There Was an Old Lady Who Printable Mask Template
There Was An Old Lady Who is such a fun book series. I originally made a paper plate There Was an Old Lady mask as part of a Back to School series of crafts. The mask had several different sections that needed to be cut out and painted. This There Was An Old Lady Who mask is one single piece of cardstock. It will be easier for your children to decorate.
Decorating Your There Was An Old Lady Mask
There are so many ways that your children can decorate their masks. Below you will find a list of ways to add color to your mask.
- First, you can have your children use crayons to color the mask.
- Second, markers will add deeper color to the mask. You will notice that I used markers for part of the mask. Then I finished the mask with crayons.
- Third, watercolor paints would be fun to use to decorate the mask.
- Fourth, small pieces of construction paper in a variety of colors can be glued to the mask.
Reading One of the Books Before or AfterDecorating
This is such a fun series of books. Below you will see a list of the books I have read. There are so many more. You can click on any of the pictures below to find more There Was An Old Lady books. If you choose to read one after making the mask, you could read the book wearing the mask.
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Getting the Printable Mask
You will need to have access to a PDF reader to open this template. Acrobat Reader is the one that I use. Once you download the There Was An Old Lady Mask Template, you can print it out onto heavy copy paper or cardstock.
Wearing the Mask
There are a number of ways you can wear the mask.
- First, you can punch holes on either side of the mask. Then you can attach yarn to both of the holes. You can tie the two pieces of yarn in the back.
- Second, you can attach a strip of cardstock to both sides of the mask. Your children can then slip the mask over their heads.
- Third, you may have children that don’t want to wear the mask on their face. You can attach a wooden craft stick to the mask. Children can hold the mask over their faces.
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