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Paper Mache Easter Egg | Art Lesson for Kids | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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Paper Mache Easter Egg | Art Lesson for Kids | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

 

Does your kiddos like to get messy?  Well, I got a lesson just for them because this paper mache Easter lesson will be a little messy (ok a lot messy) and gooey, but they will love it!!!

I spent all last week prepping for another art lesson to share with you and your mini artists to do this week, and it’s perfect timing for Easter.  This one has been a little tricky for me because it was my first time since elementary school that I have attempted paper mache.  It took some trial-and-error learning what to do and what not to do.  I will first give you the step by step of what I did to create my egg and then share with you some tips on how I would change things to make it easier or more child friendly.  If you are feeling up to the challenge, then you can follow the original instructions.

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Watercolor Floral Cards To Brighten the Day | printable template | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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Watercolor Floral Cards To Brighten the Day | printable template | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

Watercolor Floral Cards To Brighten the Day | printable template | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

floral card template | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

I've been surrounded by flowers all week and it has been so beautiful.  It's this time every year when I begin my annual "morning garden walks".  With coffee in hand, I visit the raised vegetable gardens first, and then make my way along the pavement surrounding the pool towards my favorite flower garden in the back corner of our lot where it is ever changing.  I love that magical feeling of discovering that another flower has emerged from the soil and is showing off its beauty.  It is so special and so inspiring.

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