November 14, 2013


Let´s celebrate Chinese New Year.
Make and design your own paper Chinese opera mask in a few easy steps.


Printable white card
Crayons or paint
Craft knife
Hole punch
Rubber bands


1.- Print-out either the blank mask template or the ready-to-color mask template.
2.-If you chose the blank mask template, draw designs to create a character for your mask. Click  here for some samples of Chinese opera mask designs.
3.- Colour or paint your mask.
4.- Cut out and including the eyeholes.
5.- You may cut a slit along the bottom of the nose to allow for some breathing room when you wear the mask.
6.-Punch holes on opposite sides of the mask. These holes should be at the same level as your ears.
7.-Attach a rubber band on each hole and wear the mask.

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