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Step 2: Create Papier Mache mixture

I then created my papier mache mixture by mixing flour and water. This is your "glue". Should be the consistency of pancake batter...you could probably add some eggs and milk, hmm, and some chocolate chips...ok...I digress. You get the point. 



<p>I STILL DONT KNOW HOW TO MAKE JUPITER!!!!!!!!</p>
<p>If you want a huge planet, try a children's toy space hopper instead of a balloon. They are around 50cm diameter. It might be a good idea to place a piece of string threaded through a piece of stiff card on to the surface of the hopper before applying papier mache so as to have something to hang it up by.</p>
<p>Hi.</p><p>I would have liked to printed out the &quot;project&quot; but, alas, I am too cheap to upgrade...</p><p>First time here and saw your project which would be perfect for a 4-H STEM Project we are working on. Middle Schoolers will design and make a planet and THEN program a &quot;mission&quot; for their group to &quot;explore and measure&quot; aspects of planets in space. Thanks.</p>
<p>Hi Ann Marie, you could take a screenshot of each page and then print. </p>
<p>Love the colors on the planets, I've been looking for ideas to make a solar system for my twin boys, great idea!</p>
Hi Holly,<br><br>thank you so much!
Hi i was wondering how much flour and water and egg should i put it in
<p>You don't use egg at all, that was a bit of humor on the author's part. She made a joke about making pancakes because the &quot;glue&quot; (using ONLY flour and water) should be about the consistency (without lumps) of pancake batter, which got her thinking about pancakes and that's why she mentioned adding milk and eggs and chocolate chips, as those are the very basic ingredients for pancakes (well chocolate chip pancakes).. albeit flat pancakes, since there is no baking powder. Adding a bit of salt to the &quot;glue&quot; is a good idea however, because salt will help prevent the possible formation of mold on your finished projects.</p>
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<p>NOW........... I REALLY NEED HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!</p>
<p>how do we make saturns ring?</p>
<p>Sorry and yes the paper mache cracked...</p>
There could be several factors here:<br>&bull; The flour mixture might have been too thick<br>&bull; You put on too many layers of newspaper<br>&bull; The balloon might've popped before the papier mache was dry<br><br>Try using less paper and a thinner mixture.
There could be several factors here:<br>&bull; The flour mixture might have been too thick<br>&bull; You put on too many layers of newspaper<br>&bull; The balloon might've popped before the papier mache was dry<br><br>Try using less paper and a thinner mixture.
<p>HELLO I DID THIS PROJECT WITH MY NICE AND HAD LOTS OF FUN WITH IT. WE FOLLOWED ALL THE STEPS BUT THE BALLOONS STARED TO CRACK . NOW I NEED TO DO THE SAME PROJECT WITH MY LITTLE GIRL HOW DO I PREVENT THAT FROM HAPPENING AGAIN.</p>
Hi, not sure what you mean by the balloons cracking. Did they crack once you had the papier mache on them? Do you mean the papier mache cracked?<br><br>you can email me at lindafacci@yahoo.com
Hi i was wondering how much flour and water and egg should i put it in
Hi, I really hope you can respond to this in time. I've been going crazy over trying to just START this project for my daughter's space themed birthday party *this sunday*. My problem--round balloons!! I can't find any balloons that are actually round when I blow them up. First I got some 12&quot; balloons that the lady at party city swore came out round. Nope-just looked like regular balloons. So I called the store and they informed me only their 36&quot; balloons came out round. Returned the 12&quot; and purchase the 36&quot;, but nope!! They came out like an onion and besides that are way huger than I need. Please tell me where you got yours, as soon as you possibly can! I'm 9 months pregnant and a little stressed out about these planets-they will sort of make or break my party decor! Thank you so much.
Hi, breathe!! I think I got mine at Balloon Saloon but if you don't blow up the balloons all the way, you can get a more round shape. And when the papier m&acirc;ch&eacute; is wet you can kind of give it a more round shape. You could also use the bottom of a round bowl to make 2 half planets and then tape them together? I guess you could also forget the papier m&acirc;ch&eacute; and just use styrofoam balls. Or paper m&acirc;ch&eacute; those. I hope that helps. Good luck and congrats on the baby. :)<br><br>Linda
<p>I need to do this for some stupid science project. Thanks!!</p>
Ha! It's a big project, good luck!
<p>Great project! Can u share how you would turn it into a mobile? Thank u!</p>
Well, let's see. You could tie two sticks together to form an &quot;x&quot;. Tie fishing line or even color coordinated ribbon to each planet and then tie those to the &quot;x&quot;. Hang the planets at different lengths. You could also get an wooden embroidery ring and hang the planets from that.<br><br>Have fun!
<p>Hi Tasnim0622. Not sure what you would like to buy for $10.</p>
answering anytime before this Wednesday would be nice
I like it could I buy it for $10
I have a science project on the Solar System and this helps. Thanks!
That would be really cool to try with shit like Hoth in order to hang in a geek cave too. lol
great idea!
thank you!! Hope you make them too!
Awesome job ... one question though ... <br> <br>What did you use for the rings of Saturn? How did you attach them? <br>
thanks. I cut the ring out of foam core and covered it in some sparkly paper. Since there was a hook on top of the planet, I strung fish line through some holes in the ring and connected it to the top of the hook. I wanted to look like it was floating.
Beautiful! I bet rich people would pay lots of money to have these as objets d'art!
wow, you think so? Maybe someone rich will see these and want me to make more! :)
Try charging a ton of money for them on etsy and see what happens!
Excellent paint job! They look like gemstones.
gemstones shining in the sky! thx
Those are awesome, quite eye catching!
Why, thank you! Aren't they Out of This World? :)
thanks.<br>They were for a client who wanted them for her son's &quot;Space themed&quot; Party.
Really nice job on these! Will they be display models or are they part of another project?

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