Mardi Gras Masks-Kids Activity (Free Printable)

Celebrate mardi gras with this printable craft that kids can decorate. My daughter and I had a fun time making these masks. She kept asking…

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Celebrate mardi gras with this printable craft that kids can decorate.
My daughter and I had a fun time making these masks. She kept asking me what Mardi Gras was and what the masks were for and all I could think of was beads and the way to get beads…  Thankfully, she is not old enough to head off to New Orleans!



Description:
These masks are a super easy activity to keep kiddos busy and creative.  Just add decorations and you will be ready to party Mardi Gras style!   I think our masks turned out great, they are one of my favorite projects because they are so colorful and bright.

Supplies:

Mask Printable
Cheap paper plates or thick construction paper
Glue
String to wear mask or
Skewer or Popsicle stick to hold mask in front of face

Suggested Decorations

  • Markers
  • Feathers
  • Sequins
  • Glitter
  • Ribbon

***Kid Steps are indicated, but may need to be performed by an adult depending on the age and skill level of the child.***

Directions:

1.  Print out Mardi Gras mask pattern and roughly cut out each mask

2.  Kid Step: Glue mask to a paper plate or construction paper and then cut it out along the outside lines

3.  Poke a hole in each eye, and cut eye holes out

4.  Kid Step: Decorate masks and set them out to dry

5.  Attach a string to each side of the mask to wear around head or tape a skewer or Popsicle stick to one side of the mask to hold it in front of face

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