2 parts water
1 part flour
2 Tbsp. salt
Mix water, flour and salt to make paste. Boil paste mixture over low heat and stir until thick and glossy. Use forms to create desired shape. dip newspaper strips in paste and cover form completely. Allow project to air dry for several days. May be painted with tempera paint, decorated with colored tissue paper, or any other way you can think of!
Use molds and forms you have around the house to make fun animals, flowers, insects, or anything else you can think of! Fill with candy to make a pinata. Use masking tape to piece together the parts of your creation while you apply the paper mache.