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Kids in the kitchen papier mache animals

Jon Papier Mache Activity: Create papier mache minibeasts for the kitchen     

How long: 2 hrs

Cost: £1 

What you’ll need: Newspaper, balloons, paint and flour/water or papier mache paste

Directions: Inflate your balloon, not too much the smaller the balloon the faster it will dry.

Rip your paper into strips or squares.  Create a paste with 220 g flour and 200 ml water or you can use a paper mache mix or PVA glue diluted with water.

Cover the balloon with papier mache and allow to dry completely, this may take a day or two. Paint yellow with black stripes add wings as a sting for a bumble bee but run with your imagination and decorate however you wish.

Below is our printable guide, just right click with your mouse to save, print and get crafting.

Need more ideas?  Make sure you check out our handy checklist with 20 activities to entertain "Kids In The Kitchen" this summer. 

Activity Sheet 12 Kitchen Characters

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