11.8.14

Mummy and Me !

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Mummy and Me !
        Dear friends I know some of you remember that we had an Egyptian theme Birthday party for my daughter's 8th birthday [see Scroll Shaped Invitation Card and King Tutankhamen Picture Frame tutorial ].The Egyptian Mummy prop we made was the big star of the party - not only did my daughter have days of fun making it- I think we made memories for life!
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How to make an Egyptian Mummy
I dont know how useful our Mummy making steps will be to you -  maybe it will come in handy for a school project or a party or ......just sit back and enjoy a little girl's enthusiastic preparations for her birthday party!

 Here is How to make your own Mummy

Materials Required
Newspaper- lots and lots!
Cellotape--lots and lots!
Tissue paper rolls - one
Gauze - from our clinic! - 2 to 3 rolls
Little helper-such as shown below -essential  for success of project!
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Roll up lots and lots of newspaper to make the body, hands and feet of the mummy.Stick the rolls with cellotape
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Scrunch up more newspaper to make Mummy's head.Make a big mess in the kitchen and forget about cooking!
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Recall /discover special surgical skills to fit Mummy's head to body !

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Test out Mummy's joints by having the birthday girl dance with him!
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Beautify Mummy with lots of tissue paper + sticky tape
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     Perform a bit of orthopaedic manoeuvring to improve Mummy's height ----if the birthday girl demands Mummy has to be exactly as tall as her even to the nearest centimeter!
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If height matching doesn't quite succeed ,distract birthday girl by taking Mummy out into the garden to get acquainted with the dog !
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Convince little girl that best friends are not always the same height!
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Give Mummy a  gauze roll over to make him more handsome + stronger so that he would survive the birthday party with dozens of little girls and boys inspecting him!
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Let the birthday girl make cute eyelashes and eyes for her Mummy! And the Mummy is ready to Party!
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So here is Mummy sitting in our hall near King Tutankhamen's picture with the Golden Birthday Banner awaiting the arrival of guests!
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And that's the birthday girl posing in front of her Pyramid [we made it from chart paper and painted it Gold], Hieroglyph Stone which spelt her name [made with salt dough], homemade Birthday banner and the Mummy!
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My little girl became quite attached to her Mummy giving her a big " Umma" [ translates to Kiss] !
Our Mummy was a big hit at the Party and the kids even had a "dance with the Mummy"session [which mummy survived]!!
Hoping our Mummy could bring a smile to your day!

Linking to All Crafts Aug
Edited : This tutorial was featured at Craft Gossip Party Ideas.....thrilled!!
And was declared winner at A girl who crafts !

84 comments:

  1. Looks like a lot of fun was had in making the Mummy. Wonderful photos. Your daughter is a fashionista looking pretty on her birthday. Made me think of the song "Walk Like An Egyptian."
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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    1. Oh Yes Melissa I did manage to dig up that song from my files and we played the song during the party and we got all the kids to walk like an Egyptian!! It was a super fun birthday party

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  2. This is the cutest Mummy ever Dr Sonia..:D lovely party decor.. Prisha is looking cute .. Prisha done great job making mummy ..:)

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    1. Ha Ha Thank you so much Radhika!!

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  3. This is amazing Sonia. It looks like your Daughter had lots of fun making her mummy and the photos are fabulous. I am sure her 8th birthday will be remembered for ever..loz

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    1. Yes Laurel --I think at 8 years she is likely to remember the fun parts of the birthday!! Thank you so much for dropping in always with such kind words

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  4. Best looking Mummy I have seen in a long time.
    You have a stunningly beautiful little girl
    Have a great week ahead

    Patricia x

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    1. Such a sweet comment Patricia--- Thank you

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  5. That is really cute and she did a fabulous job making her mummy.

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  6. Ha Ha Ha... your stuning idea made me smile. Great job!! Your daughter has made a incredible mummy and the party is really superfun!

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    1. Glad the Mummy and my kiddo could make you smile!! Have a fun day

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  7. This did make bring a smile to my day!! I so enjoyed reading your post!! The mummy is so absolutely adorable!! And Prisha is so beautiful!! I love the pictures of her and her mummy friend!! What a fun party!! I hope she had a fabulous birthday!!

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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    1. Ha Ha glad my Mummy post made you smile Lisa

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  8. What a great party and your daughter looks stunning...and I love your Mummy and will be a fabulous friend for a long time..fantastic project and just loved the photos..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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    1. Ha Ha Thank you so much Chrissy-- yeah Mummy is still at home as her friend and though he is accumulating a lot of dust my daughter refuses to part with him

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  9. Hey this is really good.. made of recycled stuff. Your daughter is very pretty.

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    1. Oh yes Preethi -- I even forgot that it was a recycled craft-- Thank you so much

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  10. Wow ... It looks like the most fantastic party . And what fun your daughter is having with " Mummy " .

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    1. Thank you so much Motidana -- I was fortunately able to take some good pics-- many a times we forget to take pics and we forget the happy expressions!!

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  11. Sooooo Cute! Belated birthday wishes to your daughter :)
    Sharing this link in the https://www.facebook.com/groups/artsycraftsyhangout/

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    1. Thank you so much Shruthi and thrilled you are sharing it on FB group

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  12. She's amazing! I can see she will be some sort of teacher in crafting....

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    1. Ha Ha Shirl she already wants to do you tube video tutorials!!

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  13. You are a genius.. This is so awesome. . Please organise my next birthday party!

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    1. Ha Ha Khush you should see the nervous wreck moments I have whenever I plan a party!!

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  14. She is absolutely talented and super active !!! Seems the kids had great time with that cute mummy :)

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    1. Thank you so much Dharshana the kids adored our Mummy and Mummy is still living at home with us!

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  15. Its a Fun filled post ,loved reading the instructions and seeing the cute snaps !

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  16. Sonia I love the Mummy! Your daughter did an amazing job. I love the fact that you are encouraging her to be crafty...this could be a hobby that stays for life. BTW your daughter is adorable!

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    1. Yes Marianne-- everyone needs a hobby to de stress and being a crafty and creative child I think she will keep crafting!

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  17. WOW !! what a fabulous Mummy !! :-) I am sure the party was a lot of fun !, this is really amazing :-) Love the photo's too, these would make brilliant scrapbook pages too ! :-)

    thanks for joining in with the Simon Says Summer Vacation Kid’s Challenge on the Wednesday Challenge Blog and good luck with the prize draw :-)
    luv
    Lols x x x

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    1. Thank you so much Lorraine-- yes the party was a super memorable one!

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  18. Prisha looks SO happy! I love all her pics! The mummy is very cute! Awesome idea!

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    1. Yes Sindhu-- we worked on the Mummy for a couple of days and she was so enthusiastic!!

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  19. wow what a fun party..love the enthusiasm of Prisha, mummy and not to forget the real mummy for so much of fun!

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    1. Ha Ha Thank you for remembering the real Mummy behind the scenes!!

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  20. What a wonderful, unforgettable party. Thank you for sharing all of the steps. I especially like the part where you had to skip making dinner because the kitchen was in a mummy-making mess. The memories you made with your daughter are more precious than any meal you could have made.
    Blessing hugs,
    Teresa

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    1. Ha Ha Teresa on many days during that period we had crazy meals!!

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  21. Your little girl looks so prety in that photo of waiting for the guest. Cute outfit too!

    The party theme and the Mummy look like a lot of fun!

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    1. Thank you so much -- yeah she wanted to dress up like cleopatra but I am not much of a seamstress to craft up a costume so we settled for a store bought outfit!!

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  22. Such a sweet mummy tutorial and pictures! It turned out looking just like a real one!
    Thanks for following my blog and joining my candy. Good luck!

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    1. Pia loved your blog and Thank you so much for appreciating our Mummy!!

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  23. How fun for your darling daughter! Love the mummy! :^) Thanks for sharing all the photos!
    Hugs, Penny

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    1. Thank you so much for dropping by and offering such encouragement Penny

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  24. I was giggling throughout the post Dr. Sonia. :) Loved reading the fun you and Prisha had while making it.I have always admired your creativity when it comes to kids projects. And that's the cutest little mummy I have ever seen. I think I must keep your Egyptian theme idea in mind, In the coming years I may be hosting such parties too. :)

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    1. Jasleen I have gone through superheros phase, disney princesses, monsters and now this one!!

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  25. Dr. Sonia, your daughter is growing up so fast! Wasn't she just 5 a few days ago??? Great project and fun birthday theme. NancyD

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    1. Yes Nancy-- she is growing up too fast and her crafting skills are growing in leaps and bounds- she has started using my Staedtler watercolor pencils to color images!

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  26. Oh wow, she had so much fun making this! Your daughter is so pretty too! TFS! xxx

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    1. Thank you so much Mary-- ha ha she did look cute in her Birthday outfit!

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  27. beautiful one Sonia... the mummy is so cute...
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie

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    1. Thank you so much Berina -- that is what happens when a little girl makes a Mummy-- turns out cute!! She had actually wanted a monster theme and Mummy was supposed to scare the guests!! And look how it turned out!!

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  28. Oh, I'm sure that mummy was a huge hit. Great job getting it together and I know your daughter had such fun getting it made. She is such a cutie.

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    1. Thank you so much Brenda-- ha ha oh yes she is such an enthusiastic crafter and the tough part for me while making the Mummy was she insisted Mummy had to be exactly as tall as her!!

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  29. Darling Prisha is beaming with enthusiasm and happiness.............must have had great time working on mummy
    hugs

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    1. Oh yes Ghazala I think we had the most fun preparing for the party- we worked on the Mummy and all the little salt dough Egyptian artefacts for days before hand!

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  30. Your daughter is beautiful and takes after you. As for the mummy darling. Hope is frightens someone.

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    1. Ha Ha Linda the cute eyelashes ensured our Mummy was a cutie pie !!

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  31. great effort by prisha...i know kids r so happy for making things for their birthday...and thanks for this great idea and tutorial...

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  32. How fun :) Beautiful work together :) Was smiling throughout the post :)

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  33. th is is so cute love it. hugs

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  34. Ha! How fun, and such a great project. Thank you for taking the step-by-step photos so we all can create similar projects using newspaper! You are so imaginative, Dr. Sonia! hugs, de

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  35. Super fun! LOVE the fun theme for the party. :)

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  36. Oh my God... Sonia, I expect anything from you but this is... this is something only a genius can invent! Can you adopt me? So I can ask you for anything. My birthday is just next month!

    Mariangela ^___^

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  37. Looking amazing. It amazed me. your daughter had lot of fun while making it . she is looking beautiful. i

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  38. What a wonderful mummy! Your daughter is talented crafter just like her mum. It was a brilliant party theme that my youngest son, now 21, would have loved as he was obsessed with anything to do with ancient Egypt.
    I'm sorry you didn't win my Candy but I'm happy to have a new blog friend! Debra x

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  39. Such a delightful project- and so cool it brought so much joy to your daughter. I love all of the pictures- the mummy is fab and your daughter is beautiful!!!

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  40. Another amazing project. Looks like our daughter had great fun making her. Glad to hear the Mummy survived to live another day. Thankyou for sharing at Craft My Life. Hugs Mrs A. (D.T).

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  41. Looks like a lot of fun was had by you both. Your daughter is so pretty, happy belated Birthday to her.
    Julie x

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  42. What a fun post.I find Mummies ( the Egyptian ones) very scary and creepy, but yours turned out adorable.Havig said that,I do think though that had it been in my house I would have had a few mini heart attacks at every encounter.lol.Love the clay tablet and the pyramid.Awesome ideas.

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  43. Mummy is so cute..Enjoyed reading...

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  44. What a fun post...loved it Dr Sonia. Your daughter is adorable with her cool mummy friend!

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  45. What an adorable mummy, your daughter seems to have whole lot of fun....it's so beautiful to see your daughter making the mummy

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  46. What a great theme for a Birthday party and love how you made your Mummy.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Childrens Challenge.
    Luv
    Debby

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  47. That's one amazing mummy, it's so good to see you both had fun making him. I hope he survived the party. Thank you for sharing your mummy with us at All Crafts Challenge.

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  48. this sure was fun to read and the pics say it all. What an enthusiasm ur daughter has for crafts, and what patience u hav to accomodate a lil girls demand. cheers to u doc

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  49. Wonderful, i would like to let you know that you have WON the challenge over at agirlwhocrafts YAYAYA come over to check out and claim your prize xx
    Well done

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  50. Congratulations to Prisha on her win and on the tutorial being featured.
    Blessing hugs to you both,
    Teresa

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