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Cat Headband Craft For Kids [Free Template]

If your kids or students are doing a pet themed unit, they’ll want to make this cat headband craft.

It’s a fun and easy headband craft for kids that will look so adorable on your kiddo!

Download the free printable template and make it out of paper or print it out in black and white for kids to color in. That means this craft can be done by kids of all ages!

Check out our step by step directions below or watch our quick video below to see how to make this cat craft.

Preschool Cat Craft

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

Supplies

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

Directions

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

hand holding hand gluing eye to cat headband craft template

Begin to make the cat by gluing the two spots on the left and right side of the face. Use the scissors to trim off the excess.

hand gluing spot to cat headband craft

Place the inner ears inside the outer ears and glue them in place.

hand gluing inner ear to cat headband craft

Glue the eyes on either side of the nose, then use a yellow crayon or marker to color in the eyes.

hand gluing eye to cat headband craft
hand coloring in eye of cat headband craft

Take a headband extender and tape it to the base of the headband. Repeat for both sides.

hand taping extender to cat headband craft

That’s all there is to make this cute cat!

cat headband craft

Pet Themed Unit For Kids

Want to create a themed unit around this craft? We’ve got lots of ideas to get your started.

Books are a great way to get even further in a theme! On top of that, reading to kids helps them develop a stronger vocabulary and helps them learn to focus. It’s a win win situation!

Can I Be Your Dog? – This is the cutest storybook about a dog named Arfy who’s a homeless dog. Follow his journey to finding the right family to adopt him!

Strictly No Elephants – When a boy and his pet elephant are denied entrance to a special club, they set out to create their own all-inclusive pet club! This a great story of being a true friend!

If You Give A Cat A Cupcake – Kids who love the classic, If You Give A Mouse A Cookie, will love this cat version! See all the silly things this cat needs!

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Of course, you have to add crafts to the mix! Try out some of our favorite ones below:

color in cat headband craft

Check out these cute pet themed snacks for kids for a fun little treat!

This pretend play vet clinic set is a great activity to engage kids and get kids involved in imaginative play!

Finish off with these pet pattern block mats for a fun hands-on STEM activity.

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Cat Headband Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This cute cat headband is a fun pet themed craft for kids!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Marker or crayons
  • Tape or stapler
  • Cat template

Instructions

  1. Download the cat template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin to make the cat by gluing the two spots on the left and right side of the face. Use the scissors to trim off the excess.
  3. Place the inner ears inside the outer ears and glue them in place.
  4. Glue the eyes on either side of the nose, then use a yellow crayon or marker to color in the eyes.
  5. Take a headband extender and tape it to the base of the headband. Repeat for both sides.

Free Cat Template

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