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.
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.
Step 2: Repeat step 1 with the right end of the mask.
Step 3: Hold it in place and tie a knot as close as possible to the strap.
Step 4: Repeat steps 1 to 3 for the other side of the mask.
Step 5: Flip the mask inside out so that it is opened and expanded. The outer side of the mask should be protruding out.
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Step 1: Fold the mask into half.
Step 2: Tie a knot on the straps on each side of the mask.
Step 3: Open up the mask and push the outer side of the mask inwards, to close up the gaps on both sides.
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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