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DIY Crayon Headband Craft For Kids [Free Template]

If there’s one activity that kids have been doing for generations, it’s coloring!

Kids who love coloring will want to make this DIY crayon headband craft.

It’s super simple, quick, and fun to make. Plus, there are an endless amount of colors for kids to create.

Download the free printable template and make it with your preschool, kindergarten, and elementary children.

Also be sure to check out all of our fun headband crafts for kids.

How To Make A Crayon Headband

crayon headband image collage with the words crayon headband

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Tape or stapler
  • Crayons or markers (if using the color in version)
  • Crayon template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

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

hands holding crayon headband craft template

Take one of the crayon decoration pieces and glue it to the top, middle of the headband. The wavy part should be on the bottom. Take the second decoration pieces and glue it slightly below the first one. This pieces should have the wavy part on the top.

hands gluing black line decoration on crayon headband craft
hands gluing black line decoration on crayon headband craft

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

hand gluing eyes to crayon headband craft

Use tape or stapler to attach an extender on each side of the headband base.

hand taping extenders to crayon headband craft

That’s it! It’s such a fun and quick craft!

crayon headband craft

More Crayon Ideas For Kids

Want a way to extend this crayon craft into more activities? We always enjoy starting everything with books. Check out some of the top crayon-themed books to read to your kids!

The Day the Crayons Quit – If you only read one book, this one is it! It has a hilarious storyline and has cute illustrations too.

Pete the Cat Crayons Rock – Fans of Pete the Cat, will love reading this book about Pete and his drawing.

The Day the Crayon Came Home – Once you read The Day the Crayons Quit, you’ll definitely want to read the sequel to find out what happened!

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If your kids love crayons, they’re bound to love coloring! Try printing out some of these fun colors by numbers and coloring pages:

Dinosaur Color By Numbers – Kids will love this fun dinosaur color by numbers! Not only will it help them practice holding a crayon properly, but it will also help with number recognition. When the kids are finished, they’ll have a set of bright and cheerful pictures of dinosaurs to hang up or show off to their friends. This activity is sure to be a hit with any dino-loving kid!

Printable Monster Coloring Pages – These coloring pages are a great way for kids to express their creativity. There are a variety of different designs to choose from, so kids can find the perfect one for their personality. Plus, coloring can help promote fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and concentration.

Camping Dot To Dot Printables – These fun connect the dots are a great for a camping themed unit or anytime your camping loving kids want something to do!

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DIY Crayon Headband Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This DIY crayon headband craft is a fun activity for young kids!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Tape or stapler
  • Crayons or markers (if using the color in version)
  • Crayon template

Instructions

  1. Download the crayon template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Take one of the crayon decoration pieces and glue it to the top, middle of the headband. The wavy part should be on the bottom. Take the second decoration pieces and glue it slightly below the first one. This pieces should have the wavy part on the top.
  3. Place the eyes in the middle of the head and glue them in place.
  4. Use tape or stapler to attach an extender on each side of the headband base.

Did you make this craft?

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Free Crayon Template

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Nurul

Thursday 30th of June 2022

Hye , can i get the template please for my kids here .

Kay Alexander

Friday 27th of May 2022

Template Please! Thanks!

Sam

Saturday 28th of May 2022

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be sent to you 🙂

Nirali Vora

Thursday 28th of April 2022

Love this idea. My son wants to be blue

Sam

Friday 29th of April 2022

Haha, that's so funny - that's what my son did too! With the hat, a blue shirt, and blue sweatpants 😂

Krisyt

Wednesday 13th of April 2022

Template Download

Sam

Wednesday 13th of April 2022

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be sent to you 🙂

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