I love assemblage. I love papier-mache. . . I really do adore any kind of messy building process. Which is great, because so do kids. My sixth graders went to the library, researched an animal, and then we made a papier-mache version of the animal. The kids decorated the platform we glued the animal to as if it were the animal’s environment. I love the process of papier-mache in the classroom. It seems so daunting to the kids at first, but after a little bit of building, they become super confident. Because, really, in papier-mache you just can’t go wrong!