Elephant Hand Block Print Dupatta Kit - Educational Arts & Crafts for Kids Activity Kit
Let your kids learn about the traditional art of fabric hand block printing with this DIY Block Printing Kit. With the included paisley block print, fabric paint, sponge, and dupatta, kids can learn how the block printing technique is used to design garments.
Using this crafty DIY Block Printing Kit, paint the Paisley design that is carved onto the Sheesham wood block with the provided pink acrylic paint – or any acrylic paint of your own if you want to create a colourful decoration.
Firmly press the painted wood block onto the dupatta and carefully repeat the process if you feel like the colour hasn’t been transferred on to the fabric. Once you get the hang of it, you can go ahead and create block printings of your own accord on other garments, gift cards, bookmarks, etc. and gift them to your friends and family.
Perfect to get kids away from screens for a while and as a group activity for children during birthday parties. Makes for a thoughtful birthday gift or party favours too!
The Paisley design is one of the most ancient designs of India. Its origin roots back to Persia; the twisted teardrop design first appeared in India during the Mughal times between the years of 1526-1764 and gradually, the design started appearing on textiles and garments. Before soon, the paisley design was everywhere.This art kit is part of a series developed by Potli in India, to raise awareness of Indian traditional arts among children through fun activities. Made With Love In India is proud to collaborate with Potli to bring these kits to families in the UK.
This craft kit combines education with entertainment and engages children with non-digital and tactile play and helps enhance children’s creativity and imagination.
Materials: 100% Sheesham wood, non-toxic water-based paints, child safe
Dimensions: 33×6 cm, 500gm
Age: Ideal for ages 5 and up
Adult Assistance: Adult supervision needed as the kit contains small parts, and to read from the facts sheet.
- a Cotton Dupatta
- hand-carved wooden print stamp
- non-toxic child-safe fabric paint
- and instruction sheet on setting up your block printing table at home.
About Potli & MadeWithLoveInIndia.co.uk
Made with Love in India is thrilled to collaborate with Potli to bring a series of children’s arts & crafts kits to children in the UK. We founded Made With Love In India to encourage people beyond Indian shores to discover Indian artistic traditions and craft forms and support artisans by shopping for these beautiful products. Potli, the organisation behind this series of children’s educational art, craft, and architecture kits, was founded over a decade ago in India with the aim to reconnect children with Indian heritage through traditional art, craft, and history. Potli aims to create awareness and expand markets for artisan communities that depend on their art form for livelihood. Made with Love in India and Potli's collaboration is a marriage made in heaven and we’re just getting started!
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