Craft Stick Mummy

Make a silly mummy out of craft sticks and some gauze or white crepe paper.
Craft Stick Mummy craft

Materials

  • Craft sticks
  • Gauze or white crepe paper
  • White glue
  • Scissors
  • Cardboard
  • Wiggle eyes
  • Black poster paint or acrylic paint
  • Cotton swab

Safety Tips

  • Watch out for this sign Ask for an adult's help.. It means adult help is needed for the particular step.

Steps

Step 1 Craft Stick Mummy craft 1. Cut out an oval or rectangular shape from a piece of cardboard to make the mummy's head. Glue the head to the end of a craft stick.
Step 2a Craft Stick Mummy craft 2. Use three more craft sticks together with the first one to form a basic stick figure.
Step 2b Craft Stick Mummy craft Ask for an adult's help. You can play around with the position of the craft sticks to create funny poses for your mummy. You can make yours look like a walking mummy.

*Adult help is needed when cutting craft sticks.
Step 3 Craft Stick Mummy craft 3. As an option, you may cut out a rectangle or a trapezoid to make the mummy's torso a little bit thicker. Once you have decided on your mummy’s final pose, glue the craft sticks and the cardboard parts together. Allow the glue to dry completely.
Step 4 Craft Stick Mummy craft 4. Cut gauze or white crepe paper into manageable lengths, somewhere around 12 to 18 inches per strip. Glue the end of the strip onto the mummy's head.
Stepa 5 Craft Stick Mummy craft 5. Start wrapping the gauze or crepe paper around the head until the cardboard and the craft stick are covered. Slowly work your way down the mummy's body. When you reach the end of the strip, glue it in place or tuck it under your next strip.
Step 6 Craft Stick Mummy craft 6. Continue wrapping the mummy with gauze or crepe paper until it is completely covered. When you reach the end of an arm or leg, glue the end of the gauze or crepe paper in place.
Step 7 Craft Stick Mummy craft 7. Paint the area around the eyes with black poster or acrylic paint (easily done with a cotton swab). Glue a pair of wiggle eyes on top of the painted section. You may paint on a mouth if you like.
Step 8 Craft Stick Mummy craft 8. Allow the paint and glue to dry before playing with your mummy.

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