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Day of the Dead cat mask video

This sugar skull cat mask (calavera) mask is fun & easy to make, perfect for a last minute costume!

Meow! We’ve put together this mask for you to dress up in on Day of the Dead this year.

El Dia de los Muertos is a joyful celebration of those who have passed and that includes pets and animals too. Check out our Day of the Dead mask photo instructions and video tutorial below. Put together a quick costume with this cat mask template.

How to make your Day of the Dead sugar skull cat mask:

Step 1
You will need scissors, a glue stick, masking tape and some ribbon. For a longer lasting mask, print your template on to a slightly heavier stock paper.
Step 2
Carefully cut out the mask, whiskers and eye holes.
Step 3
Glue the middle panels together with your glue stick and secure on the back with a little masking tape.
Steps 4 
Next stick the two side panels together as shown.
Step 5
Glue the whiskers in place on the reverse of the mask.
Step 6
Attach a length of ribbon to either side of your mask. You can glue it in place, then stick with masking tape for a really firm hold.
Step 7
Meow! Your Day of the Dead Cat Mask is ready to wear!

Templates for el Dia los Muertos or Day of the Dead.
El Dia los Muertos or Day of the Dead mask costume.

Download the sugar skull cat mask templates here. Plus 1 to color in!

Templates to download and print sugar skull cat mask

Also included for Happythought members is a printable download is a black and white coloring-in version of the calavera cat mask.

sugar skull cat mask for el Dia los Muertos or Day of the Dead.
Easy make sugar skull cat mask

Be sure to check out our other printable masks: 10 Animal mask templates, 12 printable Lucha Libre masks and Calavera mask templates!

Make your fiesta the best!

Did you know?

If you join the Happythought membership here you get 50% off all of our Day of the Dead products?

Dia de los Muertos, Day of the Dead crafts! day of the dead cat mask

Be sure to check out these other great crafts for El Dia de los Muertos.

How to make a Milagro ornament, a beautiful paper flower crown, DIY color in calavera mask patterns and simple instructions and templates on making DIY papel picado. Our set of animal masks are very popular for dress up ideas, masks and the quick animal costume ideas. The masks templates featured are a tiger, deer, panda, dog, cat, bear, owl, fox, koala and rabbit.

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16 thoughts on “Day of the Dead cat mask video

  1. I love this Dia de los Muertos cat mask template! I just look so awesome in it!

  2. The mask was awesome I love this cat mask 🙂

  3. Thank you for sending me this cool template for a Day of the Dead cats masks – thanks again!

  4. I love cats and this Day of the Dead cat mask template means to much to me!!

  5. Thank you very much for sharing, I really needed it!

  6. Fab site

  7. Merci pout toutes vos belles idées et créations. j’ai réalisé le masque du du chat en le personnalisant, ma fille là adoré.
    Merci encore.

  8. Very cute mask <3
    Love the template? Thank you!

  9. My grand Daughter and I made this mask over the weekend. We used the blank template so that she could color it her way. She loved it and I did too. Thanks for such wonderful products. Irene (themainecooncat)

  10. Wow, beautiful
    Please email me the template

  11. great idea! will use it this year, too!

  12. Cool mask! I plan to make it from felt so my daughter can dress up for Halloween.

  13. will be fun to do

  14. thank you!

  15. mil gracias por tan hermosas ideas podrian compartirme las mascaras

  16. Absolutely stunning – I love sugar skulls…and cats, so this is a perfect combination.

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