Fevicol or Vamicol
Choose a design for the block. The design should be composed of only lines
Copy the design onto the cardboard piece using a carbon paper
Cut off the heads from the matchsticks, using the knife.
Apply adhesive to one side of a matchstick
Stick it on a line in the design
Similarly cover all the lines with matchsticks.
Safety tip – Be careful while using the knife.
Paper or Cloth
Thin the paint slightly onto the plate.
Coat the block with the paint, using the brush.
Now press the block, with the painted side down, onto the surface being decorated.
Tip – wipe clean the block in between stamping
You can buy wooden blocks from the market our make your own blocks – Matchstick block, natural blocks, Play dough blocks. Use food colours for toddlers