The Process of Making Paper Mache

LESSON – INTRODUCTION TO MODELING (PAPER MACHE) 

 

TOPIC
  • Introduction
  • Meaning of Paper Mache
  • Materials Used for Making Paper Mache
  • The Process of Making Paper Mache
  • Uses of Paper Mache

 

INTRODUCTION 

Modeling is the process of creating objects using soft clay and paper mache.

The moulding of objects using paper, it is called paper mache.

 

MEANING OF PAPER MACHE

Paper Mache is the method of creating objects using mashed or pounded paper mixed with starch.

 

OBJECTS PRODUCED FROM PAPER MACHE 

Below are the objects that can be mould using paper,

 

1. Lizard

2. Cup

3. Plates

4. Mask, etc.

 

MATERIALS FOR MAKING PAPER MACHE 

Below are materials used for making paper mache,

1. paper (mashed)

2. Pestle and mortar

3. Starch

4. Mould

5. Mixing bowl

6. Brush

7. Glue or gum

8. Colours

 

THE STEPS OR PROCESS OF MAKING PAPER MACHE

The process of moulding objects with paper are as follows:

 

1. Decide what you want to made.

2. Tear the newspaper into pieces.

3. Soak or dip the newspaper in water. 

4. Sieve the paper from the water.

5. Mash the paper together to give the desired result.

5. Add starch to the paper to hold it together.

6. Apply to the form gently on a sizeable flat plank. 

7. Repeat the process. 

 

USES OF PAPER MACHE 

The importance of paper Mache are as follows:

1. Decorations

2. Beautification

3. Gift

4.. Mask

5. Logo

6. Teaching material

7. Improvisation

8. Money making

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

SECTION A – Answer all the questions. 

 

1. _______ is the method of creating objects using soft clay and paper Mache.

A. Paper mache

B. Clay mache

C. Modeling

 

2. What is paper mache?

A. Creating objects using hard – soft paper.

B. Creating objects using hard paper.

C. Creating objects using soft paper.

 

Name 4 materials used for making paper mache.

 

3. ______________

4. ______________

5. ______________

6. ______________

 

7. The modeling of objects using soft paper, it is called _______.

A. paper mache

B. clay mache

C. Modeling

 

8. The modeling of objects using soft clay, it is called _______.

A. paper mache

B. clay mache

C. Modeling

 

9. Modeling is the method of creating objects using soft _______ and _______ mache.

A. paper and water

B. clay and paper

C. clay and water

 

10. Paper mache is creating objects with soft clay.

 

A. True

B. False

 

11. Clay mache is creating objects with soft clay.

A. True

B. False

 

12. _______ the newspaper into pieces before soaking.

A. Gear

B. Bear

C. Tear

 

13. Soak or dip the newspaper in water to get _______. 

A. harder

B. soften

C. softer

 

14. Add _______ to the paper to hold it together.

A. water

B. starch

C. oil

15. _______ the paper together to give the desired result.

 

A. Mash

B. Crush

C A and B

 

SECTION B – Answer 4 questions in this section. 

1. explain the meaning of papier mache.

2. state all the materials materials used for making papier mache.

3. discuss the process of making paper mache.

4. mention 10 objects you can mould with paper.

5. state 5 importance of paper Mache.

 

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