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Glow in the Dark African Inspired Tribal Mask


African tribal masquerade ceremonies are a wonderful area to touch upon in classroom lessons. Create a plastic mask decorated with designs influenced by African tribal paint and masks. Take a trip to a local museum with a strong African exhibit or visit online exhibits for inspiration.

Materials


Instructions


Step 1. Gather your supplies.


Step 2.

Paint a design on your mask using glow-in-the-dark paints and white paint. We painted white dots and bright colors, which are commonly seen in African tribal face paint.

Tip: Remove the string from the mask to make decorating easier.


Step 3.

Thread some glow-in-the-dark pony beads on a neon blue fuzzy stick, leaving about a half inch between each bead.


Step 4.

Have an adult use a hot glue gun to adhere the fuzzy stick across the top of mask. Trim off any of the excess fuzzy stick.


Step 5.

Bend some neon fuzzy sticks in half. Use (2) of each color: neon green, neon blue, neon orange, and white (the same paint colors used in the mask).


Step 6.

Start gluing the folded fuzzy sticks to the back of the mask, as shown.


Step 7.

After all the fuzzy sticks have been glued to the mask, turn the mask over and slightly bend the fuzzy sticks. Once the mask is complete, tie the string back on the mask.



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