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Masks have become part of our daily lives. Learn about the types of masks, create your own prototype mask to explore your ideas, and check out examples of masks folks have made using supplies they have at home.

The mask projects below use a variety of materials that provide a range of protection. Because of these variables, they are not guaranteed protection against contracting a virus.

There are so many different ways to make masks! Here are a few videos of mask making techniques that use supplies you probably have at home. 

For projects for younger kids, look for Nigel the koala. 

BIG hint! You'll find Nigel in What's different? • Play portal • We Puzzle Together for Tots

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Review activities to be sure they are appropriate for your child. Projects vary in difficulty.

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