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Snazzy Superhero Masks

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These snazzy superhero masks are fun to make and wear. Kids will enjoy sticking collage pieces onto the sticky plastic and no glue is involved so it's a low mess activity. Make matching colourful wrist cuff bracelets to complete the look.

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

Materials
Contact paper (sticky back plastic)
Elastic
Collage pieces (e.g. tissue paper, coloured cellophane, gold stars etc)
Hole punch
Sticky tape for cuffs



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Starting materials


Method
Cut two rectangles out of contact paper (sticky back plastic) just bigger than the mask you want to make.
Draw a mask shape on the paper side of one piece. You can use a pair of kids sunglasses to help get the right size and shape.



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Kids sunglasses are great to help get the right size


Cut out the mask shape
Peel the paper backing off the contact paper and stick collage items to the sticky side.



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It doesn't matter if you go over the edge with the collage items as it will be trimmed later


Stick the other rectangle of contact paper on top, sticky side to sticky side.



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Ready to trim


Trim round the mask shape.



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Fold over each half of the mask and cut half an eye hole on each fold. Open up to get your finished mask shape.



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Use a hole punch to make a hole in each side and tie on elastic. Our elastic was 40cm long.



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Finished mask


Make matching superhero wrist cuffs by making two rectangular pieces in the same way. Wrap each bracelet around a wrist and fix using sticky tape.



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Superhero wrist cuff bracelets ready to wrap around wrists and close with sticky tape




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Categories
#Under 5s
#5 to 10s
#Medium
#Superhero
#Mask
#Dress up
#Collage
#Costume
#Bracelet
#Contact paper
#Sticky back plastic
#Masquerade
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