Here's How to Quickly Modify an Adult-sized Disposable Face Mask to Fit Your Kid

Here's How to Quickly Modify an Adult-sized Disposable Face Mask to Fit Your Kid

Here's how you can better tweak the masks to fit your little ones.

During the circuit breaker period, it is mandatory for everyone to wear a mask when they’re out, with the exception of when you are exercising and for kids below the age of 2. Therefore making DIY face mask for kids is something you are thinking of doing.

While we’ve shared how to modify disposable masks and government-issued masks to fit better on your face, what about your kids?

Here is a simple video tutorial on YouTube that shows you how to resize an adult-sized mask into a kid’s mask in less than a minute.

DIY Face Mask For Kids: Easily Resize Adult-fitting Face Mask To Fit Your Child

Step 1: On the outer side of the mask, in a vertical position, take the left end of the mask and fold it to the centre.

Here's How to Quickly Modify an Adult-sized Disposable Face Mask to Fit Your Kid

Photo: Screengrab/YouTube/Craft ideas

Step 2: Repeat step 1 with the right end of the mask.

diy face mask for kids

Photo: Screengrab/YouTube/Craft ideas

Step 3: Hold it in place and tie a knot as close as possible to the strap.

diy face mask for kids

Photo: Screengrab/YouTube/Craft ideas

Step 4: Repeat steps 1 to 3 for the other side of the mask.

Here's How to Quickly Modify an Adult-sized Disposable Face Mask to Fit Your Kid

Photo: Screengrab/YouTube/Craft ideas

Step 5: Flip the mask inside out so that it is opened and expanded. The outer side of the mask should be protruding out.

DIY Face Mask For Kids: Another Similar Method To Resize Bigger Masks

Step 1: Fold the mask into half.

Here's How to Quickly Modify an Adult-sized Disposable Face Mask to Fit Your Kid

Photo: Screengrab/Reddit/u/txipay

Step 2: Tie a knot on the straps on each side of the mask.

Here's How to Quickly Modify an Adult-sized Disposable Face Mask to Fit Your Kid

Photo: Screengrab/Reddit/u/txipay

Step 3: Open up the mask and push the outer side of the mask inwards, to close up the gaps on both sides.

diy face mask for kids

Photo: Screengrab/Reddit/u/txipay

With these modifications, there won’t be a need for parents to shop online specifically for a kid’s mask.

If you are thinking of making your own face mask for your kids instead, check out which material is the best to use.

This post was first published on AsiaOne and was republished on theAsianparent with permission.

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Here's How to Quickly Modify an Adult-sized Disposable Face Mask to Fit Your Kid

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