Made of paper pulp and built in glue, It is easy to use, just mix the Paper Mache and water in a 3:1 ratio. The advantages of using Paper Mache are to achieve a nice textured look. Acrylic or poster paints can be applied after dried to perfect the look of the finished product. The pure paper pulp does not contain any traces of ink, since it is not made from recycled paper; it is completely safe for children. Its shelf life is approximately 2 years.