Milk Jug Mummy Mask

Materials

  • Recycled white plastic gallon milk jug
  • White gauze
  • Creative Paperclay Delight Air-Dry Clay: White
  • Jacquard Lumiere Paints: Pewter, Pearlescent Emerald
  • String or elastic cording
  • Aleene's Original Tacky Glue

Tools

  • Old or promo credit card (for cutter)
  • Hole punch

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, craft knife, black marker, paintbrush, newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • Adults, help kids when using craft knife.

STEP 2

  • Use craft knife to cut slit in bottom of milk jug. Use scissors to cut from slit to handle, cutting milk jug in half. Recycle handle portion.

STEP 3

  • Position cut portion (mask) on kid's face. Use black marker to mark eye and mouth holes. Use scissors to cut out holes.

STEP 4

  • Use hole punch to punch holes on either side of mask (for cording).

STEP 5

  • Wrap gauze around mask, going in and out of mouth and eye holes. Glue gauze end on inside of mask.

STEP 6

  • For teeth, on clean work surface, remove clay from package. To condition, roll clay in hands until soft, bending and rolling until pliable. Roll 1/4"-thick clay sheet. Use promo credit card to cut 1/2" squares from clay sheet. Glue teeth inside mouth opening. Let dry.

STEP 7

  • On covered work surface, lightly apply Pewter and Pearlescent Emerald paint randomly on mask. Let dry.

STEP 8

  • Insert string or cording through holes on sides of mask. Knot ends on inside. Adjust size if needed.
by Sandy Rollinger
Milk Jug Mummy Mask
Milk Jug Mummy Mask