam template to dry for a minute or two and then repeat the process with a different colour.”}]}],”inLanguage”:”en-US”}]}]]>