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How to Do Paper Maché with Kindergarten

Paper maché with young students can quickly become a living nightmare in the art room. It seems like there’s no stopping the spread of paper maché paste from those little hands to every. single. surface. in the room. Not to mention the goop that gets on your one nice pair of pants and all over Jimmy’s hair. If you’ve wanted to do paper maché in your room but have been holding back due to fear, I’ve got solutions for you! Watch the video for some practical tips to keep things manageable and stress-free.


Tell us, what are your best tips for keeping paper maché under control? 

Does anyone have a great paper maché project to share? 

7 years ago

Amanda Heyn is the Director of K-12 Professional Development at The Art of Education. She enjoys helping to create relevant, engaging PD just for art teachers.