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Monster Mask

Get creative and make this Monster Mask, sweet or scary the choice is yours!

Materials Needed:

  • colour cardboard
  • glue
  • scissors
  • markers
  • collage materials (feathers, stickers, googly eyes, bits of paper etc). 
  • glitter/sparkles

What To Do: 

  • Collect all your materials so they are ready. 
  • On a piece of A4 colour cardboard draw an outline of a monster face. 
  • Cut it out. Cut out the mouth. 
  • Have the child decorate it using a variety of different materials.
  • Monster face is now ready! 

Hints and Tips:

  • Paints and crayons can be used to decorate the mask. 
  • Cut out the eyes so the child can peep through. 
  • Sticky tape a stick (paddle pop stick) to the inside of the face so the child can hold it to their face. 
  • Add elastic/band around the back of the face to fit onto the child's face. 

Additional Info

  • Appropriate Age: 2 year+
  • Number of Children: Individual (1), Couple (2), Few (3), Small Group (4)
  • Developmental Milestones:

    paints using a wrist action

    paint dots and lines

    established hand preference

    makes vertical, horizontal, circular strokes with pencil or crayon

  • Play Based Learning: Creative Play
  • Interest Areas: Art and Craft
  • Games Categories: Art and Craft, Creative Play Games, Fine Motor Skills
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 4, Learning Outcome 5
  • Sub Outcomes:

    4.3 Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another.
    5.4 Children begin to understand how symbols and pattern systems work.

Last modified on Friday, October 28, 2016

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