This is a great activity for kids of all ages. Making this paper Thanksgiving pilgrim hat will get kids into the holiday spirit and allow them to pretend to be a pilgrim. This Thanksgiving craft is a simple and fun one that can be used in an educational context.

What you'll need:

  • White poster board or light-weight cardboard
  • Construction paper: Black, yellow, gray
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Glue
How to make your Thanksgiving Pilgrim Hat:
  • Cut a headband out of poster board that is slightly larger than your child's head.
  • Cut a hat shape out of black construction paper.
  • Cut a strip 1 1/2" wide out of gray construction paper and glue to the hat as shown. Trim the edges off to match the angle of the hat.
  • Cut a square out of yellow construction paper that is 2 1/2" X 2 1/2" inches. Cut the center out of the square and discard. Glue the remainder of the square over the gray strip.
  • Glue or tape the finished hat to the headband.
  • Tape the headband to fit around the child's head and trim off any excess poster board.


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