Ultimate Art

Egyptian Papyrus

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Lesson Description

Did you know that paper originally came from the papyrus plant? Well, you can now create your own papyrus paper in the comfort of your home!

In this class, your child will learn how to create their own papyrus paper. The instructor will teach them about the origins of paper, and the significance of the papyrus plant. They will begin the class by making a thick paste using glue and water. Then they will learn how to carefully tear paper into strips. Then, they will be taught how to stick the paper on a plastic surface using glue. After the paper has dried overnight, the papyrus paper will be ready!

Materials required

  • Brown paper
  • Bowl
  • Glue
  • Water
  • Plastic surface