Children’s Day is just around the corner and we’ve got an activity that will take you for a trip down memory lane. Remember the good ol’ letter writing days when we’d walk to the local store to buy postage stamps? Well, we’ve come up with our own version of a postage stamp that depicts childhood for us. Are you ready to begin Children’s Day special postage stamp?
Parental Involvement: Medium
Duration: 25 minutes
Skills acquired: Creativity, Imagination, Communication
- Sketch pen
- Punching machine
- Masking tape
- A pair of scissors
Instructions for Children’s Day Special Postage Stamp Activity:
- Draw a border on a rectangular piece of paper.
- Punch holes along the borders on all four sides.
- With a pair of scissors, cut the border in such a way that the punched holes are cut in half.
- Paint the background in the colour of your choice. Stick masking tape along the rim of the stamp so that paint does not spill onto the border.
- With a black sketch pen, draw on the stamp (anything you wish!). Don’t forget to add a value to it!
- Remove the masking tape once dry!
Ta-da! Your stamp is ready!
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