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Papier Mache World Globe

Duration: any

Age: child, parent

Skill for Bub: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun

summary:

We made a glob of the world, we used old news papers. Made a paste with flour and water, blew up an old balloon and stuck the paper to it. Let it dry and coloured the globe world colours, great fun!

We made a glob of the world, we used old news papers. Made a paste with flour
and water, blew up an old balloon and stuck the paper to it. Let it dry and
coloured the globe world colours, great fun!!!!!
- Georgina Winchcombe, Auckland     

Equipment:

  • Balloon
  • Newspaper
  • Glue; bought or home made (flour and water mixed to a paste)
  • Paint and brushes
  • Glitter and more glue

Directions:

  • This takes some time so plan a few days.
  • Slowly build up the layers of paper around the inflated balloon.
  • Allow each layer to dry before adding a new one.
  • When your layers resemble a world globe, get out the paint and brushes.