Kids' Valentine's Day Party: Hats

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by Eileen Farley, A.C. Moore Craftologist

Kids' Valentine's Day Party: Hats

Make a party hat that has guests wearing their hearts on their heads (instead of their sleeves)! This DIY accessory is easily made from red, white and pink cardstock, yarn, stickers and other crafting supplies. Click here for other ways to make the event memorable.

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Project Details

  • Level:ages 6 + up
  • Time:about an hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Tip: The colors of the medallions can be any combination you like.
  • 2
    Download and print the project template. Tape the pieces together where indicated. Use the template to cut out the hat from the decorative cardstock. Roll into a cone and use the glue stick to attach the ends together.
  • 3
    Create a pom pom from yarn by following the instructions on the pompom maker package. Tacky glue the pom pom to the point of the hat. Let glue set.
  • 4
    Cut two 1-½"” x 12”" pieces of solid color cardstock. Fold each piece in ½"” accordion folds. Glue the two pieces together on each end with the glue stick to form a circle. Cut out two solid cardstock hearts. Push the accordion circle together in the center. Place tacky glue in the center and hold together for a few minutes. Glue one heart to the center on each side. Hold for a few minutes until glue sets. Attach a foam glitter sticker heart to cardstock heart. Glue medallion to hat. Need to see it? Check out the video near the top of this page.
  • 5
    Punch a hole on each side of the hat. Cut two 24"” pieces of ribbon. Tie each piece to a hole. Tie a knot to secure. Use these to tie the hat around your head.

Project Details

  • Level:ages 6 + up
  • Time:about an hour

Project Supplies

  • •Nicole™ Crafts Foam Glitter Sticker Hearts
  • •Yarns, 1/4" Wide Ribbon & Several Pieces of Solid Cardstock in Red, White and Pink
  • •Clover Large Pom Pom Maker
  • •Several Pieces of Decorative Valentine's Themed Cardstock
  • •McGill 1/4" x 2" Round Paper Punch
  • •Aleene's Original Tacky Glue
  • •Elmer's Glue Stick
  • •Scissors, Scotch Tape & Ruler
Download Project Template