Did you know before the printer was invented, books were written by hand? That must have taken forever!

Find out how the invention of printers make us smarter, how we print so many colours with just 4 colours and how to print on stuff that’s not paper! All in this month’s How To Print Anything.

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ACTIVITIES COMING YOUR WAY

Play 1: Printing Plate

The first printers carved individual letters on blocks, arranged them and stamped them on paper.

Carve your own printing plate to print anything. You’ll even get to print your name in ancient letters!

Stuff you need from home:
Scrap paper, pencil and scissors.

 

 

Play 2: My Favourite Colours

Most printers only have 4 colours – Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black. How do you print colourful books and photographs with only 4 colours?

Find out how and make your own colour palette like how the big brands do!

Stuff you need from home:
Palette/ egg carton, water, mixing bowl, scrap paper and kitchen towel.

 

 

Play 3: Sticker Maker

Can’t get enough of stickers? Now you can make your own!

All you need is a design, some water and tape. You’ll be designing your own stickers in no time.

Stuff you need from home:
Water, bowl, scissors and metal spoon.