Papier mache Gup-A

60 minutes This should take about 60 mins

You will need:

  • Print-out (1 page)
  • Balloon
  • Water
  • PVA glue
  • Shredded newspaper
  • Paint brush
  • Blue paint
  • Yellow paint
  • White paint
  • Blue card
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Scissors (grown-up use only)
  • Sticky tape
  • Two ice lolly sticks
  • Three milk carton lids
  • Modelling clay
  • One pom pom

Remember to ask a Grown-up for help.

Part 1

First, get a grown-up to blow up a round balloon. Now you need to make the papier mache. To do this, mix equal parts of water to the glue to make a paste. Take strips of paper and cover them well with the paste.

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