Luchador Paper Mask

Colorful masks are worn by Mexican wrestlers called luchadores. Make your own version out of paper and wear it as part of a luchador costume.
Luchador Paper Mask craft

Materials

  • Letter size or A4 printable cardstock
  • Crayons, markers or your favorite coloring material
  • Elastic string
  • Hole punch
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Glitter glue (optional)

Safety Tips

  • Watch out for this sign Ask for an adult's help.. It means adult help is needed for the particular step.

Steps

Step 1 Luchador Paper Mask craft 1. Print out any of these luchador mask templates.
  • Templates 1 and 2 - draw your own mask design
  • Templates 3 and 4 - ready-to-color luchador masks (go directly to Step 3).
  • Templates 5 and 6 - full color masks (skip to Step 6).
Step 2 Luchador Paper Mask craft 2. If you printed out the blank masks (Templates 1 and 2), draw your own designs to come up with a unique look. You can find some ideas and inspiration from these luchador mask images.
Step 3 Luchador Paper Mask craft 3. Color the mask using crayons, markers or your favorite coloring material.
Step 4 Luchador Paper Mask craft 4. Leave out the areas bordered by dashed lines (eyes, mouth, the bottom portion of the nose and the pair of small circles near the edges).
Step 5 Luchador Paper Mask craft 5. If you wish to add sparkle to your mask, apply glitter glue and spread it with a paint brush or cotton bud. Let the glue dry completely.
Step 6 Luchador Paper Mask craft Ask for an adult's help.6. Cut out the eyes, the bottom part of the nose, and the mouth.
Step 7 Luchador Paper Mask craft Ask for an adult's help.7. Punch holes on the pair of marked circles close to the edges of the mask.
Step 8 Luchador Paper Mask craft 8. Tie the ends of an elastic string around the pair of holes.
Step 9 Luchador Paper Mask craft 9. Try on your mask. It should fit snugly but not too tight. Adjust the length of the string if necessary.

Wear the mask with a cape and a pair of tights to complete your luchador outfit. Have fun!

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