Papier-Mache for Kids

by Sheila McGraw

Firefly Books | October 1, 1991 | Trade Paperback

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Step-by-step, easy instructions show how to make pigs, cats, masks, monsters and more. Eight great projects in all! Everyone has the basic ingredients for papier-mâché around the house - newspaper, flour and water - and everyone can do this creative, satisfying craft that allows you to build big, small, crazy and decorative sculpture.

More than 150 color pictures guide you through the steps and show lots of variations on the results. Try it - it''s fun!

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 72 Pages, 7.87 × 7.87 × 0 in

Published: October 1, 1991

Publisher: Firefly Books

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0920668933

ISBN - 13: 9780920668931

Found in: Papercrafts
Appropriate for ages: 10 - 12

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Papier-Mache for Kids

Papier-Mache for Kids

by Sheila McGraw

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 72 Pages, 7.87 × 7.87 × 0 in

Published: October 1, 1991

Publisher: Firefly Books

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0920668933

ISBN - 13: 9780920668931

Table of Contents

Getting Started

  • What is Papier-Mâché?
  • What Does It Look Like?
  • How Long Does It Take?
  • What Do You Need?
  • How Messy Is It?
  • How Do You Do It?
  • How to Use This Book?

Projects

  • Vases
  • Bangles
  • Masks
  • Archnamania
  • Piggy Party
  • Yipers! Vipers!
  • Fat Cats
  • Monsters

Finishing

  • Painting Papier-Mâché
  • Sponge Painting
  • Découpage
  • Potato Printing
  • Pulp
  • Baker''s Clay
  • Add-ons

From the Publisher

Step-by-step, easy instructions show how to make pigs, cats, masks, monsters and more. Eight great projects in all! Everyone has the basic ingredients for papier-mâché around the house - newspaper, flour and water - and everyone can do this creative, satisfying craft that allows you to build big, small, crazy and decorative sculpture.

More than 150 color pictures guide you through the steps and show lots of variations on the results. Try it - it''s fun!

About the Author

Sheila McGraw is author of Painting and Decorating Furniture, Papier Mâché Today, Gifts Kids Can Make, Dolls Kids Can Make, and Soft Toys to Sew. She is the illustrator of the best-selling children''s books Love You Forever, and Lightning Bug Thunder as well as author/illustrator of Pussycats Everywhere.

Sheila McGraw

From Our Editors

By experimenting and simplifying, papier mache expert Sheila McGraw has created a how-to book for kids with projects that fit the level of skill, the hand-size, and the attention span of children. Each how-to step is matched with a clear, full-color photograph and concise, simple directions. Clear symbols denote where an adult's help or supervision may be needed. 145 photographs

Appropriate for ages: 10 - 12

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