- A mask can hide you or tell people about you
- A mask can be really beautiful, ugly, funny, scary
- A mask can tell a story
- A mask can be part of a costume, a play, or a job
- A mask can be very realistic or total fantasy
- A mask can be a person, an animal, or some unknown alien creature
- A mask can be someone famous or someone you know
- What kind of mask will you make?
Here are materials and tools for simple masks:
- Paper plates
- Folded paper
- Ball point pens to drill holes for eyes, nose, mouth
- Paper punch
- Long pipe cleaners
- Edger scissors
- Collage materials
- Feathers, beads, buttons, yarn
GOING DEEPER WITH MASKS
- Many masks have EXAGGERATED features. Will yours?
- What supplies will you use to make your mask different from all the others?
RESOURCES: Mardi Gras masks, masks of various cultures, theater masks,
sports and other vocation masks.
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