No one will recognize you behind this mask!
Express yourself with a funny-face mask. These funny faces are a little wacky, and they’re fun to make. Match your mask to a favorite crazy outfit — or match the outfit to the mask.
This type of costume accessory is safe for kids because you don’t wear the mask attached to your head — you simply hold the mask in front of your face. Then pull it away to reveal who you are (or when walking!).
What You Need
- White paper plate, 9-inch
- Thin paper or tissue paper in assorted colors
- 2 large wiggle eyes
- Glitter glue
- Large craft sticks
- Paper crimper
- Craft glue
How to Make a Funny-Face Mask
Step 1: Sketch an outline of the shape you want to make, using the inside edge of the rim as a guide for the bottom of the face. (See photo for ideas.) Cut along sketch lines.
Sketch your shape before cutting the plate.
Step 2: To make hair, cut paper into a rectangle about 2 or 3 inches wide and 2 to 18 inches long. Put this shape through a paper crimper if you want to make the hair even wilder. Fringe the rectangle to within 1/2 inch of the long edge. Cut the fringed rectangle into smaller pieces, and glue pieces around the top of the plate. Let dry.
Step 3: Glue wiggle eyes onto the eye shapes, and add a mouth with glitter glue. If you’d like, fringe two small pieces of black paper, curl each around your finger, and glue them above the eyes to make eyelashes.
Step 4: Attach a craft stick to the bottom of the plate with craft glue. When it dries, use the stick as a handle to hold your mask.