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Buddy The Elf Headband Craft [Free Template]

Christmas is the time of year where kids are most excited!

They can’t wait to find out what Santa has in store for them, and they get to do lots of fun activities at home and at school.

This Buddy The Elf Headband craft is another activity they will love to do!

It’s not only fun, but it helps kids work on skills like following directions, creativity, and more.

We love simple kids’ crafts like this and kids do too! Download the free template and make it this December!

Also, be sure to look through all of our elf activities for kids for even more ideas.

Easy Elf Headband

Buddy the Elf headband craft image collage with the words Buddy The Elf Headband

Supplies

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

Directions

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

hand holding Buddy the Elf headband craft template

Begin to make your elf headband by gluing the hair to the elf head.

hand gluing hair to Buddy the Elf headband craft

Next, glue the eyes in the middle of the head, just above the mouth.

hand gluing eye to face of Buddy the Elf headband craft

Use a brown marker to draw on eyebrows above both eyes. Use a peach marker to draw on the nose just above the mouth.

hand drawing eyebrows on buddy the elf head

Take the completed head and glue it to the front and top of the collar.

hand gluing collar to elf head

Start making the hat by gluing the yellow band to the hat. Next, glue the feather to the back and side of the hat.

hand gluing hat band to elf hat
hand gluing feather to back of elf hat

Position the completed hat on the top of the hair and glue it down.

hand gluing hat to hair of Buddy the elf headband

Place this completed piece onto the headband base and glue it in place.

hand gluing head to base of Buddy the elf headband

Finish off the headband by taping an extender piece to each side of the base.

hand taping extender to buddy the elf headband craft

Isn’t this such a fun Christmas craft for kids?!

Buddy the Elf headband craft

Christmas Unit For Kids

Want to create an entire Christmas unit study around this elf headband? If so, keep reading below for our favorite ideas!

Reading aloud to your child is a great way to help them develop a love of reading. It also helps them learn how to communicate better, and it encourages their curiosity and imagination.

Below are some of the top Christmas books to read to your kids!

Dasher: This wonderfully illustrated Christmas book for kids gives you the back story on one of Santa’s favorite reindeer, Dasher! Girls will especially love to read this since Dasher is a girl.

Construction Site On Christmas Night: Fans of the fun characters of the construction site books have to add this Christmas themed story to their collection. See how the trucks get ready for Christmas!

How To Catch An Elf: Kids everywhere love the silliness of this Christmas story. The rhymes and the illustrations will draw the kids in as well. This is a Christmas book kids will want to read every year!

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Crafting with kids is a great activity for kids because it helps with fine motor skills, exercises creativity, helps to relieve stress, and helps kids learn to use scissors properly.

Add in any of our other easy Xmas crafts:

Help your kids learn and work on their fine motor skills with these Christmas pattern block mats. They’re a great activity for home or the classroom, and will help them learn shapes and colors as well! 

Buddy the Elf headband craft

It’s Christmas time and kids are getting excited about the holiday season. This Christmas playdough kit is perfect to help them explore their creativity, all while developing fine motor skills with playdough! The kit includes a variety of colors and Christmas props that kids will love. It also comes with a reusable container so you don’t have to worry about clean up after your child has finished playing!

Get these free printable reindeer coloring pages to help your child work on their fine motor skills and creativity. It’s a fun activity for kids during the Christmas season! Your little one will love them.

These Christmas do a dot printables offer a variety of activities to help kids learn. They can help with fine motor skills, counting, letter recognition, and visual discrimination. Download them now before Christmas arrives so you’re ready when the little ones want to start doing holiday activities.

Wondering how to have your kids learn in a fun way? These Christmas I spy printables are perfect for practicing visual discrimination, counting, and memory.

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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Buddy The Elf Headband Craft

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This Buddy the Elf headband craft is easy to make and perfect for kids during Christmas season!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Tape
  • Crayons or markers
  • Buddy headband template

Instructions

  1. Download the headband template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin to make your elf headband by gluing the hair to the elf head.
  3. Next, glue the eyes in the middle of the head, just above the mouth.
  4. Use a brown marker to draw on eyebrows above both eyes. Use a peach marker to draw on the nose just above the mouth.
  5. Take the completed head and glue it to the front and top of the collar.
  6. Start making the hat by gluing the yellow band to the hat. Next, glue the feather to the back and side of the hat.
  7. Position the completed hat on the top of the hair and glue it down.
  8. Place this completed piece onto the headband base and glue it in place.
  9. Finish off the headband by taping an extender piece to each side of the base.

Buddy Headband Template

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