Make paper crowns using our awesome collection of crown templates. This craft tutorial shows you how to decorate and assemble the templates into easy-to-make paper crowns. Make these paper crowns for birthday parties, classroom activities, or anytime you need a crown in a jiffy.
Print out your chosen crown template on gold, silver, or any colored A4 or Letter size cardstock. If you want to color or paint your crown, go with white cardstock.
For the zigzag band template, two copies need to be printed out to make one crown.
3Cut out the template.
Cut out all template pieces.
For the zigzag crown, cut out each rectangle then cut along the zigzag line to come up with 4 crown sections. Set one crown section aside since you only need 3 to make a crown.
4Glue the pieces together.
Crowns A to C - for the Prince and Princess Crowns, Frozen Princess Crown, and Superhero Tiara, glue one straight band behind the crown's left edge and the other band behind the right edge.
Zigzag Crown - connect all three crown sections by gluing the half-triangle edge of one crown section to a full-triangle edge of another crown section.
King and Queen's Crown - connect all three crown sections by gluing along the marked side tabs.
5Decorate the crown.
Decorate the crown with a variety of materials like plastic gems, rhinestones sequins, buttons, beads, foam or fabric shapes, paper cut-outs, stickers, washi tape, lace, ribbons, rickrack, glitter glue, and other notions.
6Glue the ends together.
Measure the crown around your head. Trim the ends to achieve the right length before gluing the ends of the bands together. Once the glue sets, try on your paper crown.
Decorate with colorful scraps of paper.
Cut out various shapes from colorful paper scraps and glue them around your crown for a truly inexpensive yet charming paper crown. Line the base of the crown with a long strip cut from gift wrap paper or any kind of colorful paper.
Create a royal crown.
Create a bejeweled royal crown by gluing plastic gems, rhinestones, sequins,shapes cut out from glitter paper or tinsel paper. You can also use glitter glue or metallic puffy paint to make sparkly dots, lines and patterns on your crown.
Print out on patterned cardstock.
Try printing out the crown template on patterned cardstock for a charming paper crown.
Create fun party crowns.
Print out the templates onto bright-colored or patterned cardstock to come up with some very eye-catching paper crowns. Use them as cute party hats. Let kids decorate the crowns themselves as a fun party activity.