start with special paper for charcoal soft and hard pencil, dry and oil pastels, marker pointer, pencils. Move to acrylic can be used with water. Water color and water color pencils. Oil paints and knife and finger techniques.
This would be so neat to make at a tea party or serve little snacks in - Paper Mache Teacups: Don't throw away your cardboard boxes from your pantry or cabinets! Reuse cereal boxes or snack boxes to make pretty paper maché teacups!