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20 resources with the keyterm paper mache

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Lesson: Scaled Up

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Do you ever think about what it takes for an artist to create a larger-than-life sculpture? Kids examine the piece, Scottish Angus Cow and Calf as it relates to scale, scale conversion, and artistic craft. They then use scale conversions...
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Bird of Peace

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students discuss the saying "If you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem". They brainstorm and create a list universal symbols for peace. They create a paper mache Bird of Peace using recycled paper, balloons and glue.
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Make a Tray for Mother's Day

For Teachers K - 6th
Students create a Mother's Day gift. In this arts and crafts activity, students use paper mache to make a tray.
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Bottle Dolls/Figurative Sculpture

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students use water bottles with sand in them (to give stability) They add heads made of crumpled newspaper with masking tape. They paper mache the entire figure and make them into people or animals. Students add paint and accessories...
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Make Your Own Trashasaurus Rex Sculpture

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students explore environmental awareness through reusing materials. In this environmental awareness lesson, students use trash to create a "trashasaurus," a large dinosaur sculpture made from waste. Detailed structure and papier-mâché...
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Sculpt-a-Planet

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students study the moon and the planets. They create a painted, paper mache moon or planet sculpture.
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Fantasy Faces: Gargoyles

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students create gargoyles out of paper mache. Instructions for making paper mache pulp are included.
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Let Me Out! Dino Eggs

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students conduct research about animals that lay eggs such as reptiles and birds. After identifying characteristics of reptiles and discussing the connection to dinosaurs, they create a three-dimensional paper mache dinosaur egg with a...
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Paper Mache Piggy Banks

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students create a paper mache piggy bank of their own design.
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Paper Mache Caterpillar

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students read The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, and practice fine motor skills by using scissors and newsprint strips, and balloons to create paper mache caterpillars.
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Balloon Eggs

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students create a balloon egg out of a blown up balloon with paper mache. In this art lesson, students decorate  the egg after it is hard with markers or paint and then use it as a pinata.
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Applied Science - Technology Lab

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students concoct glue. In this Applied Science lesson, students experiment with different amounts of flour and water to make their own glue. Students use their glue for a paper mache project.
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Incredible Geometric Eggs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create something out of a paper mache egg. In this creative geometry instructional activity, students convert a paper mache egg into something geometric that can stand without support. They are also expected to write a short...
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Paper Mache - Identity

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners identify characteristics of art of Ken Parker, create hand sculptures inspired by Ken Parker's work, develop skills related to working with paper mache, and create abstract versions of their hands.
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When a Chair is More than A Chair.....

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research an artist of their choice and design a piece of art that represents that artist to them. They make sketches, plan their armature, cut out armature, pad with newspapers and apply layers of paper mach??.
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GUITARS AS SCULPTURE

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss guitars, pointing out different parts of the guitar, compare/contrast guitars from different times, imagine they are designers hired to build a new age guitar, create many preliminary sketches, choose one, and begin...
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Paper Mache Globes

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders create a paper mache model of the earth. At the conclusion of a discussion about the earth, they are given paper mache materials, they create their globe and appropriately draw and label landforms, bodies of water and the...
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Paper Mache Planets

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students make planets of the solar system out of balloons, flower, and water. For this planets lesson plan, students make paper mache planets after learning about the solar system.
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ARTQUARIUM

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify different underwater creatures, explain the importance of recycling in the community, plan preliminary sketches on paper, and construct and sculpt with chosen materials to create creature in paper mache.
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Papier Mache Globe

For Teachers K
Pupils use newspapers and balloons to create a paper mache globe. They define areas of land and sea with geen and blue tempera paint, then define borders with markers.