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Sunshine Paper Plate Mask

15 Minutes: 2 and up: Summer
Sunshine Paper Plate Mask

Sunshine Paper Plate Mask

Sunshine Paper Plate Mask
An Activity for Preschoolers:

Celebrate the start of summer with these sunny masks!

Before You Begin:

Gather the following materials to create these sunny masks: paper plates, paintbrushes and yellow, orange and red paint. For younger children, teachers may wish to complete step 1 themselves by cutting the centers out of the paper plates.

Activity Goals:

To create a fun, wearable mask to celebrate the summer.


These sunny masks are fun for dramatic play, story time and weather-themed songs such as You Are My Sunshine.

Let's Get Started


Use scissors to cut out the center of the paper plate and the outside rays of the sun.


With a paintbrush and yellow paint, paint the remainder of the plate to represent the sun.


Make your mask extra sunny by adding other colors such as red and orange.

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