How to Make a Leprechaun Hat for St. Patrick’s Day

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I don’t know about you, but when I think of a Leprechaun I think of the big, green hat he wears.  Today I’m going to show you how to make your very own Leprechaun Hat for St. Patrick’s Day.  After all, St. Patrick’s Day is only a little over a week away.  Now is the time to get started making and displaying your St. Patrick’s Day crafts.  So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started with this fun St. Patrick’s Day craft.

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How to Make a Leprechaun Hat



 

Materials Needed

Large Ice Cream Carton or Bucket

Green Craft Foam or Wrapping Paper

Paper Plate

Green Paint

Pencil

Scissors

Glue

Tape

Belt or Black Foam/Paper & Yellow Paper

 

Step 1



You need a large ice cream carton or bucket.



You need a large ice cream carton or bucket.


Step 2



Wrap with green craft foam or with green wrapping paper.



Wrap with green craft foam or with green wrapping paper.  Leave hole at bottom.

 

Step 3



Paint a paper plate green.



Paint a paper plate green.

 

Step 4



Trace carton in center of plate.



Trace carton in center of plate.

 

Step 5



Now draw tabs.



Now draw tabs.

 

Step 6



Cut out.... fold tabs inwards.



Cut out…. fold tabs inwards.

 

Step 7



Glue and tape tabs inside of container.



Glue and tape tabs inside of container.

 

Step 8



The easy way to add a belt is to borrow your Dad's belt and strap it on hat.



The easy way to add a belt is to borrow your Dad’s belt and strap it on hat.



Or..... just add black strip of foam or paper.  And, yellow square with center cut out.



Or….. just add black strip of foam or paper.  And, yellow square with center cut out.

 

Step 9



Wear the hat.



Wear the hat.

Isn’t this Leprechaun Hat adorable?  What child wouldn’t enjoy running around the house wearing this Leprechaun Hat for St. Patrick’s Day?  Enjoy.

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