- Crayola Washable No-Run School Glue
- Crayola Acrylic Paint - 6 Count
- Crayola Paint Brush Set - 5 Count
- Recycled Newspapers
- White Newsprint
- Plastic Wrap
- Small Bowl
- Paper Plates - 1 per student
- Water Containers
- Paper Towels
- Tear newspaper into strips about 1.5 cm (1/2") wide.
- Mix 1/2 cup of glue and 1/4 cup of water.
- Stir the mixture together until it is smooth.
- Place a small bowl on a plastic plate or tray. The glue might run off your bowl and this will keep your table dry.
- Cover the small bowl with plastic wrap.
- Make sure that it is smooth.
- Tuck the edges inside the bowl.
- Glue one newspaper strip at a time on top of the bowl until it is completely covered.
- Tear plain newsprint paper into strips about 1.5 cm (1/2") wide.
- Cover all the newspaper strips with the plain newsprint paper strips.
- Repeat gluing layers until you have 6 altogether. This will make your bowl strong.
- End with a plain layer. This will make your paint bright.
- Allow the papier-mâché bowl to dry for several days. Then remove it from the plastic bowl.
- Glue small strips of paper over the edges to finish the bowl.
- Set it aside to dry.
- Before beginning to paint your Kandinsky bowl practise painting concentric circles on a pie plate.
- This will help you decide what colours you want to paint your finished papier-mâché bowl.
- Paint the inside of your papier-mâché bowl using Kandinsky inspired colours.
- Let each layer of colour dry before adding another colour of paint.
- Paint the outside of your papier-mâché bowl.
- Allow the paint to dry, then place the bowl facing up to enjoy your Kandinsky inspired design.