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Grinch Max Headband Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Max, the Grinch’s dog from the movie The Grinch who stole Christmas, is a beloved character to kids and adults alike.

He’s loyal and sweet and kids love him!

If your kiddo’s favorite character is Max, then they’ll want to make this Grinch Max headband craft.

There’s a free printable template you can download to make it even easier to create with little ones! Print it out in black and white and let the younger kids color it in. Older kids can make theirs from colored paper!

Either way, we know kids will love creating this cute Christmas craft.

For more festive ideas, be sure to look through all of our Grinch activities for kids!

Grinch Dog Craft

Max headband craft image collage with the words Grinch's Max headband

Supplies

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

Directions

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

hand holding Max headband template

Begin by gluing the nose in the middle of the head, above the mouth.

hand gluing nose to Max headband craft

Next, take the eyes and glue them above the nose.

hand gluing eye to Max headband craft

Place the eyebrows above the eyes on each side and glue them in place.

hand gluing eyebrow to Max headband craft

Take Max’s hair and glue it to the top of his head.

hand gluing hair to Max headband craft

Position Max’s ears on either side of his head and glue them to the back.

hand gluing ears to Max headband craft

Create Max’s collar by gluing the gray spots to the collar. Next, glue it in the middle of the headband base.

hand gluing gray circle to dog collar paper
hands gluing dog collar to brown paper

Glue the completed head to the base.

hands gluing Max's head to headband base

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

hand taping extender to Max headband craft

We think your kids will love this Christmas craft!

Max headband craft

Christmas Theme For Kids

Do you want to create an entire Christmas unit around this headband craft? If so, keep reading below for some ideas that will help kids get in the Christmas spirit and learn!

One of the very first things we suggest doing is reading aloud to your child. Reading to kids can help them in so many ways – from improving their reading comprehension to developing a love of reading and beyond!

Below are some of the top Christmas books to read to your kids!

Dasher: This wonderfully illustrated Christmas book for kids gives you the back story on one of Santa’s favorite reindeer, Dasher! Girls will especially love to read this since Dasher is a girl.

Construction Site On Christmas Night: Fans of the fun characters of the construction site books have to add this Christmas themed story to their collection. See how the trucks get ready for Christmas!

How To Catch An Elf: Kids everywhere love the silliness of this Christmas story. The rhymes and the illustrations will draw the kids in as well. This is a Christmas book kids will want to read every year!

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Crafting is another great idea to do throughout the holidays! It’s a good way for kids to learn how to use scissors properly and work on their fine motor skills. Plus, it’s lots of fun.

Check out some of our favorite Christmas craft ideas:

Christmas is coming and these free printable Christmas coloring pages are the perfect activity for kids to do with you. This fun holiday activity will help your child develop better fine motor skills, handwriting coordination, patience, attention span – all while having fun!

Max headband craft

Dot marker worksheets are a fun way to work on fine motor skills, letter recognition, and visual discrimination. Print these Christmas do a dot printables for some festive holiday learning and fun!

Christmas is coming and these elf worksheets are a fun way to keep your kid engaged and learning. These free printables will help kids with letter E recognition, handwriting practice, and scissor skills. The kids will love this Christmas activity!

Keep your little ones entertained this holiday season with these Christmas pattern block mats. This simple, fun activity is great for younger children and helps them learn shapes while developing fine motor skills.

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For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

More Christmas Ideas For Kids

Max headband craft

Grinch Max Headband Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Celebrate Christmas with this fun Max headband craft from the Grinch!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Tape
  • Crayons or markers (if using the colored in version)
  • Max headband template

Instructions

  1. Download the Max template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by gluing the nose in the middle of the head, above the mouth.
  3. Next, take the eyes and glue them above the nose.
  4. Place the eyebrows above the eyes on each side and glue them in place.
  5. Take Max's hair and glue it to the top of his head.
  6. Position Max's ears on either side of his head and glue them to the back.
  7. Create Max's collar by gluing the gray spots to the collar. Next, glue it in the middle of the headband base.
  8. Glue the completed head to the base.
  9. Finish off the headband by taping an extender to each side of the headband base.

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