Witch's Hat

Create your own witch's hat out of construction paper for a fantastic Halloween costume.

Safety Tips

  • Watch out for this sign Ask for an adult's help. It means adult help is needed for the particular step.
Witch Hat craft

Materials

  • Black construction paper
  • Black felt or craft foam
  • Yellow felt or craft foam
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Glue
  • Compass

Steps

Step 1 Witch Hat craft Ask for an adult's help1. Create a cone hat out of black construction paper following this basic cone hat instructions. Make sure that the cone fits comfortably around your head, with a bit of extra room for adding a brim.
Step 2 Witch Hat craft 2. Cut short fringes of equal length approximately 1 inch apart along the base of the cone.
Step 3 Witch Hat craft 3. Fold out the fringes.
Step 4 Witch Hat craft 4. Measure the inside diameter of your cone.
Step 5 Witch Hat craft 5. Mark out the measured diameter at the center of a large sheet of black construction paper. Mark the midpoint as well.
Step 6 Witch Hat craft 6. With a compass anchored at the midpoint, draw a circle following the end points of the diameter.
Step 7 Witch Hat craft 7. Next, draw a bigger circle to define the brim.
Step 8 Witch Hat craft 8. Cut out the big circle as well as the inner circle to come up with the brim.
Step 9 Witch Hat craft 9. Test the brim's fit on your cone. The brim should fit perfectly and lay flat against the cone's bottom fringes. You can widen the hole if necessary.
Step 10 Witch Hat craft 10. Remove the brim and apply glue around the hole.
Step 11 Witch Hat craft 11. Insert the brim from the top of the cone with glue side facing down. Press on the edges around the hole to glue the fringes in place.
Step 12a Witch Hat 12. Cut out a 1½ to 2-inch wide strip of black felt, fabric, or craft foam. Glue this around the base of the cone. Cut out and glue a square buckle out of felt or craft foam. Let the glue dry completely.

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