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Grinch Headband Craft For Kids [Free Template]

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If you didn’t already know, our family is really into the original How The Grinch Stole Christmas movie!

There’s something about the old animation and festive songs that just can’t be replaced (we’re looking at your Jim Carrey!).

But we’re guessing since you’re sitting here reading this, you love it just as much as us!

And, if that’s true, you’re going to love making this Grinch headband craft with your kids.

It’s pretty simple thanks to the printable template that we’re giving to you, so don’t worry if you’re not an artist!

Read on below to see how simple it is to make or watch our step by step video to see it in action! Also, be sure to check out all of our headband crafts for kids.

DIY Grinch Headband For Kids

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Supplies

Directions

Download the Grinch headband template, print and cut out the pieces.

Hands holding grinch headband craft template

Assemble the Grinch’s face by gluing the eyebrows a few inches from the top of the head.

Hands gluing grinch eyes onto paper head

Place the white eyes below the eyebrows and glue in place.

Hands gluing eyes onto grinch face

Glue the dark green nose just below the eyes, in the middle of the face.

Hands gluing nose onto grinch headband craft

Use a pencil to draw in the smile and any other lines you want to make, then trace over it with a black marker.

Hands drawing mouth onto grinch headband craft

Assemble the Santa hat by gluing the fluff to the bottom of the red Santa hat. Place the puff at the end of the Santa hat.

Glue the completed hat to the top of the Grinch’s head.

Place the completed Grinch head on the green strip so the bottom is flush with the bottom of the strip and glue or tape in place. Hands taping Grinch head onto headband base

Add as many extenders as needed to fit your child’s head. Hands taping extender onto Grinch headband craft

That’s it!

We loved how these turned out and bet you will too.

If your family had fun with this craft, they’ll also like these free printable Grinch bookmarks or this toilet paper roll Grinch craft.

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Grinch Headband Template Notes

There are 8 pages in this template, so we thought it might need a little explaining.

Inside the free printable, we’ve included three different versions.

Version number one is the full-color one.

All you have to do for this is print out on white card stock, cut out and attach the extended strips to the main part of the headband and you’re done!

grinch headband

It’s quick, easy and super cute, but it will use a lot of ink if you print it at home.

Version number two of the template is the exact same as number one, except that it’s in black and white.

This, of course, won’t use very much ink so it’s great for using with groups of kids. With this option, kids can color in the headband with markers, crayons or even paint (if your paper is thick enough).

grinch hat craft

Lastly, the third template has all the pieces spread out for you to make the headband craft. This is the version we show you in the video and directions.

There’s an option for any age or skill level, so don’t forget to download your free template below!

grinch craft for kids

Related: Handprint Grinch Craft For Kids

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Grinch Headband Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Make this simple and fun Grinch headband craft with the kids this Christmas season!

Materials

  • Colored card stock (in light and dark green, black and red)
  • White card stock
  • Black marker
  • Glue stick
  • Tape or stapler
  • Crayons or markers (if using the color in version)
  • Grinch headband template (download form located at the end of the page)

Tools

  • Scissors

Instructions

    1. Download the Grinch headband template, print and cut out the pieces.
    2. Assemble the Grinch's face by gluing the eyebrows a few inches from the top of the head.
    3. Place the white eyes below the eyebrows and glue in place.
    4. Glue the dark green nose just below the eyes, in the middle of the face.
    5. Use a pencil to draw in the smile and any other lines you want to make, then trace over it with a black marker.
    6. Assemble the Santa hat by gluing the fluff to the bottom of the red Santa hat. Place the puff at the end of the Santa hat.
    7. Glue the completed hat to the top of the Grinch's head.
    8. Place the completed Grinch head on the green strip so the bottom is flush with the bottom of the strip and glue or tape in place.
    9. Add as many extenders as needed to fit your child's head.

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