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Easy Seussian Hats

The boys and I were a little bored the other day so I decided it would be fun to make some hats to go with our Dr. Seuss unit.  

Here's how we made them. 

cut a head hole out of the middle of a sturdy paper plate
*works best if the plate has a little bit of a "bowl" to it*

glue two pieces of large red construction paper together so it's big
enough to fit around the "bowl edge" of the paper plate

cut white paper in to even(ish) size stripes

glue on white strips

cover backside"bowl edge" of plate with glue, fold red paper around it,
glue edges of red paper together

Once our hats were finished we decided the best thing to do was listen to silly music and have a dance/parade.

if like me, you cut the head hole too big - a stocking cap works wonders :)

Looking for more Dr. Seuss ideas? You may be interested in these posts as well: Preschool Syllabus: Dr. Seuss, Cats in Hats and a Parade of Things, Celebrating Dr. Seuss, & Green Eggs, Two Ways

You can also find other units and crafts can also on our homeschool page


  1. Wow, those turned out great and they look so cute on!

  2. I love these Dr. Seuss hats! Very cute indeed and so manageable to make with little ones!

  3. love this!

    Thanks for sharing on Hey Mom, Look What I Did at Adventures In Mommy Land...hope to see you again soon!!

  4. The hats look great. Thanks for stopping my blog.

  5. So cute. I hope you don't mind that I pinned it:

    I am excited to follow you over on Pinterest. Thanks for sharing this adorable idea! :-)

  6. great idea! my daughter has a dr suess dress up day at school this week and i think this paper hat would be perfect!

  7. Cuties!! Stopping by from Happy Housewife Seuss Round up!


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