When you include papercraft mask making in your curriculum, you are not only creating an opportunity for a fun, multi-faceted learning experience, you are opening up a discussion about recycling, conservation and the importance of using waste materials to make incredible new things. You could use a variety of materials, such as 250-300gsm cardstock of your choosing, or, you could make masks from old cereal boxes. Creating the masks is just the beginning, you could scavenge for leaves, twigs and acorns and continue through decorating and storytelling. Here are just a few of the many benefits of creative craft in the classroom:
We're excited for you to get started, so here's a collection of quick and easy first-time builders' masks, perfect for the classroom. Or, you can check out the whole collection.