Minecraft Creeper Paper Mache

So Baloo loves Minecraft.  We found out about a website called Minecraft Homeschool, and they have a lite program for kids 5-15 all about the 7 Ancient Wonders of the World.  I didn’t even hesitate – we signed him right up.  It was 2 weeks before the class started though, so I wanted to give us a project in the meantime.  And we decided on Minecraft Creeper Paper Mache.

Minecraft Creeper Paper Mache craft

 

I used a flour/water mix for the paper mache as found at UltimatePaperMache.com.  We used a toilet paper roll to make the shape and then paper-mached it.  I made sure to let it sit out and dry really really well since we used the flour method. 
Minecraft Creeper Paper Mache craft

After it dried, Baloo started painting.  It took 3 coats to get a good green color.
Minecraft Creeper Paper Mache

We wanted to get nice square eyes, so I cut a piece of thick black foam into a square and hot glued it onto a dowel (The square dowel rods were provided free by the website Craftprojectideas.com)Minecraft Creeper Paper Mache

Then we made the creeper pattern on the face!
Minecraft Creeper Paper Mache

Isn’t this little guy kind of creepy?  We made him a little friend too…fortunately these ones don’t explode.
Minecraft Creeper Paper Mache

 

They’ve been kind of helpful too.  Baloo chose to read to his creepers…
Minecraft Creeper Paper Mache craft

 

Surprisingly, they haven’t stood up to the destruction of 3 boys.  When dried, they felt hard as a rock!  Bits and pieces are coming off though Sad smile  I do think the boys are playing with the pretty hard. 

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