Papier-Mâché Puppets and Masks

Papier-Mâché Puppets and Masks
Make masks and puppets using many different materials including old newspaper, plastic milk jugs, and fabric scraps.

Grade Levels: 1 - 5

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Ready-to-Use Activities for Before and After School Programs
Marian Wirth, Patricia Stemmler, Rita Shotwell and Verna Stassevitch

This resource gives teachers and supervisors in extended day programs high-quality, easy-to-do activities that are both challenging and relaxing for children.
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