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Homemade mask instructions Children's Wisconsin

Making a mask video tutorial

Kim Schroeder, an Occupational Therapist at Children's Wisconsin, shows you how to make a homemade mask. Follow her on Instagram (@funhappinessandlife) if you have any questions or need more information. 

Material list

  • (2) 7 ½” x 7 ½” 100% cotton squares (pillow case or 100% cotton quilting material with high thread count)
    • If you do not have 100% cotton squares, you may also use a cotton tea/dish towel with a high thread count or a cotton or poly cotton t-shirt materiaL

  • (2) Elastic hair ties, make 1 cut in each to make (2) 6-7” lengths of covered elastic OR very thin 1/8” to ¼” elastic also works

  • 5 ½” length of florist wire. Other wire options include:
    • Plastic twist ties
    • Beading wire
    • Pipe cleaners


To drop off donations at both our Milwaukee and Fox Valley hospital locations, please schedule an appointment by emailing us at

Items can also be shipped to:

Children's Wisconsin Volunteer Services
Suite C115
999 N. 92nd St.,
Wauwatosa, WI 53226


Neenah Corporate Center
ATTN: George Davis
333 N. Commercial Street, Suite 400
Neenah, WI 54956