Ancient Egypt papyrus paper

materials

  • Brown Paper bag

  • White Glue

  • Water

  • Wax paper

  • Paper Bowl

  • Craft stick or spoon (something to stir with)

Step-by-Step instructions

1. Rip the brown paper bag into one inch wide strips of equal length.

2. In a bowl make a mixture of half glue and half water. (To make one sheet of papyrus you only need about 1/4 cup of each.)

3.     Dip the brown paper strips in the glue mixture and remove excess glue.

4.     Lay the strips side-by-side on the wax paper, overlapping them slightly.

5.     Apply another layer of strips at a right angle to the first layer.

6.     Let the paper dry overnight.

7.     Decorate your creation with paints, crayons, or chalk.

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