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Dog Headband Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Crafting is a great way to spend time with kids. Not only does it keep them occupied, but it also helps develop their creativity and problem-solving skills.

One craft that is simple enough for children of all ages to enjoy making is this dog headband craft.

This project requires no fancy supplies and can be completed in as little as 15 minutes.

The best part? Kids will love how they turn out!

Download the free printable template and make it with preschool, pre k, and kindergarten children.

Also, be sure to browse through all of our fun headband crafts for kids.

Easy Dog Craft

dog headband craft image collage with the words cute dog headband in the middle

Supplies

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

Directions

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

hand holding dog headband template

Begin by gluing the ears on either side of the top of the dog’s head.

hand gluing ear to dog headband craft

Next, glue the eyespot just to the side of one of the ears.

hand gluing eye spot to dog headband craft

Take the eyes and glue one of them in the middle of the eye spot and glue the other one on the opposite side of the face.

hand gluing eye to dog headband craft
hand gluing eye to dog headband craft

Glue the mouth just below the eyes, then take the nose and glue it to the top of the mouth.

hand gluing mouth to dog headband craft
hand gluing nose to dog headband craft

Optionally: Draw on an eyebrow above the eye that doesn’t have the spot.

hand drawing eyebrow on dog headband craft

Finish off by taping the extenders to each side of the headband base.

hand taping extender to dog headband craft

Isn’t this so cute?!

Pet Themed Unit For Kids

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

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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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This pretend play vet set is a great way to help your kids keep their imagination growing!

printable dog headband craft

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Dog Headband Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This dog headband craft is a great way to use up some of those paper scraps around the house. It's perfect for your preschooler or kindergarten children!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Dog template

Instructions

  1. Download the template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by gluing the ears on either side of the top of the dog's head.
  3. Next, glue the eyespot just to the side of one of the ears.
  4. Take the eyes and glue one of them in the middle of the eye spot and glue the other one on the opposite side of the face.
  5. Glue the mouth just below the eyes, then take the nose and glue it to the top of the mouth.
  6. Optionally: Draw on an eyebrow above the eye that doesn't have the spot.
  7. Finish off by taping the extenders to each side of the headband base.

Free Dog Craft Template

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Hanika Chawla

Monday 30th of August 2021

Please send me dog template

Sam

Wednesday 1st of September 2021

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

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