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Great project for kids on a winter day: Make a lucha libre mask!

The colorful lucha libre mask is worn by professional wrestlers in Mexico City. To make a máscara with your little luchador, all you need is paper, glue, string and scissors.

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1. Draw design on construction paper and carefully cut out.

 

Glue smaller piece of mask to bigger piece. 

Decorate mask with markers and sequins, and tape string to both sides. Play!