Brazilian Carnival Mask Kids’ Craft

 

Carnival is Brazil’s biggest and most popular holiday. It takes place 6 weeks before Easter (right before the beginning of Lent) and is celebrated for six days with large scale parades. Participants dress in ornate costumes and masks and the crowds sing and dance along.

MATERIALS:

  • Brazilian Carnival mask template
  • Piece of poster board or card stock
  • Paint, crayons, markers, feathers, stickers and other things with which to decorate
  • Scissors
  • Rubber bands

INSTRUCTIONS:
Choose one of the mask templates on the following pages and trace it onto your poster board or card stock. Cut out the mask and decorate with colorful designs. Cut two holes on either side of the mask and knot the rubber band in each of the holes (this is what will hold it on your head.) Enjoy!

Monday, 11 February 2013 5:28 PM

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