How To: Batman Mask

For my son’s Lego Batman party, I made super hero capes and batman masks to go in the treat bags. They were able to wear these at the party and then take them home.

How to: DIY Batman MaskThese were so easy to make and really did not take too much time.

How to: Batman Mask

Supplies needed:

  • Black craft foam (2mm thick)
  • Black round cord elastic
  • Scissors
  • Small hole punch
  • Cardstock to use for template

Step One:

Print out the batman mask template on heavy card stock and cut it out.

Click to download Batman Mask TemplateDownload your free Batman Mask Template

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Step Two:

Lay out your craft foam – I used the large sheets from Jo Anns (2mm thick). You can find it in the kid’s craft section.

black craft foam

(10) Foamies Foam Sheets 12 x 18″ – Black  (affiliate link)

Trace your template pattern onto the foam. Cut it out. 

Trace batman mask template on to foam

Step Three:

Punch holes in either end of the mask. I used my Crop-A-Dile (affiliate link), but any hole punch will do.

Punch holes in foam

Step Four:

Tie and knot your elastic to each end.

Tie knot with elastic on craft foamI used this elastic from Jo Ann’s. You can find it with the elastic and velcro. Usually in an aisle near the notions.

Round cord elasticHave fun with your mask. If you choose to make your own, the template is sized for a child approximately five years old. If you have an older child or would like to make this for an adult you will have to enlarge the template to fit.

DIY Batman Mask

Sorry for the not so stellar photos on this tutorial. I was making these masks at night in my kitchen that does not have the greatest lighting!

P.S. You might also like these Lego Batman Party Ideas:

Lego Batman Invitation | How to sew bean bags for Man Bat Game | Super Hero Action Word Signs | Easy Sew Super Hero Capes | Batman Cupcake Liners | Lego Batman Jars |
Lego Batman Party: How it All Came Together

Linked up here:

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About Laura Silva

Laura's Crafty Life is a craft blog that was created to share my love of crafting and to hopefully inspire you to get out there and craft! You will find DIY projects, scrapbooking, jewelry making, sewing, and party planning ideas.
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19 Responses to How To: Batman Mask

  1. Shirley says:

    I love this! I’m totally going to make one of these for my little guy. Thanks for the idea!

  2. Here from Tatertots & Jello! This is such a cute idea! I could totally see myself running around wearing one of these mask!

  3. Love this- such a cute idea! Thanks for entering my giveaway. Good luck!

  4. jennlenac says:

    Another FANTASTIC idea- thank you, thank you, thank you for your ideas (and even sharing the templates)! Really helping my party planning and will make for 1 happy 4 year old next week :-)

  5. Thank you for such an awesome idea. My 14 yr and I are going to see the new Batman movie tomorrow and we are making these tonight. Might even make one for our 2 yr old for dress-up. How stinking cute and fun!

  6. Lisa Hall says:

    This is so cool!
    My Grandson would LOVE it!
    Lisa H.

  7. Noelle Adams says:

    PERFECT mask template. Thank you so much! We just made our first one. My son wont take it off!

  8. Cheryl says:

    Was wondering what I would wear to my son’s halloween party at school and this is perfect! Thank you

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  10. mary says:

    This saved me so much time! My daughter wants to be batgirl for halloween and she is already wearing it non-stop! Thank you! Love how easy it was!

  11. Michelle says:

    This was perfect! Thank you so much! My daughter is so excited about her Batgirl masks! So easy to do, I can’t believe I even considered buying one :)

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