Using the ends of vegetables before we discard them to make paintings is a simple and fun activity for young children. This is an easy techniques where children can explore doing different designs and art without an adult carving edible vegetables and wasting it.
The tops of okra is easy to hold for little hands. When okra is cut, it has a beautiful design and creates the shape of a flower.
An adult needs to cut the tops and bottoms of the okra about an inch high. The rest of the okra can be used to make delicious dishes like this okra curry.
For painting you will need...
the 1" tops and bottoms of the okra
2 or more crayola poster paint or acrylic paint
dish to put the paint
paper for painting
Dip the okra piece similar to a stamp and start painting.