This is a great MESSY, multi day craft to do with the kids...I know sometimes I struggle with getting out the messy stuff...but, when I do, we have so much fun!! We decided to invite some friends over to join in on the messy fun! Here's how you can make your own paper mache hot air balloons!!!
Start by dipping your newspaper into the paste...using your fingers get off the excess paste and lay it on your balloon. We used yogurt containers to hold up the balloons while we were putting on the strips...it's not perfect, but it did help some! Lay on about 2 layers of newspaper strips, and make sure your entire balloon is covered, (except for the bottom nib, where you tied off your balloon)! Now, put it in a nice warm place to dry. It may take a day or two...wait patiently!
Day two...You will need: