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Get the Party Started with Paper Plate Hats!

If you want to get the party started....begin with this paper plate craft and make yourselves some paper plate hats! They're easy, fun and inexpensive to craft! Just lay out some colored markers, crayons, yarn and watch the kids go crazy! You can make anything from simple cone party hats, to crowns, visors, or rainbow hats. The sky's the limit with this project! Just put on your thinking caps....errrrr....I mean hats!


Paper Plate hats

Want to get started? Here's what you'll need:


  • One white paper plate
  • Crayons or colored markers
  • Scissors
  • Stapler
  • Hole punch
  • Yarn or string


Color any pattern on the back of the paper plate. (Check our photo for reference).

Cut the plate from the border to the middle of the plate. Overlap the cut ends and staple together This will give your hat a peaked look.

Using the hole punch, make two holes on each side of the hat.

Cut off a piece of yarn or string and attach to the holes. Then tie this under your chin to hold the hat in place! That's it!

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