Papier mache mirror

Papier mache mirror

This mirror decorated with beads and sequins is a children’s craft perfect as a present for Mother’s Day or Christmas.

Papier mache mirror


  • To do a craft as a present.
  • To develop motor control.
  • To learn to recycle and reuse domestic materials.
  • To develop imagination and creativity.


  • Thick cardboard or foam core board
  • Scissors
  • A little mirror
  • Newsprint or absorbent paper
  • Fantasy sequins or beads
  • Paints

Pasos a seguir

Cut out a rectangle or triangle of cardboard

Papier mache mirror paso 1

Stick the mirror on the centre

Papier mache mirror paso 2

Cut out strips of paper and glue them along the borders of the mirror, one part in the front of the cardboard and another in the back.

Papier mache mirror paso 3

Cover the cardboard with strips of paper interweaved. When they have been dried, paint the frame.

Papier mache mirror paso 4

Decorate the mirror with a drawing and stick sequins or beads. You can add a cord in the back to hang it.

Papier mache mirror paso 5


  • Edad:7 years
  • Tiempo:1 hour
  • Dificultad:Medium

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