If this Halloween was the first your kiddos have experienced, they are probably still ‘playing Halloween’ on repeat – dressing up and holding out bags for candy. Here’s a fun craft for making quick dress up hats for recreating Halloween or simply for playing pretend all year round. Once you get the hang of it coming up with ideas for paper hats is easy. Here are some Paper Hat tutorials to get your little ones started creating funny and playful hats.
Hand Prints and simple shapes of colorful card stock are all you need to make Turkey Hats for Thanksgiving play!
Handprint Turkey Hat – Crafty Morning
Kids can make and decorate their own paper dinosaur hats. Let the Roaring commence!
DIY Paper Dinosaur Hat – Cutting Tiny Bites
These paper firefighter hats would be great to make and play with during a unit on professions or to go along with your favorite books about firefighters. (The favorite around our house is Fireman Small.)
How to Make a Firefighter Hat – momstown.ca
Have your kids ever asked to make origami party hats? My preschoolers did and I realized I had no idea how! This tutorial gives you step by step instructions with photos that you and your kids can follow along with easily. We’re going to add paints and glitter to give ours a more festive flair.
How to Make Newspaper Party Hats – Skip to my Lou