Maracas – painted

How To Make Painted Maracas


This is a 3 day project but really worth the wait. They look and sound amazing. Follow this link to download Your how to make painted paper mache maracas guide.

You can also make decoupage maracas

To get started with this project you will need:

2 balloons

  • Newspaper, white paper, cardboard
  • Uncooked grains like rice, or corn, or beans
  • 1 tablespoon flour, 2 tablespoons water
  • Paint

And tools including:

  • Scissors
  • Pot
  • Glue
  • String
  • Paintbrush
  • Patience

Remember, paper mache needs to dry overnight, so this is a 3 day project.

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