By some estimates, the UK uses 227,000 miles of wrapping paper each year. Conventional wrapping paper is often made with plastic, giving it a shiny or crunchy feel. This calls for us to reflect on our gifting decisions.
In this activity you will be shaping a potato into a stamp using a paper clip. You will dip your unique potato stamp shape into paint and press against brown paper to make a decorative gift wrapping paper.
Think about combining stamps to make more complex patterns like the friendly penguin in the picture above.
You could also use a range of colours and overlap your pattern, but do remember to let the paint dry on each round, otherwise you could end up with a brown blur.