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Alien Headband Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Bring out your child’s imagination with this alien headband craft!

It’s an easy headband craft for kids that goes along great with a space themed birthday party or study unit.

We’re giving you a free printable template with 2 versions that will be perfect for any aged child.

Download the template, then watch our quick video tutorial below to see exactly how to make this alien craft!

Alien Craft Idea

alien headband craft image collage with the words alien headband in the middle

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Markers
  • Alien template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the alien headband template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

hand holding alien headband template

Begin to make the alien by gluing the eyes in the middle of the alien’s head.

hand gluing eye to alien headband craft

Use a marker a few shades darker than the colored cardstock you use to draw some spots on the top of the head. Also, color in the end of the alien’s head projections.

hand drawing decorations on alien headband craft

Take a headband extender and tape it to the end of the headband base. Repeat for the other side.

hand taping extender to alien headband craft

You’re done! Can you believe how easy this headband craft is to make?

pink alien headband craft

Space Ideas For Kids

Want to create a fun themed week or unit around this craft? We think this alien craft would be great for a space unit!

Reading books to kids is not only great for introducing a new topic, but it also helps kids work on focus and vocabulary. Below are some popular space books for kids.

8 Little Planets is a fun space book for the youngest of kids. It has engaging rhyming words and cute illustrations!

On The Launchpad is a simple space themed book for young children learning how to count! Read it nightly to help them learn!

My First Book of Planets is perfect for children who want to learn more about space.

2 alien headband crafts

Want to add some more space themed activities?

Try out this rocket craft for kids. It incorporates painting, crafting, and lots of fun!

These space do a dot printables are an engaging way to help children work on fine motor skills, counting, and letter recognition.

For a simple STEM activity, print out and use these space pattern block mats! They’re colorful and great for using over and over again!

green alien headband craft

Learn more about stars with this pipe cleaner constellation activity.

If your child enjoys sensory play, try this space play dough kit or this outer space sensory bin.

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

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2 alien headband crafts

Alien Headband Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 16 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Make this cute alien headband craft any time of year!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Markers
  • Alien template

Instructions

  1. Download the alien headband template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin to make the alien by gluing the eyes in the middle of the alien's head.
  3. Use a marker a few shades darker than the colored cardstock you use to draw some spots on the top of the head. Also, color in the end of the alien's head projections.
  4. Take a headband extender and tape it to the end of the headband base. Repeat for the other side.

Free Alien Template

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