Heart Potato Prints

Supplies needed:  Potato,Knife,Paper,Red paint,Pencil, Paper plate,and White construction paper

Cut a potato in half.  Draw an outline of a heart on the cut surface of one half.  Carve away some of the potato around the heart shape.  Be sure the heart shape clearly sticks out from the rest of the potato.  Pour some red paint onto a thick paper plate.  Dip the potato into the paint and stamp onto the white construction paper to make heart designs.Potato with Heart Print

If you have a heart-shaped cookie cutter you can use it to make the heart shape and then chisel away the parts of the potato that are around the outline of the heart.

You can also stamp out heart person by adding lines for legs, arms, hair, and facial features.  Have fun stamping with a potato.

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