Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Papier Mache Jelly Fish






Thanks Pinterest for the idea!

4 comments:

  1. Wow! How cute and simple! It's great to be able to share papier mache with students--it's great to make something 3d out of things that wouldl just be thrown away! FUN! Thank you for sharing!

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  2. So simple and cute! But after a bad experience with balloons, I'm a little afraid of using them for papier-mache. Why hasn't anyone else had the crazy problem I had? (Late in the afternoon, when the school had emptied except for me, I thought I heard gunshots. One by one the balloons - all covered with wet newspaper still - were popping. I spent an hour blowing up fresh balloons inside of dozens of collapsing balloon shapes! UGH)

    What kind of goo did you use for the papier-mache? And did you do a newspaper layer or go straight to the tissue papers?

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    1. Phyl I used styrofoam bowls and plastic seran wrapped bowls. Then we used watered down modge podge or glue and water to pain the strips on both sides and smooth down.

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  3. Wow that is a bad experience Phyl! I use school smart art paste. We did a layer of thin white paper then the tissue over the top (in the same class). I notice at my school where my art room is on the second floor, those balloons lost their air a lot faster than my other school on the first floor. Was it really humid in your room that night??

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