Carnival - Carnival Hat

Girl wearing Carnival hat

Make a hat for Carnival.

30 minutes This should take about 30 mins

You will need:

  • 7 thin pipe cleaners
  • 5 thick pipe cleaners
  • Long strip of card for headband – approximately 10cm wide
  • Glue
  • Beads or sequins

Remember to ask a Grown-up for help.

What to do:

Step 1

Thick pipe cleaner being twisted

Fold the thick pipe cleaners in half and twist together.

Step 2

Bead placed on top of thin pipe cleaner

Thread the beads or sequins on top of the thinner pipe cleaners.

Step 3

Thin pipe cleaners attached to the strip of card

Glue thin pipe cleaners to the strip of card and leave to dry.

Step 4

Thick pipe cleaners being glued down

Once dry, glue down the thicker pipe cleaners over the thin pipe cleaners and leave to dry.

Step 5

Hat being wrapped around child's head

Finally, wrap the headband around the crown of the child's head to measure the size. Holding the hat's shape, remove it from the child's head and safely staple the ends of the card together, forming the finished hat.

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