How to Make a Spring Easter Bonnet, Hat, or Flower Crown with Your Kids

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An Easter bonnet is a longstanding tradition for little girls in many families – and calling it a flower crown will make any little boy excited to be the king of spring! Explain the history of the Easter bonnet to your children and even teach them the song from Irvin Berlin’s “Easter Parade.” Then, get started!

Easter Bonnet or Flower Crown Craft for Kids : How to Make an Easter Bonnet, Hat, or Flower Crown with Your Children


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What you’ll need:

Paper plate – I used one with flowers for a pretty inside trim to my bonnet

Construction paper

Crayons, markers or paint

Ribbon, glitter or tissue paper for embellishments

Scissors

Glue

Step 1: Turn paper plate upside down and color or paint it green.

Step 2: Cut three slits from edge to edge of paper plate, leaving about 1″ margins.


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Step 3: Bend the points created by slits upward.


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Step 4: Cut out some flowers out of contruction paper or tissue paper. Have your child identify flowers that grow in your yard or you typically see around Easter and draw them, or just be creative and create your own spring foliage!


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Step 5: Glue your flowers to the points and add any other decorations you want – like glitter or stickers. I added ribbons down the back of my bonnet.


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8 Comments

  1. Ard

    07.06.2009

    This idea is so cute and great. Its a new-age approach to the paper-plate sun visor 🙂 Im going to make it with my kids tonight and I just know they will love it.

  2. kristen

    11.29.2009

    hey that is a cute idea

  3. Yenny

    02.23.2010

    That’s a good easter artcraft idea for my kids 🙂

    Thank you!

  4. heather

    02.25.2011

    hey thats so pretty i wish i could make one like that

  5. Roma

    04.03.2011

    Hi,

    This is a great idea. I just made one for my son (6yr) for his school easter parade. Quick and easy and not at all expensive. Thank you for the great idea.

  6. Macy

    12.08.2011

    This is a great idea for all seasons just change the sticky bits 🙂 🙂

  7. harsh

    02.19.2012

    wonderful,mind blowing,crafty,interesting,nice,not bad and good

  8. nour

    07.19.2012

    hi
    i like this activities

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