Timon Mask Pattern

Timon Headdress Mask Pattern

For the Lion King Play


This Timon mask pattern creates all the shapes for you, and painting it is really fun. Those big black eye spots will make him stand out on stage in the Lion King play.

What you’ll get when you order:

This is a downloadable PDF Pattern with full instructions, so there’s no waiting and no shipping costs. You can start on your project right away. Be sure to download your pattern directly to your computer or device, so you can access it again later.

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To Make Your Timon Mask:

Place the Timon Mask Pattern on Cereal Box Cardboard.
Place the Timon Mask Pattern on Cereal Box Cardboard.
Cut Out the Pattern Pieces and Tape Them Together.
Cut Out the Pattern Pieces and Tape Them Together.
Add One Layer of Paper Mache to the Timon Mask
Add One Layer of Paper Mache
Paint Timon the Meerkat, And You're Done!
Paint Him With Meerkat Colors, And You're Done!

Finished size: About 8 inches (20.32 cm) high, 8.5 inches (21.59 cm) wide and 12 inches (30.48 cm) deep. The cap can be easily altered to fit the actor’s head.

Watch this video to learn more about the Timon Mask Pattern:

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To make your mask you will need:

  • Printer
  • Copy paper or full-sheet labels (recommended)
  • Glue stick if using copy paper for pattern
  • Cardboard from 4 standard-sized cereal boxes
  • Sharp scissors for cutting cardboard
  • Tape, both clear plastic tape and masking tape
  • Aluminum foil (just a very small amount)
  • Glue gun
  • 33 mm (1.5 in) Styrofoam ball
  • Newspaper strips and paste (or use light-weight brown paper and Titebond III wood glue, like I
    did – recommended)
  • Spray primer
  • Acrylic paint and varnish
  • Artists’ brushes
  • Clear fingernail polish (optional)
  • Black felt. One sheet of 8” x 11” felt is enough for
    several headdress masks.


The PDF file, which includes the pattern and complete instructions, will be available for instant download after ordering.

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