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Dramatic Bird Mask

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homemade kids craft bird masquerade mask feathers


This dramatic bird mask is fun to make and once finished is ideal for imaginative play or as part of a dress up outfit for a costume party. This is a simple example for younger children but older kids could do more complex decoration.

Time: 20 minutes
Age: Under 5's, 5-10's, Any Age
Level: Easy

Materials
Paper mâché masquerade mask
Black paint and paintbrush
PVA glue
5 orange craft feathers
Orange card and scissors to make the beak



homemade kids craft bird masquerade mask feathers
Starting materials cost less than 3 dollars


Method
Paint the mask


homemade kids craft bird masquerade mask feathers

Glue on the feathers with the PVA glue


homemade kids craft bird masquerade mask feathers

Cut a long triangle and fold once lengthways to make a beak. Now bend up the shorter edges to make flaps. Glue these onto the mask over the bridge of the nose


homemade kids craft bird masquerade mask feathers
Fold a triangle to make a beak

Your mask is now ready to play with.


homemade kids craft bird masquerade mask feathers
Great fun for imaginative play


Please share a picture of your dramatic bird mask creation by uploading a picture in the comments section.

Notes
I bought the paper mache masquerade mask from Art Shed in Brisbane for less than $3.

Categories
#Any age
#Under 5s
#5 to 10s
#Over 10s
#Imaginative play
#Feathers
#Mask
#Bird
#Dress Up
#Fancy Dress
#Easy
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