Jewel Beetle Mask

The Buprestidae beetle family, also known as jewel beetles, get their name from their shiny metallic appearance. These eye-catching bugs come in a variety of vibrant colours, and some have striking patterns and markings.

To make this craft, you will need:


Jewel beetle mask


  1. Cut out mask and eyeholes
  2. Colour-in and decorate with shiny and shimmering materials
  3. Make holes where the two small circles are on the wings
  4. Attach string or elastic to wear


Download printable instructions and template

Jewel Beetle from the collection

Photo by Katherine Child