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Paper Mâché

The Early Explorers Puppets

June 30, 2013
The Early Explorers Puppets

Early Explorers Puppets Aren’t the heads fabulous?  I was so pleased with how the puppet heads came out.  Each was unique as the explorer that they represent.  My students would compare pictures of the explorer that  they were researching and attempt to recreate him. We made them with the simple balloon and paper mache...
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Totem Pole Animals

July 7, 2011
Totem Pole Animals

Totem Poles Whether it is done simply for the fun of it or to learn more about history of other cultures making a totem pole is easy and fun to do.  Your child can pick animals they feel give them strength, courage, wisdom or just their favorites to make for their totem pole. Or...
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Celebrate Mardi Gras

January 3, 2011
Celebrate Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras is traditionally celebrated on the Tuesday prior to the beginning of Lent. Mardi Gras translated means Fat Tuesday. Many people also enjoy the Polish sweet pastry, paczki on Fat Tuesday (in English, the common pronunciation is ponch-kee). Get in the celebration by making masks and downing festive attire. Make a Mardi Gras...
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Paper Mâché Dinosaur Eggs

June 26, 2009
Eggs

  Last summer Sam had fun discovering the dinosaur eggs we had hidden in the tall grass and then figuring out how to open them during our dinosaur dig. Many of you asked how to make the eggs, so we came up with instructions to help you make the dinosaur eggs at home with...
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How to Make a Paper Mâché Dinosaur

June 19, 2009
How to Make a Paper Mâché Dinosaur

 Paper mâché cheetah   When my son was young, he always liked making paper mâché versions of the animals he was interested in or studying. We still have the models. It is a way to engage your child in their learning and making the animal models are easy to do once you understand the...
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Volcanoes

September 12, 2008
Volcano

Making volcanoes to add to your habitat will give your child an opportunity to problem solve while testing chemical reactions. How to Make Volcano Materials: small paper cup cookie sheet with edges cardboard tube newspaper masking tape paper mache mixture cardboard paint Attach a cardboard tube (empty paper towel roll works great) to the...
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How to Paper Mâché

August 8, 2008

  This is a video on how to take off the excess paper mâché mixture from the newspaper when it is dipped into the mixture. Taking off the excess mixture will allow each layer of the paper mâché to dry more quickly. Materials: 1 1⁄2 cup flour 1 cup water newspaper white tissue paper (optional)...
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