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Easy Santa Headband Craft [With FREE Template]

Christmas is right around the corner and we couldn’t be more excited!!!

We think Christmas is the best time of year; it’s filled with love, hope, and family time.

If you need a fun and easy activity to do with the kids, this Santa headband craft is perfect!

We’re giving you a free printable template in 2 versions that will work for the entire family.

Use the craft version to make the paper one yourselves or use the black and white version for kids to color in with crayons or markers.

Either way, your family will build even more wonderful memories during this holiday season! And, if you want more Christmas crafts for kids to do, check out this list!

Easy Santa Craft For Kids

Santa headband craft collage with the words free printable Santa craft in the middle

Supplies

Directions

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

hands holding Santa headband craft template

Glue Santa’s face to the back of the headband, like in the picture below.

hands gluing face onto Santa headband craft

Place Santa’s mustache just above the headband line and glue in place.

hands gluing mustache onto Santa headband craft

Position the eyes just above the mustache and glue to secure.

hands gluing eyes onto Santa headband craft

Glue the nose right above the mustache and slightly on the eyes.

hands gluing nose onto Santa headband craft

Assemble Santa’s hat by gluing the white trim to the base of the red hat, then glue this on the top of Santa’s head. Take the top of the hat fluff ball and glue to the end of the hat.

hands gluing Santa hat to Santa headband craft
hands gluing hat puff to Santa headband craft

Tape one headband extender on each side of the headband base.

hands taping headband extender to Santa headband craft

That’s it!

Isn’t that the cutest Santa headband you’ve ever seen? And it’s so simple and fun to make!

Santa headband craft

Christmas Preschool Unit

We’ve had so many of you email us and ask us to send you any related content so you can create a preschool themed Christmas unit!

It’s such a great idea that we’re sharing all of our ideas below. Pick one or all of them and help keep your preschooler engaged, learning, and having fun!

If you have a child that loves coloring, these Christmas color by number printables are perfect! They’re festive and will help kids work on fine motor skills, number recognition, focus, and more!

color in and craft version Santa headband crafts

These Christmas pattern block mats are a simple STEM activity that’s great for preschoolers. Just download, print, and let them complete each page. This activity also helps with fine motor skills, shape recognition, and color recognition.

Don’t forget all the awesome skills kids can learn from crafting! Things like following directions, scissor skills, perseverance, fine motor skills and more.

Pick and choose your favorite from our top Christmas crafts for kids:

color in Santa headband craft

We love these free printable reindeer coloring pages are cute and perfect for Rudolph fans!

Finish off your activities with some sensory play! This amazingly sparkly Grinch slime is perfect for making after watching your favorite version of the movie.

This Christmas sensory bin is also a fabulous way to entertain the kids. All you need for the filler is some dry pasta and food dye.

Phew, there are so many fun option to help the kids learn and explore! What will you pick for your unit?

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!

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Santa headband craft

Santa Headband Craft

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 16 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This Santa headband craft for kids is a fun way to get the kids excited for the Christmas season!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Santa headband template (download form located at the end of this post)

Instructions

  1. Download the Santa Claus template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Glue Santa's face to the back of the headband, like in the picture below.
  3. Place Santa's mustache just above the headband line and glue in place.
  4. Position the eyes just above the mustache and glue to secure.
  5. Glue the nose right above the mustache and slightly on the eyes.
  6. Assemble Santa's hat by gluing the white trim to the base of the red hat, then glue this on the top of Santa's head. Take the top of the hat fluff ball and glue to the end of the hat.
  7. Tape one headband extender on each side of the headband base.

Free Santa Headband Template

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Gemma

Thursday 2nd of September 2021

Free Santa headband download.

Sam

Monday 6th of September 2021

I like how much you're planning ahead! 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 đŸ™‚

Myroslav

Saturday 19th of December 2020

Good, i like it.

Sam T

Saturday 19th of December 2020

Thank you!

Stephanie Hereth

Monday 14th of December 2020

Please send the free santa headband. I have a student that will love it!

Sam T

Monday 14th of December 2020

All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be emailed to you ?

Paula

Friday 11th of December 2020

Me gustarĂ­a que me enviaras el molde

Sam T

Friday 11th of December 2020

Of course! Just enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be emailed to you :)

maria

Thursday 10th of December 2020

good

Sam T

Friday 11th of December 2020

Thank you!

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