Mix and Match Parts Totem Pole Images

Decorations and Accessories

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Hands and claws can contain entire faces or facial parts, eyes, noses etc.   


  • Eyes
  • Ears
  • Noses
  • Feathers
  • Wings
  • Decorative Fillers
  • Bear Claws
  • Eyebrow Shapes

Designs can serve more than one purpose.  Ears, noses and hands or paws can contain characters that can enhance the story of the pole or create an entirely new meaning within the pole as a whole.

Totem pole artists use all available space in their carvings to enhance the appearance of the poles and tell the story of the poles.  

Little creatures such as insects, small rodents. birds often hide in tiny places just waiting to be discovered by the viewer of pole designs.   

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.

Decorate your masks with paper, beads, fabric, glue, paint, glitter, ribbon, yarn, tape, cotton balls, feathers.

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

Color Book Totem Pole Activities

All paper mask designs are printable on regular or heavy duty 8 1/2" x 11" paper. Print landscape mode for larger masks, portrait setting for smaller masks.

Make paper tube totem pole sized to fit on a paper towel or gift wrap tubes.  Cardboard tubes from toilet paper rolls, paper towels, aluminum foil, saran wrap, etc., make great bases for children to create paper totem poles.

Children can cut out and color the totem pole creatures then paste or tape them onto the tubes. A few scissor snips here and there to the tubes to allow one tube to insert into the other can make them stack one atop the other.