Warli art with a Potato stamp

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This one is for you R’s mom .. Block printing is an activity that can be enjoyed by kids as young as 2 years old. As long as they have a grip it is fine.Here’s one more for the Artsy-Craftsy-June

It got me thinking that there should be an easier way to teach kids how to make a warli stick figure and I thought why not create a stamping kit at home. I made a simple potato stamp for Lil p as detailed below..


I showed her a few stamped prints


and lil p set to work on her own after that




Link in your old or new DIY projects that are based on any folk craft style of India or the world at the Artsy-Craftsy-June-2011 page..

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  1. Love your litl’ one’s work and your work on the yellow paper…

    You can try fabric printing also with these – You can use lady’s finger and onions too… dipped in paint…!!

  2. I am humbled..you went through all this for the non-crafty me…thats so sweet πŸ™‚ thanks thanks πŸ™‚

    I am going to try this with R…I dont know how much I can cut the potato into that shape..but if not warli we will do ‘R-li’…will try over the weekend and let you know

  3. wonderful idea! and lil’P is a leftie?!! I love people using left hand to write, play etc (read left hand cricketers.)…

  4. @disha: Hey! put up some latest pics of shreyas
    @sands: πŸ™‚ Pics plssssssssss
    @manasi : Nikki is so grown up that she can do potato printing!!! U’ve been away too long lady!

  5. Soooo nice! Wish I was half as crafty as you are :(! Easy to watch, but so hard to replicate and find the time to do it!