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Monkey Headband Craft For Kids [Free Printable]

Are you looking for a fun and simple activity for the kids to for a jungle animal themed unit or birthday party?

If so, this monkey headband craft is perfect for you!

It’s such a fun and simple craft to make, plus if you’re using it with very young children, you can print out the black and white version for kids to color in instead.

Download the free template and watch our quick video tutorial to see exactly how to make this cute monkey craft.

Plus, be sure to check out all of our easy headband crafts for kids for even more ideas!

Printable Monkey Headband

monkey headband craft image collage with the words monkey headband in the middle

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Supplies

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

Directions

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

hand holding monkey headband template

Begin by gluing the monkey’s face to the middle of the monkey head.

hand gluing face to monkey headband craft

Glue the eyes above and outside of the nostrils.

hand gluing eye to monkey headband craft

Place the cheeks below and slightly outside the eyes, then glue them down.

hand gluing cheek to monkey headband craft

Take the inner ears and glue them, one on each side, to the monkey’s outer ears.

hand gluing inner ear to monkey headband craft

Finish off the face by drawing some eyebrows above the eyes with a marker.

Place the headband extender on each side of the headband base and tape it in place.

hand taping extender to monkey headband craft

Your child now has a cute monkey headband!

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Jungle Animal Unit

Would you like to create a whole jungle unit around this craft? If so, keep reading below. We have lots of ideas to get you started!

Books are a great way to introduce a new topic to kids. We suggest starting out with some good books and going from there. Below are some of the best jungle books for kids!

The Secret Life Of A Tiger – This surprising book about a tiger’s night time activities will have kids giggling. It’s a sweet book to add to your collection!

Over In The Rainforest – The rhyming storyline and amazing illustrations will keep the kids captivated from the very first page!

Grumpy Monkey – Kids will love reading this cute story about a grumpy monkey and his friends and family. It’s a great story to talk to kids about emotions.

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For some jungle themed crafts, check out our favorites below:

This cute snake craft from Kids Craft Room is another perfect jungle activity for kids!

printable monkey headband craft

Let the kids have sensory time with this exciting jungle playdough kit. These jungle animal counters are fun to play with and to make educational activities with!

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Monkey Headband Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Make this cute monkey headband craft with the kids any time of year!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Markers
  • Monkey template

Instructions

  1. Download the monkey template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by gluing the monkey's face to the middle of the monkey head.
  3. Glue the eyes above and outside of the nostrils.
  4. Place the cheeks below and slightly outside the eyes, then glue them down.
  5. Take the inner ears and glue them, one on each side, to the monkey's outer ears.
  6. Finish off the face by drawing some eyebrows above the eyes with a marker.
  7. Place the headband extender on each side of the headband base and tape it in place.

Did you make this craft?

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Free Monkey Template

Monkey Template 

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Nikki

Monday 10th of June 2024

Would love this craft! Thank you

Sam

Monday 10th of June 2024

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you. Once you've been confirmed as an email subscriber (by clicking the link in the first email), you simply enter your email in any of the forms and it'll automatically redirect you to the download page.

Xinyi

Thursday 30th of May 2024

May I please have the monkey headband craft? Thank you!

Sam

Thursday 30th of May 2024

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you. Once you've been confirmed as an email subscriber (by clicking the link in the first email), you simply enter your email in any of the forms and it'll automatically redirect you to the download page.

Tamara

Thursday 2nd of May 2024

May I please have the monkey headband craft? Thank you!

Sam

Thursday 2nd of May 2024

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you. Once you've been confirmed as an email subscriber (by clicking the link in the first email), you simply enter your email in any of the forms and it'll automatically redirect you to the download page.

Rubi

Saturday 27th of January 2024

Please can you share the headband

Sam

Monday 29th of January 2024

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you. Once you've been confirmed as an email subscriber (by clicking the link in the first email), you simply enter your email in any of the forms and it'll automatically redirect you to the download page.

Julie

Tuesday 23rd of January 2024

I’d like the monkey headband printable, please.

Sam

Wednesday 24th of January 2024

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you. Once you've been confirmed as an email subscriber (by clicking the link in the first email), you simply enter your email in any of the forms and it'll automatically redirect you to the download page.

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