Combining tubes with parcels


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This papier mâché elephant made by two 10-year old children uses a combination of newspaper tubes and 'parcels' as a support structure. The body and head began as newspaper parcels. The legs began as newspaper rolls, which were inserted into the parcel through holes gouged with scissors. The trunk and tusks were again made from newspaper tubes but these were wired so that they could be formed into their curved shapes.