Easy Papier Mache Bowl

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Create your own easy papier mache bowl from scraps of coloured paper.



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Time: 15 minutes plus several hours soaking time first and a day drying time after
Age: Any age
Level: Easy

Materials
Coloured paper
Paste - click here for a recipe
Cling wrap
Bowl of boiling water
Bowl to mold the paper mâché onto

Method
Tear the coloured paper into small pieces and soak in boiling water for several hours.



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Drain the excess water off the coloured paper and squeeze the paper.
Stir several spoonfuls of paste into the damp coloured paper pieces and mix well.



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Cover the inside or outside of a bowl with cling wrap.



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Ready for the papier mache


Start to press pieces of the coloured paper and paste mix onto the cling wrapped bowl, directly onto the cling wrap.



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Keep going to make a bowl shape.
Allow to dry for at least a day.
Once dry, lift the papier mache bowl off and then peel off the cling wrap.



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Ready to peel off the cling wrap


Allow to dry further.

You could varnish your papier mâché bowl or leave as is.



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#Any age
#Paper
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#Papier mache
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