- Recycled milk jug
- Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Colors, in colors of choice; Gesso
- Plaid Mod Podge
- Ribbon, 16” length
- Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue
- Masking tape
- Aluminum foil
- Black marker
- Wash and dry milk jug. Cut top portion
- To create mask, cut handle side,
lengthwise, from jug, using opposite
curved portion. Use black marker to draw
line across curved portion. Cut out top,
creating mask shape.
- Position curved mask on kid’s face. Use
black marker to trace around eyes. Cut out eye holes. Use masking tape to cover cut edges around eye holes.
- For horns, use aluminum foil to form two
3-1/2”-long cone shapes. Use masking tape to tape horns on either side of mask.
- On covered work surface, tear newspaper
into strips. Use sponge scrap or paintbrush to apply mod podge onto small areas of mask; apply newspaper strips over mod podge. Smooth edges. Apply mod podge on top of strips. Continue until all surfaces of mask are covered. Let dry overnight.
- Apply gesso on all surfaces of mask. Let
- Paint mask in bright colors of choice. Add painted circles, squiggles, patterns, and dots. Let dry completely.
- To wear, measure mask edges around
back of kid’s head. Cut two ribbon lengths to measurement. Glue ribbon lengths on back of mask creating “+” shape. To wear, slip mask on face and pull ribbon lengths around back of head.