Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Stamping fun: Bottle, Straw and thumbprints

We made flower prints by using soda bottle, straw print for stems and thumbprint butterfly. I saw bottle flower printing on several blogs and we gave it a try.

Dip Soda Bottle bottom in paint and stamp flowers

Supplies needed:

Acrylic paint/Tempera paint
Soda bottle(just make sure the bottom has a flower shape)
Poster sheets
Paper plates for holding the paint

Steps overview

Add paint to a paper plate

Dip the bottom of soda bottle in paint

Stamp on paper

For the stems, dip the bent portion of straw in paint and stamp on paper

Make thumbprint butterflies and bumblebees


Flower prints from soda bottle on Frugal family fun blog

Buzzing little bumble bee prints on teach preschool blog


  1. Beautiful !! Love how you used the straws to make stems:)

  2. Thanks Roopa! My daughter also loved the straw prints!

  3. Now that is I call an innovative and imaginative use of a soft drink bottle!

  4. Aaah lovely! I do think bottle printing is simple fab :-)

  5. What a fun idea using the materials you have already around the house! Thanks for sharing at The Sunday Showcase!