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Monster Mask

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From: Aussie Childcare Network

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.

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