DIY Bubble Wrap Stamping

Take your bubble wrap to a new level! Create bright bubble wrap art with this upcycled craft at home.

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Supplies:

  • Crayola Scissors
  • Crayola Markers
  • Pencil
  • Paper Towel Roll
  • Rubber Band
  • Cardstock
  • Crayola Washable Paint
  • Crayola Paint Brushes
  • Crayola Glue Stick
  • Bubble Wrap
  • Disposable Plates
  • Scrap Cardboard

CIY Staff Tips:

  • Experiment with the 3 techniques above for all kinds of shapes, colourways, and patterns!
  • When stamping with paper towel roll or scrap cardboard, lower gently into paint to preserve bubbly details.

Steps:

1
Step 1

To create caterpillar: Cut paper towel roll in half.

2
Step 2

Cut out bubble wrap piece large enough to cover 1 end of paper towel roll.

3
Step 3

Secure bubble wrap to end with rubber band.

4
Step 4

Pour 2–3 paint colours onto disposable plate so paints touch.

5
Step 5

Dip bubble wrap into paint.

6
Step 6

Gently stamp onto cardstock to create caterpillar body. Dry 1–2 hours.

7
Step 7

Use markers to add details.

8
Step 8

To create rainbow: Paint rainbow onto bubble wrap.

9
Step 9

Carefully flip bubble wrap and gently press onto cardstock. Dry 1–2 hours.

10
Step 10

Use markers to add details.

11
Step 11

To create fish: Sketch fish outline onto scrap cardboard. Cut out.

12
Step 12

Glue bubble wrap to cardboard and trim excess.

13
Step 13

Pour 2–3 paint colours onto a disposable plate so paints touch.

14
Step 14

Dip bubble wrap into paint.

15
Step 15

Gently stamp onto cardstock to create fish body. Dry 1–2 hours.

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Step 16

Use markers to add details.

  • Occasion:

    • Rainy Day Crafts

  • Age:

    • 4+,

    • 6+,

    • 8+


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