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Cow Headband Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Taking kids to the farm is such a fun family experience! If you have a local farm nearby, we highly recommend going!

They’ll not only enjoy seeing all the animals, but they’ll also be outside in fresh air and learn about the different animals that live on the farm.

Once you’re done with your field trip, try making this cow headband craft. It’s an easy farm animal craft for kids that they’ll enjoy wearing!

Make it at home or at school. It’s great for toddlers, preschool, kindergarten, and early elementary aged children.

Cow Craft For Kids

cow headband craft image collage with the words free printable cow headband in the middle

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Supplies

  • Colored cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Tape or staples
  • Markers (if using the color in version)
  • Cow template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

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

hand holding cow headband craft template

Begin to make the cow’s face by gluing the large spot somewhere on the cow’s head. If any paper hangs off the cow’s head, trim it off with scissors.

hand gluing spot to cow headband

Position the eyes in the middle of the head and glue them in place.

hand gluing eye to cow headband craft

Next, place the nose/mouth piece so that it’s slightly overlapping the bottom of the cow’s eyes. Glue them in place.

hand gluing nose to cow headband craft

Glue the cheeks on both sides of the mouth piece, just below the nostrils.

hand gluing cheek to cow headband craft

Place the inner ears in the middle of the outer ears and glue them in place.

hand gluing inner ear to cow headband craft

Optionally: Glue the other two spots on the headband base and trim off the excess paper.

hand gluing spot to cow headband base

Finish off the headband by taping the extenders to both sides of the headband base.

hand taping extender to cow headband craft

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Little Blue Truck is one of the most popular books in our house. The cool illustrations and rhyming words really make this story fun to read. And with a whole series after this one, kids love getting to know the characters more and more!

The Cow Said Neigh! is a fun and silly book about farm animals who wish they were another farm animal. Kids will enjoy the rhyming and learn that each of us (animals included) has strengths we should embrace.

cow headband craft

If your child likes this craft, they may also enjoy this cow craft for kids or this paper plate cow craft.

For more farm animal crafts, try out this handprint chick craft or this paper plate horse craft.

two cow headband crafts

If you’re looking for a fun activity for your kids, look no further than this farm play dough kit! This activity is great for sensory play, as kids can squish, mold, and manipulate the dough to their heart’s content. Plus, the bright colors and fun shapes are sure to keep them entertained for hours on end. Best of all, when they’re done playing, you can simply pack up the kit and store it away for next time.

This personalized farm animal puzzle is a great gift for kids because it is both fun and educational. The puzzle can be customized to feature the child’s name too. Puzzles help to promote problem-solving skills, fine motor skills, and hand-eye coordination and they’re an engaging screen-free activity too!

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cow headband craft

Cow Headband Craft For Kids

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

This cow headband craft is a fun farm animal activity for kids!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Tape or staples
  • Markers (if using the color in version)
  • Cow template

Instructions

  1. Download the cow template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin to make the cow's face by gluing the large spot somewhere on the cow's head. If any paper hangs off the cow's head, trim it off with scissors.
  3. Position the eyes in the middle of the head and glue them in place.
  4. Next, place the nose/mouth piece so that it's slightly overlapping the bottom of the cow's eyes. Glue them in place.
  5. Glue the cheeks on both sides of the mouth piece, just below the nostrils.
  6. Place the inner ears in the middle of the outer ears and glue them in place.
  7. Optionally: Glue the other two spots on the headband base and trim off the excess paper.
  8. Finish off the headband by taping the extenders to both sides of the headband base.

Did you make this craft?

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Free Cow Headband Template

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Izabella Espinoza

Friday 31st of May 2024

I’d love this for my preschool class!

Sam

Friday 31st of May 2024

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you. Once you've been confirmed as an email subscriber (by clicking the link in the first email), you simply enter your email in any of the forms and it'll automatically redirect you to the download page.

Allie

Wednesday 1st of May 2024

I want to use this for a classroom project for kids ages 3-5

Sam

Wednesday 1st of May 2024

Hi! I just checked your email and it’s listed as “unconfirmed” which means you didn’t click the link in the first email. If you didn’t see it, my best guess is it landed in your junk folder. If you can check that folder for my email (sam@simpleeverydaymom.com) and click the link, you’ll be set ◡̈

Lucia

Friday 24th of November 2023

Hola necesito el molde de vaca . Por favor

Sam

Monday 27th of November 2023

Since you’re already an email subscriber, all you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of any post and it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page ◡̈

Amita

Wednesday 13th of September 2023

I want the cow template

Sam

Wednesday 13th of September 2023

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you. Once you've been confirmed as an email subscriber (by clicking the link in the first email), you simply enter your email in any of the forms and it'll automatically redirect you to the download page.

Roni

Thursday 7th of September 2023

Signed up. All I received was instructions no template ugh

Sam

Friday 8th of September 2023

I checked and you did sign up. The first email you get from me (sam@simpleeverydaymom.com) has the link to the download page. If you can't find it in your inbox, since you’re already an email subscriber, all you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of any post and it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page 🙂

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