Fresh off our stint to Bloggers on Bourbon, I had some crafts available at my house (cause we forgot to do them in the whirlwind of our trip) and last night my family settled down to do a “Make a Mardi Gras Mask” session. This is a cheap and easy craft to make with your kids.
Plus, you wont need scissors, so its perfect for that 4-5 year old range.
- Mardi Gras masks in white and black. You can get (3) for $1.99 at Hobby Lobby
- Mixed package of feathers (approx $6)
- Mixed package of glitter (approx $5)
- Mixed package of glitter glue (approx $3)
- Glue Sticks (.99)
Don’t forget that Hobby Lobby generally offers a 40% off coupon via their website for 1 item that is regular price.
When you do crafting, the one rule of thumb I have is you cannot be worried about mess.
Mess is part of what makes crafting fun for kids!
But a tip is to make sure the lid is on tight when you sprinkle glitter…or this could happen:
I’m pretty sure Chris was trying not to bust a gut when the entire thing dumped open on my mask.
Dad doesn’t have to fill silly making a mask.
It can be a manly one.
And he can write “Daddy-O” on it.
Our finished products: