How do I make a Paper Mask?

Making your very own 2D paper mask is even easier than pie. Young children will enjoy decorating these paper masks, just as much as you will.

Things you’ll need...

  • Hard paper or cardboard (A4 size, one for each mask)
  • 2 X 10 cm long string pieces
  • A pair of scissors
  • Different colours of paint or kokis
  • A punch to punch holes in paper

How to Make a Papier Mache Mask

3D paper masks are a trickier than the previously mentioned 2D masks. We suggest you only try this activity out with older children. Papier mache can cause a big and sticky mess, so make sure that you cover surfaces like carpets or fancy table tops, as well as clothing first! If things get messy, you can simply use Breeze to remove those unwanted stains.

Things you’ll need...

  • Card or stiff paper
  • A stapler
  • A measuring tape
  • Paint brushes
  • Paints in different colours
  • Crafty décor (sequins, pipe cleaners, coloured card etc)
  • A bowl to mix it in
  • A craft knife
  • Wood glue
  • Torn strips of Newspaper (3-5cm wide in length)

Additional information

Have you tried out the paper masks for kids? Tell us what you think!