Mummy Egyptian Mask

after being trimmed 

My middle daughter has been studying Egypt in school and they are supposed to make a death mask.  Well that was supposed to happen this morning but with a fever 101+ yeah umm she didn't go to school.  So I went to school for about an hour so I could see how it was done and came home and did this with her.
This is how I was taught to do this…
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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. danica
    Nov 14, 2011 @ 10:02:42

    When I helped Sterling's class do this a couple years ago, we slathered the kids' faces with petrolem jelly to keep the plaster from sticking. A wet paper towel sounds easier to clean up afterwards.


  2. sunshine
    Nov 14, 2011 @ 14:17:54

    I have seen it done that way and yes it is tons messier to clean up also it makes the children feel like they are suffocating, the other thing it does is that the eyelashes and eyebrows still get pulled out that way the paper towel way doesn't have a lot of clean up and no pain either.


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