Kachina Mask Mix and Match

Make a Kachina doll or mask with printable designs in "Paper Kachina Masks for Young Children." Elementary or beginning level color book renditions of common and known kachina types created for young children to enjoy and become familiarize with native American culture.  Mix and match, color and paste these mask decorations onto blank mask template images to create your own, unique kachina masks.

Materials to Use

Some materials you can use to decorate your Kachina mask:

  • Tempura or (child safe) paint
  • Crayola Crayons
  • Sharpie or Magic Markers
  • Sequins and glitter
  • Yarn, thick and colorful
  • Colorful foam craft sheets
  • Glass, wooden or plastic beads
  • Clean feathers
  • Fabric scraps
  • Scissors
  • Cardboard tube (paper towel, toilet paper, gift wrap tubes)
  • Styrofoam balls and shapes
  • Paper Glue
  • Tape
  • Construction paper
  • Play Dough or Colorful Clay
  • Colorful Felt
  • Balloons and Paper Maché

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Kachina Mask Child Craft

These color book images are formatted to fit perfectly onto the construct-a-mask template images of Kachina mask printable designs in this web site. All crafts are elementary or beginning level color book renditions of fairly common types created for young children to enjoy and become familiarize with native American culture.

Print masks and parts on card stock for best results. Experiment with various medium such as paper maché, foam sheets and felt pieces. Trace the mask parts onto colorful foam sheets for creating soft face masks. Try creating hair decorations out of lengths of yarn, string, leaves, feathers or cloth.