Ancient Egyptian Headband

Dress up like ancient Egyptian royalty by making your own paper Egyptian headband.
Egyptian Headband craft


  • A4 or Letter size printable cardstock
  • Crayons or any water-based paint
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Paint brush
  • Rhinestones, sequins, glitter (optional)


Step 1 Egyptian Headband craft 1. Choose from any of these Egyptian headband templates and print out your chosen template on A4 or Letter size card stock.

*If you chose a colored template, go directly to Step 3.
Step 2 Egyptian Headband craft 2. Color or paint the template gold. You can also include other hues as an accent.
Step 3 Egyptian Headband craft 3. Cut out the three template pieces.
Step 4 Egyptian Headband craft 4. Take the pair of straight template bands. Glue one on the left edge of the main headband template and the other band on the right edge. Measure the headband around your head. Trim off the ends of the bands to achieve the right length.
Step 5a Egyptian Headband craft 5. You can add more sparkle by accenting the headband with glitter glue.
Step 5b Egyptian Headband craft Or decorate it with puffy paint, rhinestones or sequins.
Step 6 Egyptian Headband craft 6. Let the glue and puffy paint dry before gluing the ends of the headband together.

Finally, try it on!