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Super Hero Mask




Always cover your work surface with a mat or some type of protective covering like wax paper or plastic.

Age Range: 7 to 12

Grade Range: 2 to 6

Skill Level: Easy

Appropriate for:
Make Believe, Every Day and Rainy Day Activities

Supports Subject Area(s) of:
Language Arts – e.g. step by step instructions
Visual Arts

Time needed for project:
1 hour, plus time for glue to dry

Super Hero Masks
by Katie Hacker

Materials Needed:
6 colors of card stock
Cereal box
Elmer’s® Glue Stick
Elmer’s® Classic Glitter Glue
Paintbrush for glitter glue
Elmer’s® Painters® Markers to match card stock
Mask and shape templates (free printable)
Small hole punch
Elastic cording


  1. Print and cut out the mask and shape templates.
  2. Use a glue stick to glue one sheet of card stock to the front of a cereal box.
  3. Trace the mask template onto the back of the covered cereal box and cut it out.
  4. Trace two shapes onto card stock and cut them out.
  5. Use a paint marker in the same color to outline the mask and/or the shape.
  6. Use a paintbrush to spread glitter glue onto the mask and/or the shapes and glue the shapes to the mask. Let it dry.
  7. Punch a hole in a shape pattern, then use it as a template for punching a hole on each side of the mask.
  8. String elastic cording through the front of the holes and tie each end in a knot on the back of the mask.


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