Lesson 2: Texture and pattern: Printing

Children imprint texture and pattern into a piece of playdough using a selection of clay tools and everyday objects, then create prints from their blocks by applying ink to the surface and placing a piece of paper on top

Learning Objectives

  • Making a printing block using playdough

  • Pressing an object into the block to create texture and pattern

  • Printing using my playdough block

Teacher Video: Playdough printing

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Paul Carney,  
Art & Design specialist
Paul has 22 years experience of teaching art as a specialist subject in both Primary and Secondary schools. He is a council member with the The National Society for Education and his expertise has led him to deliver CPD for…
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