004 feathers1200Feathers for Masks and Dolls

Tall and Short Feathers

Put the finishing touch on your Kachina Doll or mask with these decorative color book craft feathers. Decorate your construct a kachina mask with these simple, elementary color book feather arrangements formatted to fit the construct-a-mask template images. Refer to the historic designs to make a relatively authentic looking mask or let imagination go and invent your own personal kachina design. These renditions of fairly common kachina head dress types may help young children enjoy and become familiarize with native American cultures.

Use other materials for creating feathers. Trace the mask parts onto colorful foam sheets for creating soft face masks. Experiment with creating feathers from foam sheets, felt, paper, or wire pipe cleaners.