Craft Foam Crown

Have fun making and wearing these cute craft foam crowns.
Craft Foam Crown craft


  • Craft foam
  • Printable paper
  • Hole punch
  • Elastic band
  • White glue
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Things to decorate your crown
    with: buttons, pom-poms, plastic gems, beads, rhinestones, fabric, craft boas, glitter glue, etc.

Safety Tips

  • Small craft materials such as beads and sequins are choking hazards. These are not suitable for children below the age of three.
  • Watch out for this sign Ask for an adult's help.. It means adult help is needed for the particular step.


Step 1 Craft Foam Crown 1. Choose from any one of the first three crown templates (Crown template 1, 2, or 3) from our printable prince and princess crowns.

Other crown templates you can use:
Step 2 Craft Foam Crown 2. Cut out the main crown piece.
Step 3 Craft Foam Crown 3. Trace around the crown on craft foam.
Step 4 Craft Foam Crown Ask for an adult's help.4. Cut out the craft foam crown.
Step 5 Craft Foam Crown Ask for an adult's help.5. Punch a hole each on the right and left edges of the crown.
Step 6a Craft Foam Crown 6. Decorate the crown by gluing on a variety of materials. Let kids choose and create a look for their crown. Here are some decorating ideas:

a.) Funny Crown- create a jester-like crown with colorful buttons and pom-poms.
Step 6b Craft Foam Crown b.) Pretty in Pink- pretty up your crown with glitter glue, plastic gems, and rhinestones. Get more bejeweling ideas from our Bejeweled Crown craft.
Step 6c Craft Foam Crown c.) Princess Crown- go for an absolutely princess look by gluing a boa at the bottom edge of your crown, adding rhinestones, gem-style stickers, glitter glue, and a princess sticker (or look for a Princess clipart online, print it and cut it out).
Step 6d Craft Foam Crown d.) Frog Prince- cut out craft foam, felt, fabric, or paper into simple shapes and put them together to create an exciting design. This would be a great way to incorporate animal and cartoon characters to your crown. Add other materials like wiggle eyes, buttons, or brads to accent your crown.
Step 7 Craft Foam Crown 7. Cut a piece of elastic band to a length of about 10 to 12 inches. Insert the ends of the elastic band through the opposite holes on the crown, knotting each end from the inner side of the crown.
Step 8 Craft Foam Crown 8. The crown should fit snugly on your head. You can adjust the length of the elastic, if necessary.