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Mermaid Headband Craft For Kids [Free Template]

If there’s one Disney princess from the past that little girls love, it’s The Little Mermaid!

Whether girls dress up like her as a princess or as a mermaid, she’s ultra popular.

If your child loves Ariel too, they’ll want to make and wear this mermaid headband craft!

Download the free printable template to make it from colored paper or print it out in black and white to color in instead.

Let your kiddos’ imagination run wild with extra sparkliness by adding glitter, glitter glue, or stickers to these headbands as well.

They’re great for preschool, kindergarten, and elementary aged children.

Also be sure to browse through all of our fun mermaid activities for kids.

Printable Mermaid Headband

mermaid headband craft image collage with the words printable mermaid headband in the middle

Supplies

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

Directions

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

hand holding mermaid headband template

Use the markers to draw the details on the shell and starfish.

hand drawing details on paper seashell

Glue the coral on each side of the main seashell, like in the picture.

hand gluing coral to mermaid headband craft

Finish the headband base by gluing the starfish towards the top and behind the main seashell and coral.

hand gluing starfish to mermaid headband craft

Take the completed cluster and glue it to the headband base.

hand gluing pieces to mermaid headband craft

Complete the headband by taping the extenders on each side of the base.

hand taping extender to mermaid headband craft

That’s all you need to do to have a cute beach headband that’s great for mermaid fans!

mermaid headband craft

Ocean Unit For Kids

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

We love borrowing books from the library or buying some to add to our home collection. Reading is a great way to introduce a new unit and as you know, has tremendous benefits! Below are some of the top-rated ocean books for kids!

The Snail and the Whale– Julia Donaldson, author of the famous book The Gruffalo, brings kids another fun book about an unlikely set of friends. Snail and Whale have lots of fun together in this colorful book!

How To Catch A Mermaid– This vibrant book is great for mermaid fans! Join the kids to see if their schemes will land them a mermaid!

The Rainbow Fish -This is a classic children’s book with a wonderful message for children. In it, a fish learns to share his favorite possession, his glittery scales, with his friends!

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Want more ocean crafts for kids to make? We’ve got tons to share!

printable mermaid headband craft

For some educational activities, try out these ocean animal printable preschool worksheets. They’ll help with fine motor skills, letter recognition, patterns, and more!

For help with scissor skills, try out these ocean cutting pages from 3 Boys and a Dog.

These ocean pattern block mats are a great, no-prep STEM activity for young kids.

We also love using these color by number ocean animal printables!

This ocean sensory bin is great for when you want something done for you. If you prefer the DIY route, try out this frozen ocean sensory bin.

Another fun option is this ocean play dough set. It’s sparkly and comes with several cool fish!

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

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!

Ocean Ideas For Kids

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Mermaid Headband Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This mermaid headband craft is a fun and simple activity for kids who love mermaids!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Crayons or markers
  • Mermaid headband template

Instructions

  1. Download the mermaid headband template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Use the markers to draw the details on the shell and starfish.
  3. Glue the coral on each side of the main seashell, like in the picture.
  4. Finish the headband base by gluing the starfish towards the top and behind the main seashell and coral.
  5. Take the completed cluster and glue it to the headband base.
  6. Complete the headband by taping the extenders on each side of the base.

Free Mermaid Headband Template

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Eva Carolina FERRUSCA Monroy

Monday 19th of July 2021

Could you please share template of mermaid headband?

Sam

Tuesday 20th of July 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 🙂

Cheryl

Friday 16th of July 2021

My daughter loves mermaids. Thinking if making these for her Birthday party next weekend.

Sam

Saturday 17th of July 2021

Oh, nice! Hope she has a happy birthday!

Jennifer

Friday 16th of July 2021

Love the mermaid headband

Sam

Saturday 17th of July 2021

Thanks, Jennifer!

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