Mask Crafts

We've got many mask crafts that children can enjoy at Activity Village - both masks to make and printable masks. Scroll down for our collection of mask crafts for kids, including a really fun assortment of animal masks. And of course mask crafts have the added benefit of leaving you something to play with, afterwards...

Mask Crafts for Kids

Badger Mask Craft

Badger Mask Craft

Here's a simple badger mask craft to make with your kids using our printable template and craft cupboard supplies.

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Beaver Mask Craft

Beaver Mask Craft

Your children can make and wear their own beaver mask for Canada Day or a Canadian theme...

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Bunny Mask

Bunny Mask

This Bunny Mask is reminiscent of Bugs Bunny - but also makes a perfect craft and mask for Easter.

Bunny Mask

Bunny Mask 2

Use a paper plate and some craft cupboard bits and pieces to make a cute bunny mask - perfect for Easter!

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Cat Mask Craft

Cat Mask Craft

Isn't this cat mask gorgeous? Very straightforward to make, it involves painting, cutting and sticking - so it will keep the kids busy for a while and they will love every minute! Just make sure they don't put the mask on before it is absolutely dry...

chick mask

Chick Mask

This chick mask combines painting, cutting out and sticking - and offers play value too!  

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Chicken Mask

Chicken Mask

Here's a fun chicken mask for the kids to make - at Easter or any time! It's easy too.

Chinese Dragon Mask Craft

Chinese Dragon Mask Craft

Here's a simple paper plate Chinese dragon mask craft - something to get even the youngest children involved in Chinese New Year and Year of the Dragon. Why not hold your own Chinese New Year parade when you have your mask completed?

Cow Mask

Use a paper plate and some basic craft supplies to make this lovely cow mask. We love this sort of activity because it gives your child fun of making the mask, and then wearing it too!

Elephant Mask

Elephant Mask

You can tell this gorgeous elephant mask is of an Indian elephant because of his colourful head-dress and his ears! Fun for kids to make and wear!

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Flower Face Mask

Flower Face Mask

This Flower Face mask can be adapted with different colours, different sized petals, different materials - you could even change it into a "sun" mask.

Fox Mask Craft

Fox Mask Craft

Have a go at this fantastic mask when you are enjoying the book of Fantastic Mr Fox or celebrating Roald Dahl Day, for a British wildlife theme, or anytime.

Frog mask craft

Frog Mask Craft

Here's a quick frog mask craft for little kids, perfect for a group or parties because you can get the masks ready in advance and let the kids decorate them!

Goat Mask Craft

Goat Mask Craft

Here's a fun way to turn a paper plate into a goat mask which the kids will enjoy wearing - and we've incorporated a hand print too! You could make a set of these for acting out Three Billy Goats Gruff, or perhaps for Chinese New Year of the Goat.

This Harry Potter mask is fun for older kids to make, and can be adapted for other wizards or, of course, any other character too.

Harry Potter Mask Craft

This Harry Potter Mask is fun for older kids to make, and can be adapted for other wizards or, of course, any other character too. You will need sturdy card to support it.

Heart Mask

Heart Mask

This Heart mask is perfect for kids to make and wear on Valentine's Day. Start by cutting a pointed heart shape out of card. Paint red, or paste the surface of the card with white glue and then cover with red crepe paper (this will give an interesting texture when the crepe paper is dry).

Horse Mask Craft

Horse Mask Craft

Making this horse mask involves all sorts of crafty activities that younger children will enjoy - painting paper plates, cutting, sticking, and of course wearing the mask at the end!

Jack-o-Lantern Mask

Jack-o-Lantern Mask

Turn a paper plate and some scraps of paper into a spooky Jack-o-Lantern mask this Halloween. The kids can have great fun making their own ghastly or funny faces.

Koala Mask

Koala Mask

All children love koalas - and they will love making and dressing up in this cute koala mask!

Sam wearing his Koala Mask

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Make A Greek Mask

Make A Greek Mask

Actors in Greek theatre wore masks to depict different characters and emotions. Very few of these masks survive though many images can be found on pottery and sculptures.

Maori Tattoo Mask Craft

Maori Tattoo Mask Craft

Important Maori men always had distinctive facial tattoos, often very intricate designs which were time-consuming and very painful! Women sometimes had tattoos around their mouths and chins, too. Kids can design their own Maori tattoos and wear them with pride with this mask craft.

Mardi Gras Masks

Mardi Gras Masks

Masks are what Mardi Gras parades are all about, and if you are going to have your own Mardi Gras celebration at home you will need to give the kids free reign in designing their own!

Masquerade Mask

Masquerade Mask

This Masquerade Mask is fun for kids to make for Mardi Gras or a "masked ball" themed party! It is quick and simple to make, but very effective.

Multicultural Mask

Multicultural Mask

This multicultural mask is a simple and fun way to help children see that they are all the same regardless of skin colour. Have the children look through both sides of the mask and ask if it makes any difference which face they show to how they feel. Perfect for MLK Day.

Ox Mask

Ox Mask

Kids can have fun making this Ox mask for Chinese New Year - it is simple, effective and fun!

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Panda Mask

Panda Mask

Kids are sure to enjoy making this panda mask. All you need is a white paper plate and a few simple supplies from the craft cupboard. Not only is the completed mask fun to wear, but it looks great on display, too.

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Paper Plate Monkey Mask

Paper Plate Monkey Mask

Here's a fun use for a paper plate - a monkey mask! Cutting out the eyes the way we have makes this a really easy mask for younger children to play with.

Papier Mache Mask for Mardi Gras

Papier Mache Mask for Mardi Gras

You'll need to start a few days in advance with this to give the mask time to dry, but I think you'll agree that the effect can be spectacular and a worthwhile craft for Mardi Gras!

Penguin Mask Craft

Penguin Mask Craft

Here's a quick and easy paper plate penguin mask craft for little kids, fun for winter. Or dress your penguin up for Christmas with a red bow tie or ribbon!

Rat Mask

Rat Mask

The kids will have fun making - and wearing - this cheerful rat mask for a rat themes, or perhaps for the Chinese New Year of the Rat!

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Robot Mask

Robot Mask

This Robot Mask is quick to make and very effective for all ages. In the photo you can see we've used a basic shape of a triangle, but you could encourage the children to use any shape. In a class or group of children, perhaps you could assign different shapes to different children.

Rooster Mask Craft

Rooster Mask Craft

This rooster mask craft makes use of materials that you will probably already have at home, and is a fun activity to do with younger kids for a farm topic or Chinese New Year. Scroll down for instructions.

Rudolph Mask

Rudolph Mask

Dressing up at Christmas is always fun, and this Rudolph mask is sure to be a hit with your little ones!

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Styracosaurus Mask

Styracosaurus Mask

Make this wonderful styracosaurus mask with paper plates and paints and your child can be transformed into a fierce dinosaur!

Tiger Mask

Tiger Mask

Great for the Year of the Tiger or an Indian theme - your child can pretend to be a tiger when they are wearing this ferocious mask!

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Tiger Mask Craft

Tiger Mask Craft

This Tiger Mask craft is a little tricky, so best for older kids. We have another tiger mask suitable for younger kids, here:

Trimmed Mask

Trimmed Mask

This Trimmed Mask can be adapted to all shapes and sizes, and of course you can use anything you have in your craft cupboard!

Wolf Mask Craft

Wolf Mask Craft

Children can make this fearsome wolf mask for role play (the Three Little Pigs and Little Red Riding Hood spring to mind!) or as part of a wild animal theme.

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Wombat Mask Craft

Wombat Mask Craft

Kids can have fun making this simple wombat mask - and then wearing it!

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