Papier-Mâché Dinosaur Egg

7-10 year olds | two hours

Go back to prehistoric times with your own papier-mâché dinosaur egg! You can even fill it with surprises like including a miniature dinosaur.

What You'll Need

  • Newspapers
  • Balloon
  • Flour-water glue
  • Paint, markers, etc.


1. Blow up a balloon.
2. Tear strips of newspaper.
3. Dip each strip of paper into flour-water glue and wrap around the balloon.
4. Do at least two layers surrounding the balloon. After each layer, let it dry overnight.
5. Pop and remove the balloon.
6. Decorate the egg with paint, markers, etc.
7. Enjoy your dinosaur egg!

Tags: papier mache

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