How to Make A Paper Santa Hat

by Stephen
Diy paper Santa hat craft

A Santa hat made from a paper shopping bag, cereal box, and computer paper! I know this is different than my usual videos topics, but technically Santa is a mutant in Marvel comics so I figured it’s still allowed :).
I think this DIY Santa hat looks cool. It’s a little stiff but it’s pretty comfortable on. And the paper fur is pretty convincing and it’s just fun and festive overall.

Anyway, I hope you like it and I’ll catch you on the next one. Merry Christmas everyone!

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Steps To Make A Paper Santa Hat:

  1. Cut the bottom off of your paper grocery bag (the part that allows it to stand upright).
  2. Use a ruler to measure the midpoint of the bag.
    1. If you don’t have a ruler, fold the bag in half long ways to get the midpoint. 
  3. Draw lines from the two bottom corners of the bag to the that midpoint at the top of the bag. 
  4. Cut this triangle out. 
  5. Lay the triangles next to each other.
    1. If there are graphics on the bag, make sure the graphic side is laying up (ie facing you).
  6. Tape together into a cone. 
    • Start with taping one side together and then fold the other sides inward to tape them together. Keep the tape on the inside of the cone. 
  7. Paint this cone in red craft paint. 
  8. Make a headband out of cereal box cardboard strips.
  9. Cut a piece of computer paper into thirds (long ways).
  10. Fold each of these three pieces in half (long ways) and then stack together. 
  11. Add a little glue along the fold lines to keep the pieces together, if desired. 
  12. Cut these strips into fringe. Repeat. 
  13. Hot glue headband onto the bottom of the cone. 
  14. Hot glue pieces of the fringe onto the cereal box headband. 
  15. Repeat until you get a fluffy fringe ring. 
  16. For the pompom – make a ball, cover with paper fringe, glue onto the top of the hat. 
  17. Enjoy!

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