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Decorations Totem Poles

Fill-In-The-Blanks Fillers

hole through decorationDecorations are little critters and other characters that are useful in filling in the blank spots that invariably appear between larger carvings on a totem pole. These little decorations provide details necessary to the story or message the carvers intend to convey and are not usually placed without careful consideration of their meanings. The filler characters in this section are a mixture of creatures that actually appear on authentic totem poles and whimsical creatures just for fun.

Mix and match, print, color and tape or paste these paper mask feathers, flowers, paper hair and beards and other decorations onto your favorite color book totem pole mask.

You can also decorate your totem poles or masks with paper, beads, fabric, glue, paint, glitter, ribbon, yarn, tape, cotton balls, feathers.

Fill in the Blanks with Critters

Print and trace the designs onto multi-color fun craft foam sheets to create colorful soft mask parts. Use the left over trimmings of foam pieces to create your own cut and paste designs and shapes for your mask.

Apply these patterns to glass etching techniques or creatively sponge paint stenciling designs to trim your walls or ceramics or decorate wooden furniture.

Make beautiful eye-catching stunning and colorful sun catchers for the windows. Save the images to your computer and pre-color the images to print onto window decal, magnet sheets and iron-on transfer "paper" or material which is available at any office supply store. Children will enjoy decorating the windows of the home or car with easily removable and transparent window decals. Make Thunderbird and Grizzly Bear and other character magnet totem tokens for children to trade and share.

Print and color these totem characters with Crayola Crayons or Magic markers. Laminate your favorite paper decorations to make permanent or long-lasting ornaments that can be used as unique gifts for relatives and friends.

Children can trace the totem pole patterns onto multicolored foam sheets or colorful felt cloth to create soft totems and ethnic theme masks. Create treasured gifts and family heirlooms to hand down to future generations with needlework and embroidery on pillows or tapestry.

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