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Papier Mache

Papier mache is a great craft product for a quick, simple and creative activity!

Bumble Bee Diorama

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Consider yourself to have a bit of a green thumb? Well you'll bee buzzing to do this crafty diorama! It's a diorama on the inside and a bee on the outside! Bee-autiful!

Search terms: garden, minibeast, mini beast, insect, honey, flower, plants, bug. 

  • Step 1Begin by giving your bauble diorama a coat of white paint. This is not essential but provides a good base for painting. Allow to dry.
  • Step 2Paint the outside of your bauble diorama with yellow and black stripes. Allow to dry.
  • Step 3Paint the inside of your bauble diorama with green paint. Allow to dry.
  • Step 4Cut 2 wing shapes from blue foam. Attach with a hot glue gun.
  • Adult assistance and supervision is required while using the hot glue gun.
  • Step 6Attach 2 wiggle eyes to the top of your bauble diorama to give your bee a face. Attach with glue. Allow to dry.
  • Step 7Cut short lengths of chenille stems to create antennas for the top of your bee’s head and flower stems for the inside of your bauble diorama. Attach with glue. Allow to dry.
  • Step 8Decorate the inside of your bauble diorama with pom poms for flowers and crepe paper for grass and leaves! Attach with glue. Allow to dry.

Materials used in this activity

Foam Sheets - Large
Optional
Product Code: 10788 Pack of 10
EACH $10.99 (inc GST) $9.99 (ex GST)
10 to 19 $8.79 (inc GST) $7.99 (ex GST) 20 or more $5.49 (inc GST) $4.99 (ex GST)
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Product Code: 10815 Pack of 100
EACH $3.30 (inc GST) $3.00 (ex GST)
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Chenille Stems - Bright
Optional
Product Code: 10825 Pack of 100
EACH $6.59 (inc GST) $5.99 (ex GST)
6 or more $4.39 (inc GST) $3.99 (ex GST)          
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Crepe Paper
Optional
Product Code: 10941 Light Green
EACH $1.87 (inc GST) $1.70 (ex GST)
10 or more $1.10 (inc GST) $1.00 (ex GST)          
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Pom Poms - Assorted
Optional
Product Code: 12297 Pack of 400
EACH $16.49 (inc GST) $14.99 (ex GST)
3 or more $12.36 (inc GST) $11.24 (ex GST)          
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Papier Mache Bauble Diorama
Optional
Product Code: 13996  
EACH $3.29 (inc GST) $2.99 (ex GST)
72 to 143 $2.63 (inc GST) $2.39 (ex GST) 144 or more $2.19 (inc GST) $1.99 (ex GST)
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CleverPatch Acrylic Paint Tubes - 75ml
Optional
Product Code: 17335 Set of 12 colours
EACH $31.57 (inc GST) $28.70 (ex GST)
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