Discover Chinese Tradition: Create a Unique "Chop"
Since ancient times, Chinese people have signed artwork and official documents with their names as well as a chop. The chop is a symbol, typically set inside a square, or four squares within a larger square. It usually contains unique calligraphic characters or motifs. Help your child design and print his own chop! This activity provides a perfect opportunity to teach him about an ancient Chinese tradition that still exists in present day.
What You Need:
- Potato, sponge, Styrofoam, or large eraser (optional)
- Watercolor paint or ink