When it comes to crafting with kids, simple is often better. We love projects with craft sticks, like this Dr. Seuss Hat!
How cute is that, right?
Seriously, it’s an easy one, too. Here’s what you need…
Of course, you could spend hours cutting tissue paper into squares if you have time to spare. If you’re like me, though, these pre-cut tissue paper squares make crafting more delightful. Get yours now!
How to Make a Dr. Seuss Hat with Jumbo Craft Sticks
First, lay out an old newspaper before you get started to protect your work surface.
Next, place 2 craft sticks vertically about two inches apart and carefully hot glue 2 craft sticks horizontally at the bottom.
Cut 1/2″ off each end of 7 craft sticks and carefully hot glue them horizontally onto the 2 vertical craft sticks.
Paint your craft stick hat white and let dry.
Wrap a tissue paper square around the eraser of the pencil.
Dip that into your Elmer’s glue and place it onto the top of the hat. Repeat this step and make a row of the tissue paper. Each stripe of red will be made with two rows of tissue paper squares (6 rows of tissue paper squares in total).
Leave a craft stick blank in between rows, for the white stripe of the hat.
Use your Sharpie to trace the outside edges of the brim of the hat and stripes in between each row of tissue paper squares.
The final result is a super cute Dr. Seuss Hat that was simple and fun to make.
You can add a string to the top or a magnet to the back to hang your creation for display, if you like.
***To ensure safety, an adult should do the hot gluing!***