Birthday Mask

Lesson #10039

Create a colorful birthday mask.

Grade Level:

Create fun birthday masks to celebrate students in class. Discuss the importance of each individual in the classroom community and how everyone is special. For students who do not celebrate birthdays, consider modifying the mask design. Allow students to decorate and personalize the masks for any occasion.

Decorate fun masks to celebrate birthdays or any festive occasion.

A10117-Sizzix Bigz Die - Birthday Cake & Candles A10228-Sizzix Bigz Alphabet Set 9 Dies - AllStar 1 1/2" Capital Letters & Numbers A10648-Sizzix Bigz Die - Stars, 4-Up A10683-Sizzix Bigz Die - Mask

Supplies Used: Construction Paper, Glue, Ribbon, Scissors

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Die-cut the AllStar Mask using construction paper or poly foam.
  2. Die-cut AllStar Stars 4-Up using various colors of construction paper or poly foam.
  3. Die-cut the number for the student's birthday from AllStar 1 1/2" Uppercase Letters & Numbers Set, using paper or poly foam.
  4. Die-cut the Candle from AllStar Birthday Cake & Candles using various colors of paper or poly foam.
  5. Adhere the die-cut shapes to the Mask using glue or Hold the Foam! Glue (see Main Photo).
  6. Cut two 14" lengths of ribbon and attach to the holes in the Mask. Alternately, Elastic Mask Straps may also be used.

Social Studies: Individual Development and Identity

Pre-K-12: Standard 4

  • Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of individual development and identity. Central to this development are the exploration, identification and analysis of how individuals relate to others.

National Council for the Social Studies, Expectations of Excellence: Curriculum Standards for Social Studies (Washington, D.C.: NCSS, 1994). This book may be purchased by calling 800-683-0812. Electronic copies of it are not available. Source: Curriculum Standards for Social Studies

Source:Curriculum Standards for Social Studies

Fine Arts: Visual Arts

K-4 Standard 5: Reflecting Upon and Assessing the Characteristics and Merits of Their Work and the Work of Others

  • Students understand there are various purposes for creating works of visual art.

Source: National Standards for Arts Education

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