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Get Creative with These Kids Ink Pads

Step-by-step photo instruction how to make a greeting card with a flower. Step 3.2. Paint the edges of carved hearts with an ink pad. High quality photo

Everyone loves to play with colors, but especially for kids, playing with art supplies can help to build imagination and spark creativity. And a fun way to do this is through stamp arts. Whether you’re introducing younger children to the world of stamps and printing or giving middle schoolers more creative supplies, check out these ink pads that are perfect for kids.

We like that these kids’ ink pads are large enough to capture handprints to make mementos and gifts. You’ll also get a carrying case that makes this a travel-friendly crafting pick.

We like that these kids’ ink pads come with 16 vibrant colors saturated in water-soluble ink that cleans up quickly with soap and water. And the cases are stackable for easy storage.

You’ll get 24 colors in this set of kids’ ink pads. Have fun playing with the pinks, blues, purples, yellows, greens and browns. And as is common, these inks are water-soluble for easy cleanup.

A nice aspect that sets this kids’ ink pad set apart from the others is that includes metallic hues such as gold and silver. The smaller size is perfect for finger painting too.

We also like that these kids’ ink pads are stackable for quick and easy storage when arts and crafts time is done.

Expert Commentary

These versatile ink pads are an excellent way to make arts and crafts time more interesting. They can be used for various home projects, from designing scrapbooks and greeting cards to creative finger painting. Ink pads also make playtime more interactive and hands-on and even lets multiple participants take part. Make playtime much more colorful with these kids’ ink pads.

Our Expert Consultant

Melissa Spurling

Melissa holds a doctorate in pharmacy and is a home educator, co-teaching a high school chemistry class and a primary school class. Having taught two of her own children to read, write and traverse Singapore Math, Melissa has spent hundreds, if not thousands of hours researching and testing curriculum.


About The Author

Dorian Smith-Garcia

Dorian Smith-Garcia is a bridal and beauty expert/influencer and the creative director behind The Anti Bridezilla. She is a diverse writer across beauty, fashion, travel, consumer goods, and tech. When Dorian’s not writing she’s collecting stamps in her passport, learning new languages, or spending time with her husband and daughter.


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